The Governor's Family

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The Governor's Family
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Start date: September 17th, 1951
End date: December 1st, 1951
# of strips: 78 (13 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Wilson McCoy
Original colorist: N/A
Preceded by: "The Tiger Girl"
Followed by: "The Professor"

"The Governor's Family" is the 43rd Phantom daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Wilson McCoy.

Plot summary

The wife and spoiled son of the Governor of Bengali gets kidnapped by Sir Ali who wants the governor sign lucrative business contract. The Phantom manage to find the kidnapped wife and child and defeat Sir Ali's 200 hired killers.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Bobbie, the governor's son
  • Myrna, the governor's wife
  • Sir Ali
  • Dirk
  • Slim


Behind the scenes

Title panel.
  • The title "The Governor's Family" appears in the first strip of the story, although without the caption "Beginning:" that usually preceeds a story title.


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • La Patrie September 17, 1951 – December 1, 1951

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