|First appearance:||"The Scorpia"|
|Created by:||Lee Falk & Wilson McCoy|
Scorpia is a centuries-old criminal organization, and arch-enemies of the Phantom.
According to newspaper stories
From history books:
- the Scorpia, 16th century pirate band. Partly myth – said to be destroyed by legendary Phantom.
- the Scorpia, 17th century pirate band, partly myth, said to be destroyed 1612 by legendary Phantom.
- tradition states legendary Phantom killed Scorpia pirate leader, 1612 – then blew up powder magazine, destroying stronghold. Of course, the Phantom did not really live.
- Scorpia, partially destroyed, 1612.
- Scorpia reappears 1713 – East Africa.
- 1818, Scorpia, near Suez.
- Scorpia, China coast, 1898.
From the Phantom Chronicles:
- February 3, 1612 – Destroyed Scorpia Stronghold
- March 8, 1715 – Fought Scorpia leader
- September 10, 1803 – Finally found Scorpia hideout
From the archives of Scorpia:
- 1612 – Phantom attacks Scorpia base
- 1718 – Phantom slays Scorpia king
- 1765 – Phantom sinks flagship
- undated – sank two Scorpia ships
- undated – Phantom exploded two powder magazines
- undated – Phantom blew up ship
Said by Miki:
- "When I was a boy, my grandfather told me of when he was a boy. He was a cabin boy – when Scorpia was Scorpia. One night – he came – the Phantom – The Ghost Who Walks! He blew up the ship's powder magazines – 'twas said he hated pirates."
According to Team Fantomen
In "The Mona Lisa Caper", the act on Scorpia is shown:
US Security Service Q V 82, Paris
REF: 3597/AAC/12#Z, Secret
Subject: Scorpia (piracy)
Oral tradition claims that Scorpia as a pirate organization was formed during the 16th century, being active in the West Indies and Africa.
Jamaica 1612: Scorpia organization defeated and their leader, Brunel de Gottshalk, killed by mysterious adventurer, known as the Phantom.
East-Africa 1780: Scorpia slavers arrested by the British Fleet.
Suez 1818: Pirate ship operates in the eastern Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea under the flag of the Black Scorpion.
Shanghai 1898: Opium traffic organized by Scorpia cell in cooperation with other Scorpia cells in Europe and America.
|"The Island of Death"||Falk||Eralp||remake|
|"The Mona Lisa Caper"||Worker||Vallvé|
|"Return of the Scorpia"||Worker||Leppänen|
|"The Scorpia Menace"||Copper||N/A||remake|