The Son of the Phantom

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The Son of the Phantom
Produced for: The Son of the Phantom
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Writer: Dale Robertson
Artist: Wilson McCoy
Original colorist: unknown
Producer: Whitman Publishing

"The Son of the Phantom" is a 1944 prose story written by Dale Robertson and illustrated with Wilson McCoy panels taken from The Childhood of the Phantom.

Plot summary

The story of the youth of the current Phantom, from his earliest memories, his jungle childhood, education in America, the death of his mother and his return home, and finally his father's death and him swearing the Oath of the Skull.


The story differs from The Childhood of the Phantom, as well as other re-tellings of the Phantom's early years in several ways; the 1st Phantom is called Eric Nelson, and his father Sir Gerald Nelson, and the current Phantom's American relatives are named Lucy and Jasper Walker.


This story has been published in the following publications:

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