The Charlotte News

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The Charlotte News was an American newspaper that published "The Phantom" daily strip from 1955 to 1985 and Sunday strip from 1982 to 1985. Sunday strips had been published on Friday.

History

The Charlotte News was the afternoon newspaper in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Published stories

Daily stories

Original story title Start date End date Comment
"The Slimming of Prince Tagon" March 14, 1955 May 21, 1955
"Captain Kidder's Treasure" May 23,1955 July 30, 1955
"Dr Axel and the Witchmen" August 1, 1955 October 8, 1955
"Queen Sansamor and the Sixth Man" October 10, 1955 January 21, 1956
"The Wisdom of Solomon" January 23, 1956 February 25, 1956
"U-Town" February 27, 1956 May19, 1956
"The Grove of the Sleeping Giant" May 21, 1956 September 1, 1956
"The Shoplifters" September 3, 1956 November 17, 1956
"The Heavyweight Champion" November 19, 1956 January 12, 1957
"Wambo the Gambler" January 14, 1957 March 30, 1957
"The White Princess" April 1, 1957 June 29, 1957
"The Valley of No Return" July 1, 1957 September 21, 1957
"The Crown Jewels of Corba" September 23, 1957 December 21, 1957
"The Scorpia" December 23, 1957 May 3, 1958
"The Two Signs" May 5, 1958 August 23, 1958
"The Crybaby" August 25, 1958 November 1, 1958
"The Underwater Diamond Thieves" November 3, 1958 March 7, 1959
"The Betrothal" March 9, 1959 June 13, 1959
"The Swamp Rats" June 15, 1959 October 3, 1959
"The Flying Horse" October 5, 1959 January 16, 1960
"The Reporter" January 18, 1960 April 2, 1960
"The Monkey Mail" April 4, 1960 August 6, 1960
"The Jungle Olympics" August 8, 1960 October 29, 1960
"The 50th Wife" October 31, 1960 February 25, 1961
"The Iron Dragon" February 27, 1961 May 13, 1961
"The Werewolf" May 15, 1961 August 19, 1961
"The Slave Market of Mucar" August 21, 1961 February 10, 1962
"The Epidemic" February 12, 1962 June 16, 1962
"The Wharf Rats" June 18, 1962 October 13, 1962
"The Mysterious Ambassador" October 15, 1962 June 1, 1963
"The Mystery of the Island of Dogs" June 3, 1963 December 14, 1963
"The Drummer of Timpenni" December 16, 1963 March 21, 1964
"The Reef" March 23, 1964 June 27, 1964
"The Adventures of Lucy Cary" June 29, 1964 December 12, 1964
"The Bad Ones" December 14, 1964 April 17, 1965
"The Hanta Witch" April 19, 1965 July 31, 1965
"Prince Hali and the White Stallion" August 2, 1965 January 1, 1966
"Bullets' Town" January 3, 1966 May 28, 1966
"The Killer" May 30, 1966 September 10, 1966
"The Sea God" September 12, 1966 December 24, 1966
"The Satchel" December 26, 1966 March 18, 1967
"The Crime School" March 20, 1967 June 24, 1967
"Deadman's Point" June 26, 1967 September 30, 1967
"The Rogue Elephant" October 2, 1967 January 20, 1968
"Jungle Olympics" January 22, 1968 May 4, 1968
"The Frame-Up" May 6, 1968 July 6, 1968
"The Hydra" July 8, 1968 October 12, 1968
"The Art Thieves" October 14, 1968 February 8, 1969
"The Masked Ball" February 10, 1969 March 22, 1969
"The Jungle Home" March 24, 1969 June 21, 1969
"Rex, the Missing Heir" June 23, 1969 October 4, 1969
"The Gladiator" October 6, 1969 January 17, 1970
"The Missing Daddy" January 19, 1970 April 18, 1970
"Luaga's Undercover Tour" April 20, 1970 July 25, 1970
"The Mission" July 27, 1970 December 5, 1970
"Yes" December 7, 1970 February 13, 1971
"The Fence" February 15, 1971 May 8, 1971
"The Mysterious Passenger" May 10, 1971 July 24, 1971
"The Vultures" July 26, 1971 November 6, 1971
"The Lost City of Pheenix" November 8, 1971 January 8, 1972
"The Witchman" January 10, 1972 April 8, 1972
"The Tanker-Jackers" April 10, 1972 July 15, 1972
"The Keeper of the Peace" July 17, 1972 October 14, 1972
"The Giant of Kaluga" October 16, 1972 January 27, 1973
"The Trial of Patrolman Zokko" January 29, 1973 May 5, 1973
"The Things" May 7, 1973 August 18, 1973
"Vandal-Looters" August 20, 1973 November 24, 1973
"The Pampered Princess" November 26, 1973 March 30, 1974
"The Curse of the Sacred Image" April 1, 1974 August 24, 1974
"The Normal Life" August 26, 1974 December 28, 1974
"The Cavelands" December 30, 1974 April 19, 1975
"T" April 21, 1975 September 13, 1975
"Hzzz" September 15, 1975 November 29, 1975
"Star of Bangalla" December 1, 1975 March 6, 1976
"Mystery of Kula-Ku" March 8, 1976 July 31, 1976
"S.S. Blitz" August 2, 1976 October 30, 1976
"Return of the Terrorists" November 1, 1976 February 19, 1977
"The Proposal" February 21, 1977 April 2, 1977
"Guardian of the Eastern Dark" April 4, 1977 August 13, 1977
"The Tyrant of Tarakimo" August 15, 1977 October 29, 1977
"Phantom Wedding" October 31, 1977 February 4, 1978
"The Three Bandits" February 6, 1978 April 15, 1978
"Return to Tarakimo" April 17, 1978 September 16, 1978
"Jungle City" September 18, 1978 December 16, 1978
"The Heirs" December 18, 1978 May 19, 1979
"Jungle Gold" May 21, 1979 September 8, 1979
"The Return of General Bababu" September 10, 1979 February 16, 1980
"The Tree House" February 18, 1980 July 19, 1980
"The Poachers" July 21, 1980 July 28, 1980
"Gooroo's Jungle Muggers" November 3, 1980 April 4, 1981
"The Hostages" April 6, 1981 July 4, 1981
"The Phantom's Vacation" July 6, 1981 September 12, 1981
"The Return of Gooroo's Mob" September 14, 1981 January 16, 1982
"Tale of Rex" January 18, 1982 September 11, 1982
"Queen Karola of Kula-Ku" September 13, 1982 February 12, 1983
"Ughland" February 14, 1983 July 2, 1983
"Visit to Baronkhan" July 4, 1983 November 26, 1983
"Luck and Wealth" November 28, 1983 May 26, 1984
"The Kimberly Diamonds" May 28, 1984 September 8, 1984
"The Embassy Siege" September 10, 1984 December 22, 1984
"The Presidents" December 24, 1984 June 1, 1985
"Drug Busters" June 3, 1985 September 7, 1985
"The Lake Lady" September 9, 1985 November 1, 1985 incomplete story

Sunday stories

Original story title Start date End date Comment
"Kit and the Little People" April 9, 1981 April 9, 1982 the last week only
"The Terrorists" April 16, 1982 September 3, 1982
"The Missing Link Family" September 10, 1982 January 14, 1983
"Mysterious Karapura" January 21, 1983 July 29, 1983
"The Eastern Dark" August 5, 1983 January 27, 1984
"The Golden Beach of Keela-Wee" February 3, 1984 May 4, 1984
"The Deadliest Animals in the Jungle" May 11, 1984 August 17, 1984
"The Third Phantom" August 24, 1984 February 15, 1985
"The Whispering Grove" February 22, 1985 June 7, 1985
"The Forest Giants" June 14, 1985 October 25, 1985 without the last ten weeks