Friday, July 27, 2012

PHANTOM LADY "Olympic Saboteurs"

With the Olympics opening in London today...
...let's look at how our svelte superheroine handled problems at the 1948 Olympics, which were also set in London!
This story appeared in Fox's Phantom Lady #22 (February 1949), which was on-sale in October or November 1948.
The Olympics took place at the end of July/beginning of August.
With a normal three-month turnaround for a comic's creation/production/printing, this tale was probably written and illustrated around the time of the 1948 Olympic Games.
The story was most likely written by editor Ruth Roche (as most of the Phantom Lady stories most likely were).
The artist is unknown, but is clearly not Matt Baker, who helped define the character's look.
If you want to see the complete Fox/Ajax run of Phantom Lady (except for this story), click HERE.
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