The Monessen Daily Independent

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The Monessen Daily Independent was an American newspaper that published "The Phantom" daily strip from 1937 to 1946 and from 1951 to 195?.

History

The Monessen Daily Independent newspaper was located in Monessen, Pennsylvania. "The Phantom" first appeared in The Monessen Daily Independent on September 13, 1937, and had been publishing until the late fifties.

Published stories

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Original story title Start date End date Comment
"War in the Jungle" September 13, 1937 September 18, 1937 the last week only
"Little Toma" September 20, 1937 February 5, 1938
"The Prisoner of the Himalayas" February 7, 1938 June 18, 1938
"Adventure in Algiers" June 20, 1938 July 23, 1938
"The Shark's Nest" July 25, 1938 November 5, 1938
"Fishers of Pearls" November 7, 1938 January 28, 1939
"The Slave Traders" January 30, 1939 May 6, 1939
"The Mysterious Girl" May 8, 1939 September 2, 1939
"The Golden Circle" September 4, 1939 January 20, 1940
"The Sea Horse" January 22, 1940 July 27, 1940
"The Game of Alvar" July 29, 1940 December 14, 1940
"Diana Aviatrix Lost" December 16, 1940 July 12, 1941
"The Phantom's Treasure" July 14, 1941 January 31, 1942
"The Inexorables" February 2, 1942 January 9, 1943
"Bent Beak Broder" January 11, 1943 May 22, 1943
"The Phantom's Engagement" May 24, 1943 July 24, 1943
"High Seas Highjacker" July 26, 1943 February 26, 1944
"Diana" February 28, 1944 May 20, 1944
"The Crooner" May 22, 1944 August 26, 1944
"The Maharajah's Daughter" August 28, 1944 March 24, 1945
"The Blue Gang" March 26, 1945 May 26, 1945
"Lago the Lake God" May 28, 1945 August 11, 1945
"The Wild Girl" August 13, 1945 November 10, 1945
"The Mermaids of Melo Straits" November 12, 1945 February 16, 1946
"Princess Valerie" February 18, 1946 April 20, 1946 the first nine weeks only
"Whirlpool Channel" April 23, 1951 June 16, 1951 without the first four weeks
"The Tiger Girl" June 18, 1951 September 15, 1951
"The Governor's Family" September 17, 1951 December 1, 1951
"The Professor" December 3, 1951 March 15, 1952
"The Jungle Patrol" March 17, 1952 May 31, 1952
"Bobo the Toy Dog" June 2, 1952 July 19, 1952
"The Great Ajax" July 21, 1952 October 11, 1952
"The Toad Men" October 13, 1952 February 28, 1953
"The Lady from Nowhere" March 2, 1953 June 20, 1953
"The Matchmaker" June 22, 1953 October 10, 1953
"The Super Apes" October 12, 1953 January 30, 1954
"Ragon's Game" February 1, 1954 June 5, 1954
"The Mob" June 7, 1954 September 11, 1954
"The Wrestling Tourney" September 13, 1954 December 18, 1954
"Aboard the SS Gay" December 20, 1954 March 12, 1955
"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 May 19, 1956
"The Grove of the Sleeping Giant" May 21, 1956 September 1, 1956
"The Shoplifters" September 3, 1956 November 15, 1956
"The Heavyweight Champion" November 19, 1956 January 12, 1957