The Frame-Up

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The Frame-Up
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Start date: May 6th, 1968
End date: July 6th, 1968
# of strips: 54 strips (9 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Sy Barry
Original colorist: N/A
Preceded by: "Jungle Olympics"
Followed by: "The Hydra"

"The Frame-Up" is the 101st 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

  • The Police Chief
  • Miss Longa



Old Jungle Sayings

  • The Phantom moves silently as a cat.
  • There are times when the Phantom leaves the jungle and walks the streets of the town as an ordinary man.
  • The Phantom is rough with roughnecks.

Related stories

Referenced in

Behind the scenes

Title panel.
  • This story has often been reprinted with the title "The President's Son". However, the actual title "The Frame-Up" appears in the first daily strip of this story.


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • "Υπόθεση κατασκοπείασ" (romanized as "Ypothesi kataskopeias"), Fantom #58 (1976)

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