The Embassy Siege

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The Embassy Siege
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Start date: September 10th, 1984
End date: December 22nd, 1984
# of strips: 90 (15 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Sy Barry
Original colorist: N/A
Preceded by: "The Kimberly Diamonds"
Followed by: "The Presidents"

"The Embassy Siege" is the 155th Phantom daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Sy Barry.

Plot synopsis

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Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • General Neufome
  • Coroporal Blanco
  • Unnamed terrorists




Old jungle sayings

  • There are times when the Phantom leaves the jungle and walks the streets of the town like an ordinary man.
  • Phantom moves faster than lightning flash.
  • Phantom hits harder than lightning bolt.
  • Phantom rough on roughnecks.
  • Mark of Phantom makes strong men weak.


  • It is stated in the beginning of this story that it takes place 7 years after the Phantom and Diana were married, which is roughly the actual time between the publication of the two stories.


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • "Les exigences d'un commando", Akim #756 (1991; incomplete story)

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  • Tíminn March 18, 1988 – July 30, 1988

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