The Art Thieves

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The Art Thieves
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Start date: October 14th, 1968
End date: February 8th, 1969
# of strips: 102 strips (17 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Sy Barry
Original colorist: N/A
Preceded by: "The Hydra"
Followed by: "The Masked Ball"

"The Art Thieves" is the 103rd Phantom daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Sy Barry.

Plot Summary

The Phantom has promised to show Walker's Table to Diana. But just recently a criminal gang led by Clyde has begun to use it to hide stolen artwork and jewellery. The Phantom and Diana arrive there to discover that somebody has destroyed the exterior rope and pulley system to go from the ground level to the top of the mesa. The Phantom rock climbs to the top, then helps Diana to go up through the inside well. Inside the cabin on top they find boxes with jewellery and artwork. At that time the thieves return by helicopter.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Clyde
  • Toff
  • Max
  • Bud
  • Muggs





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  • Tíminn March 27, 1969 – July 30, 1969

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