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The Monkey Mail (story)

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The Monkey Mail
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Start date: April 4th, 1960
End date: August 6th, 1960
# of strips: 108 strips (18 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Wilson McCoy
Original colorist: N/A
Preceded by: "The Reporter"
Followed by: "The Jungle Olympics"

"The Monkey Mail" is the 77th 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

  • Digger
  • Slim
  • Nadi (Caretaker of the monkeys)
  • Egbert (monkey)
  • Fofo (monkey)
  • Bibi (monkey)
  • Patrolman Grant
  • Patrolman Clark




Old jungle sayings

  • Compared to the Phantom, lightning is slow.
  • The Phantom is many men.

Related stories


Referenced in


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • Hejmdal May 1, 1962 – September 6, 1962

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  • Tíminn August 20, 1960 – January 14, 1961

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  • "الشبح والجوهرة السوداء" (romanized as "Alshabah wa aljawhara alsawda'a"), Samir #267#285 (1961)

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  • "Дијана стиже у џунглу" ("romanized as "Dijana stiže u džunglu"), Politikin Zabavnik #999 (1971)