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The Masked Emissary

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The Masked Emissary
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Produced for: The Phantom #19
# of pgs: 9
Writer: Dick Wood & Lee Falk
Artist: Bill Lignante
Original colorist: unknown
Producer: King Comics

"The Masked Emissary" is a 1966 King Comics story written by Dick Wood, after an original script by Lee Falk, and with art by Bill Lignante.

Plot summary

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Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Colonel Nelson
  • The Chief of Wambesi




  • Luaga, Bababu, the Monkey Mail, the name Morristown, and Diana's work for the U.N. make their first Gold Key/King appearances.
  • This is the last Lee Falk-based story to be published in the 1962-1977 American The Phantom magazine.
  • This story differs on several points from the original Falk/Barry story; it is much shorter, basically only including the final showdown between Luaga and Bababu, and - maybe most notable - Luaga and Bababu are both Caucasian. Luaga is also referred to as "Luaga of Kelgo" by the jungle chiefs, and Bababu is said to have the rank of a Captain.

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This story has been published in the following publications:

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