The League of Lost Men

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The League of Lost Men
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Start date: May 28th, 1939
End date: October 15th, 1939
# of strips: 21
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Ray Moore
Original colorist: KFS staff
Preceded by: N/A
Followed by: "The Precious Cargo
of Colonel Winn

"The League of Lost Men" is the very first Phantom Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Ray Moore.

Plot summary

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Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Twitchy
  • Bull
  • Helen Thrush
  • Professor Thrush
  • Dutch
  • Bud
  • Peppo
  • Slim




Behind the scenes

Title panel.
  • The title "The League of Lost Men" appears in the first strip of the story.
  • This is the first Sunday story, and is introduced by the most detail story of the origin of the Phantom published since "The Singh Brotherhood".
  • For the second time in the history of the Phantom strip, Guran's position among the Bandars is mentioned; He is said to be the witch doctor of the tribe.
  • On the last page of the story, it's title is notably changed, from "The League of the Lost Men" to "The League of the Missing Men".

Related stories

Referenced in


This story has been published in the following publications:

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