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Start date: February 27th, 1956
End date: May 19th, 1956
# of strips: 72 (12 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Wilson McCoy
Original colorist: N/A
Preceded by: "The Wisdom of Solomon"
Followed by: "The Grove of the
Sleeping Giant

"U-Town" is the 61st Phantom daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Wilson McCoy.

Plot Summary

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Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Jedge
  • Sam
  • Slim
  • Ned Moss
  • Madge Moss
  • Pete
  • Jungle Patrolmen



Old Jungle Sayings

  • "There are times, the natives say, when the Phantom leaves the Jungle and walks thru the town like an ordinary man."
  • "Phantom has eyes in back of his head."

Behind the scenes

Title panel.
  • The title "U-Town" 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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  • "Uraaniroistot", Ilta-Sanomat July 15, 2013 – July 30, 2013

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