L'Action catholique

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L'Action catholique was a Canadian newspaper that published "The Phantom" daily strip with the title "Le Fantôme" from 1939 to 1974.

History

L'Action catholique was founded in 1915 and published in French language. "The Phantom" first appeared in L'Action catholique on May 27, 1939. In 1962 L'Action catholique changed name to L'Action, in 1971 to L'Action-Québec, and in 1973 to À propos.

Promotion for the upcoming Phantom comic strip; from L'Action catholique (May 25, 1939).
Promotion for the upcoming Phantom comic strip; from L'Action catholique (May 26, 1939).
Promotion for the upcoming Phantom comic strip; from L'Action catholique (May 27, 1939).
The first Phantom strip published in L'Action catholique (May 27, 1939).

Published stories

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Original story title Start date End date Comment
"The Slave Traders" May 27, 1939 September 2, 1939 the last two weeks only
"The Mysterious Girl" June 9, 1939 October 10, 1939 the last strip was printed twice, on October 10 and 11, 1939
"The Golden Circle" October 12, 1939 February 6, 1940 the first strip missing
"The Sea Horse" February 7, 1940 August 12, 1940
"The Game of Alvar" August 13, 1940 January 2, 1941
"Diana Aviatrix Lost" January 3, 1941 August 5, 1941
"The Phantom's Treasure" August 6, 1941 March 3, 1942
"The Inexorables" March 4, 1942 January 30, 1943
"Bent Beak Broder" February 1, 1943 June 17, 1943
"The Phantom's Engagement" June 18, 1943 August 23, 1943
"High Seas Highjacker" August 24, 1943 March 11, 1944
"Diana" March 13, 1944 June 5, 1944
"The Crooner" June 6, 1944 September 11, 1944
"The Maharajah's Daughter" September 12, 1944 April 20, 1945
"The Blue Gang" April 21, 1945 June 29, 1945
"Lago the Lake God" June 30, 1945 September 20, 1945
"The Wild Girl" September 21, 1945 December 22, 1945
"The Mermaids of Melo Straits" December 24, 1945 March 13, 1946
"Princess Valerie" March 14, 1946 August 13, 1946
"Queen Asta of Trondelay" August 14, 1946 November 15, 1946
"Mister Hog" November 18, 1946 April 23, 1947
"Romance" April 24, 1947 December 29, 1947
"The Devil Road" December 30, 1947 June 23, 1948
"The Girls" June 25, 1948 December 6, 1948
"The Masked Marvel" December 7, 1948 April 7, 1949
"Fathers and Sons" April 6, 1949 June 13, 1949
"The Flirtatious Princess" June 15, 1949 October 17, 1949
"The Thuggees" October 18, 1949 April 29, 1950
"The Ape Idol of the Durugu" May 1, 1950 July 12, 1950
"The Movie Stars" July 13, 1950 November 18, 1950
"The White Monkey" November 20, 1950 February 16, 1951
"The Gray Gang" February 17, 1951 March 12, 1951