|First appearance:||"The Vultures"|
|Created by:||Lee Falk & Sy Barry|
The Vultures is a centuries-old criminal organization, and arch-enemies of the Phantom. They made their first appearance in the Phantom story "The Vultures" from 1971. They are easily recognized by that they all have shaved off their hair and tattooed a V on their forehead.
According to Lee Falk
According to Team Fantomen
The first encounter with them were made by the 4th Phantom.
In Swedish they are called "Vråkarna" ("The Buzzards") in order that their name would begin with V.
This list of appearances is considered to be complete, with reservations for the possibility of mistakes.
|"Revenge of the Vultures"||Granberg||Wilhelmsson|
|"Vultures Over Vacul"||Bull||Vallvé|
|"Atomic Terror"||Eklund||Wilhelmsson, Eralp|
|"The Orient Express, Part 1"||Worker||Vallvé|
|"The Orient Express, Part 2"||Worker||Vallvé|
|"The Wolfman of Montargis"||Worker||Lindahl||in flashback only|
|"The Magic Flute"||Avenell||Lindahl|
|"The 22nd Phantom, Part 2"||Lindahl||Lindahl|
|"Rodia - Twilight||Reimerthi||Felmang|