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The Mystery of the Island of Dogs

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The Mystery of the Island of Dogs
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Start date: June 3rd, 1963
End date: December 14th, 1963
# of strips: 168 strips (28 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Sy Barry
Original colorist: N/A
Preceded by: "The Mysterious Ambassador"
Followed by: "The Drummer of Timpenni"

"The Mystery of the Island of Dogs" is the 86th 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

  • Jim
  • Major Helm
  • Janice Helm
  • Mr. Crabbe
  • Tuga
  • Private Riggs
  • Mac
  • Gooley
  • Doyle
  • General Serge






Old jungle sayings

Behind the scenes

  • The title is given in the strip of June 8, 1963.

Related stories

Remade as


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • "Mains basses sur la ville", Le Fantôme #176, "L'enlèvement de Janice", #177, "Rendez-vous avec le danger", #178 and "Enfer à l'aube", #179 (1968)
  • "L'île des chiens", Akim #722, "Tentative d'enlèvement", #723, "La base secrète", #724, and "Une explosion mystérieuse", #725 (1989)
  • "L'île des chiens", Akim #8#9, "Tentative d'enlèvement", #10#11, "La base secrète", #12#13 and "Une explosion mystérieuse", #14

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  • "Το μυστικο του νησιου των άγριων σκυλων" (romanized as "To mystiko tou nisiou ton agrion skylon"), Velos #68 and "Το κυνηγι των κατασκοπων" (romanized as "To kynigi ton kataskopon"), #69 (1969)

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  • Tíminn February 8, 1964 – September 11, 1964

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