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The Hostages

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The Hostages
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Start date: April 6th, 1981
End date: July 4th, 1981
# of strips: 78 strips (13 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Sy Barry
Original colorist: N/A
Preceded by: "Gooroo's Jungle Muggers"
Followed by: "The Phantom's Vacation"

"The Hostages" is the 146th Phantom daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Sy Barry.

Plot Summary

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Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Spike
  • Bula
  • Mush




  • The United Nations


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • "Les otages", Le Nouvelliste September 3, 1981 – December 1, 1981 (last strip missing)

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  • Tíminn November 2, 1982 – February 22, 1983

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