The Origin

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The Origin
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Produced for: The Phantom #1
# of pgs: 1
Writer: Bill Harris
Artist: Bill Lignante
Original colorist: N/A
Producer: Gold Key

"The Origin" is a 1962 one page short Gold Key story, written by Bill Harris and with art by Bill Lignante.

Plot synopsis

This one-page short story explains the origin of the Phantom. It introduces the current Phantom as the 16th in the line.


Recurring characters

Behind the scenes

  • There is no official title of this short "story". "The Origin" is how it is referred to on various Internet sites.
  • This story originally served as an introduction to the readers of the Gold Key Phantom magazine. While it doesn't mention the year of the 1st Phantom's swearing of the oath, it does state that the current Phantom is the 16th in the line. Other Gold Key stories, however, mentions that the current Phantom is the 21st, or the 17th.


This story has been published in the following publications:

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