The Story of Hero

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The Story of Hero
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Produced for: The Phantom #27
# of pgs: 24
Writer: Bill Harris
Artist: Bill Lignante
Original colorist: unknown
Producer: King Comics

"The Story of Hero" is a 1967 King Comics story written by Bill Harris, and with art by Bill Lignante.

Plot summary

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Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • King Surobi of Kabora
  • Newt
  • Princess Melonie of Kabora
  • The Chief of Sinku



Old jungle sayings

  • "When the Phantom is angry, his blows sound like thunder"

Behind the scenes

  • This story tells an alternative story of Hero's origin, as opposed to "The Maharajah's Daughter". There are however striking similarities between the two stories, most notably the fact that the Phantom receives Hero after rescuing a kidnapped princess.


This story has been published in the following publications:

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