(February 2013)

PS, 2013 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
29.99 EUR; 47.99 USD
Pages:
312
On-sale date:
2013-02 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
978-1-84863-512-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978184863512854799
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Colour
Dimensions:
7.25 x 10.5"
Paper Stock:
Bond
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Collected Editions

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]

[Endpapers] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Rudy Palais ?
Inks:
Rudy Palais ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]

Indexer Notes

Starts inside front cover.

Reprints the splash page artwork from Police Comics #22.

[Publication Information] (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

That's Why the Lady Is a Phantom (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
? ( photograph)
Inks:
? ( photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Firebrand [Rod Reilly]; Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brien]; The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]; The Mouthpiece [Bill Perkins]; Volton [Guy Newton]; Sheena; Roy Thomas (color photo); Will Eisner (B/W photo); S.M. "Jerry" Iger (B/W photo); Arthur Peddy (B/W photo); Joe Kubert (B/W photo); Irwin Hasen (B/W photo); Frank Borth (B/W photo); Rudy Palais (B/W photo); Matt Baker (B/W photo)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Firebrand; Phantom Lady / table of contents / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gill Fox; Matt Baker
Inks:
Gill Fox; Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Firebrand [Rod Reilly]; Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brien]; The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln]; The Mouthpiece [Bill Perkins]; The Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]

Indexer Notes

Credits for all of the issues reprinted in this volume, together with the covers of Police Comics #1 and Phantom Ladys #13-17 reprinted as well.

[The Coming of the Phantom Lady] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight] (introduction); Senator Henry Knight (introduction, Sandra's father); Don Borden (introduction, State Department investigator); Dr. Raphael (inventor); Wenner (villain, death); Pete (villain, Raphael's assistant, death)
Synopsis:
The Phantom Lady rescues a kidnapped scientist who has developed a uranium explosive.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Lantern

Indexer Notes

Phantom Lady's origin was revealed in Freedom Fighters #15.

[The Kidnapped Ambassador] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Kivoya (Ambassador of Herma); un-named oriental houseboy (villain); Tikoy (villain, thug); un-named Ambassador to Kioland (villain); Todd (villain, ex-Navy man)
Synopsis:
The Phantom Lady foils a plot by the large Eastern nation of Kioland to gain control over its smaller neighbor Herma by tricking it into declaring war on the United States.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Lantern

[Framed For Kidnapping] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; two un-named kidnappers (villains)
Synopsis:
The Phantom Lady rescues her fiancee, Don Borden, from spies trying to get defense secrets from him.......spies who had tried to frame the Phantom Lady for Don's kidnapping, but she eluded the Police. She disappears after rescuing Don and when the cops come in saying that "some dame" called in a tip, Don thinks of Sandra.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black (flash)light

[The Dirigible of Doom] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; un-named Anglican Ambassador; Kurtz (villain, death); Heine (villain, death)
Synopsis:
The Phantom Lady rescues Don and an ambassador from a dirigible on which some Nazis had planted a bomb.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black (flash)light (aka the black cone)

[Ortega the Saboteur] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Senator Henry Knight (cameo); un-named U.S. Assistant Secretary of State; Donna Clarrissa Montano (Parador Ambassador's daughter); Lieutenant Yardley (USN Officer); Captain Ortega (villain, Parador Army Officer)
Synopsis:
The Phantom Lady stops a spy from stealing a plane and getting away with valuable information.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Light; Clipper Club; U.S. Aircraft Carrier "Atlanta"

[The Autogiro Spies] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Senator Knight; Otto (villain, foreign agent); Max (villain, foreign agent); Karl (villain, foreign agent)
Synopsis:
Senator Knight and Sandra discover that Don is being held in his apartment by enemy spies for the State Department papers they believe he has or has access to.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Light

[Murder At the Anglican Embassy] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Sir Edward Hendville (Anglican Purchasing Commission member, death); Noel (villain)
Synopsis:
The Phantom Lady, present when a member of the Anglican Purchasing Commission (dressed in a lion tamer's costume) is murdered, notes a fleeing felon carrying a briefcase, also dressed in such a costume. She follows him to the zoo and apprehends him and his pals, plus the briefcase, which contains valuable Anglican State papers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Beam (aka Black Cone); Washington Zoo

[Chaos In Cuba] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Senator Knight; un-named Secret Service Chief; Otto (villain); Shlacht (villain); Louie (villain); Hugo (villain); Colonel Trapilla (villain, Cuban Police Chief)
Synopsis:
Don and Sandra travel to Cuba to investigate subversive activities of European tourists. What they discover is a plan to mine the waters between Cuba and Florida in order to prevent U.S. interference as these men attempt to occupy Cuba.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Light; S.S. Wittmer

["Unknown to anyone, Senator Knight's beautiful daughter........."] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Senator Knight; the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
Sandra sees her father shot down in Congress by a Japanese agent, and learns that the Japanese are plotting to destroy the J. M. Steel Plant.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Beam

[The Civilian Defense Scandal] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Senator Knight; Tom Jenson (death); un-named German Consolate Undersecretary [as Mr. MacMarris, O.C.D. Chief, who was murdered] (villain); Koiby (villain); Joe (villain)
Synopsis:
When Senator Knight refuses to allow an investigation of extortion in the U.S. offices of Civilian Defense as a lack of confidence in our Capitol, the Phantom Lady decides to unofficially conduct such an investigation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Light

[The Spy Ring Murder] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Lieutenant Bob Forbes (of U.S. intelligence, death); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Sandra and Don witness the murder of a U.S. intelligence officer who had been working on the suspected sabotage of an American re-fueling station. The Phantom Lady discovers some Nazis are responsible and they are operating through the office of a wealthy jeweler.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Flash (aka Black Beam)

[The Tank Factory Sabotage] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Senator Knight; Masie (factory worker); Mike (villain); un-named spies (villains)
Synopsis:
Sandra and her father head out to the testing grounds to witness new U.S. tanks in their preliminary testing, and are shocked to see the tanks literally falling apart! Sandra then decides to go undercover as a new factory worker in order to discover why this is happening.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Flashlight

[The Phony Phantom Lady] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Peddy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Masie; Don Borden; phony Phantom Lady (villain); un-named Nazis spies (villains)
Synopsis:
The authorities begin a search for the Phantom Lady, who was seen blowing up a neutral foreign consul building. The real Phantom Lady, however, is soon captured by the spies responsible and they intend to use her to drive to the White House so they can attack and destroy it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Flashlight

[The West Point Incident] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Priscilla Knight (Sandra's spinster Aunt); Major Atchinson (commander at West Point); Mr. Schott (villain); Dippy (villain)
Synopsis:
Phantom Lady must stop a group of foreign agents, who are lacing soldiers' stew at West Point with Mickey Finns.
Reprints:

The School For Spies! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Johnny (War Shipping Board employee); Melinda; Baron Torpe (villain)
Synopsis:
Melinda attends a class in spying techniques at Baron Torpe's home, and she tells him that she is going to do a little spying that evening. When she brings back a clock and valuable information, she is taken prisoner by Torpe, who is a foreign spy!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Light; S.S. Ambria

Indexer Notes

Phantom Lady wears a mask.

The Mystery of the Opera House Robberies! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Senator Knight; Don Borden; Mrs. Van Bilt; un-named guard (villain, death); Ramon (villain)
Synopsis:
Phantom Lady decides to investigate the theft of a wealthy lady's diamond necklace at the opera and discovers several of the actors were in on the caper.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Light

Indexer Notes

Phantom Lady wears a mask.

Mystery of the Black Cat! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Borth (signed)
Inks:
Frank Borth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Senator Knight; Don Borden; Carl (death); two un-named thugs (villains)
Synopsis:
Sandra is reading Edgar Allan Poe's classic "Black Cat" to some dinner guests when the cry of a cat is heard outside, and when one of the guests investigates, he is killed and lies on the ground with claw marks on his face. Phantom Lady discovers that two thugs, hired by the Nazis, were attempting to plant a bomb in Senator Knight's home.
Reprints:

Golden Egg! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Bunny Man [Killer Dan] (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
An Easter egg hunt on the grounds of Senator Knight's home. But Sandra smells a rat when one of the eggs collected ticks, while another is very heavy. Don deduces the first to be a bomb and the others loaded with explosives.......a plot to kill Senator Knight.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Phantom Lady wears a domino mask.

Murder On the High Seas (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Jake (introduction, a comic strip artist); Heidi (friend of Jake's); Joe (villain)
Synopsis:
Sandra, Don, Jake and Heidi head out on Jake's new runabout named "The Fire-Eater", and while Sandra is aquaplaning, another boat comes alongside and attempts to kill her. Later, she discovers that her father had been busting up their bosses' rackets and he wanted revenge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Phantom Lady wears a domino mask.

[Enter: The Raven] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Senator Knight; The Raven [Tony Grey]; The Boss (villain); Spike (villain)
Synopsis:
After three attempts being made on Senator Knight's life, Phantom Lady decides to find out, once and for all, who is behind these attempts. Having been told that her Dad is being held captive on the docks, she soon confronts the mysterious boss behind the kidnapping and that this man also holds The Raven captive.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Phantom Lady wears a domino mask.

["Fightingest' Gals in the History of Comic Books!"] (Table of Contents)

The Spider Widow / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spider Widow [Dianne Grayton]; The Raven [Tony Grey]; Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Joe [aka Jo-Jo] (villain); The Boss (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Raven has invited Sandra to meet with Dianne Grayson and believes that they can help Sandra with all the problems she has been encountering with attempts being made to get inside information from her father. But the two ladies bicker from the very start, but succeed in being taken to The Boss by one of his henchmen, only to lose him in the end.
Reprints:

Phantom Lady Vs. the Spider Widow (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; The Raven [Tony Grey]; Spider Widow [Dianne Grayton]; The Boss (villain); Chuck (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Phantom Lady gets a letter from Spider Widow, informing her that she is challenging her to a duel to see who is the most capable crime fighter, AND that she intends the Raven to remain with her......and Spider Woman gets a similar letter from Phantom Lady! What both of these women do not understand is that both have been set up by a criminal gang which hope one or the other of the lady heroes will perish at the hands of the other.
Reprints:

["Hello, Dianne? Have you heard......."] (Table of Contents)

Spider Widow with the Raven and Phantom Lady! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Borth [as Frank M. Borth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spider Widow [Dianne Grayson]; The Raven [Tony Grey]; Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; The "Big" Boss [Larkins, also as Senator Knight] (villain, death)
Synopsis:
The Spider Widow and Phantom Lady learn that the Raven has been taken from the hospital, where he was recovering from his wounds, to a place called the Lookout Hotel. When Dianne enters the hotel, she is confronted by the Raven, who claims he has joined the Bosses' mob.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Lookout Hotel

[Submarine Sabotage] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais ?
Inks:
Rudy Palais ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; The Raven [Tony Grey] (cameo); Spider Widow [Dianne Grayton] (cameo); Senator Knight; un-named sub Captain; un-named saboteur (villain)
Synopsis:
Senator Knight and other officials are taking a maiden voyage in the new super submarine, and invite Phantom Lady to go with them. They do not know, however, that one of the crew members has been replaced by a saboteur, who releases a deadly gas into the sub.
Reprints:

Peace--It's Wonderful! (Table of Contents)

Spider Widow / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Borth
Pencils:
Frank Borth
Inks:
Frank Borth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spider Widow [Dianne Grayton]; The Raven [Tony Grey]; Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Frankie (villain); group of un-named crooks (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
The Raven receives a bunch of petitions asking him to settle the fueding between Spider Woman and Phantom Lady, and invites both to an escape-proof cellar in a building to settle their differences. It happens, but with a bizarre twist!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story occurs between Police Comics #22 and 23.

[The Four Maniacs] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais [as Rudolph Palais] (signed)
Inks:
Rudy Palais [as Rudolph Palais] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Senator Knight; Looey (villain, the Knight's new butler); Joe (villain); Ethyl (villain, the Knight's new maid)
Synopsis:
When Sandra and the Senator come home, they discover all their hired servants are gone and replaced by new ones, who happen to be escapees from a nuthouse and who hold the two prisoner until the Phantom Lady appears. But it's Don who saves the day.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story follows the story found in Feature Comics #71 (September 1943). Next appearance in Phantom Lady #13 (August 1947) (Fox).

Classic Phantom Lady Only From PS Artbooks... (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Illustrated (with Fox Features logo) advertisement for the Phantom Lady reprint series from PS Artbooks.

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-22.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Credits for the cover and stories found in Phantom Lady #13 (August 1947), superimposed over the Fox Features logo.

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-22.

[Phantom Lady #13] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story titles found on the cover include "Knights of the Crooked Cross!" and "The Mummy Who Never Died!".

The Beauty and the Brain! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche ? [as Gregory Page] (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight, also dressed as Tersa Thorn]; Senator Henry Knight; Don Borden [as Professor Braunch]; Gary Burgess; Professor Guddel (death, robot's inventor); Tersa Thorn (villain); Slim (villain); Trigger (villain); Joe (villain); Sandra Knight [also disguised as Tersa Thorn] (villain, robot)
Synopsis:
Tersa Thorn has a robot of Sandra Knight built, and then uses it to frame the real Sandra Knight, in order to get revenge for Senator Knight sending her son to the electric chair.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Ray

Knights of the Crooked Cross (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche ? [as Gregory Page] (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker (signed)
Inks:
Matt Baker (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Senator Henry Knight; Gary Burgess (radio director); Professor Harper; Henry; Schatz (villain); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
A group of ex-Gestapo men steal the invention of Professor Harper that can put every radio station in the country out of commission, and they request Senator Knight go to a certain address if he is interested in discovering the reason for the radio dimout. But Phantom Lady intercepts the note and investigates herself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Flash

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Credits for the cover and stories found in Phantom Lady #14 (October 1947), superimposed over the Fox Features logo.

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-22.

[Phantom Lady #14] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story titles found on this cover include: "Scoundrels and Scandals", "The Condemned Venus", and "A Shroud for the Bride".

The Vortex of Scoundrels and Scandals! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche ? [as Gregory Page] (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Ted [Don Borden?]; Rougo (flashback, death); Slippery Dukes (villain, pickpocket); Monk (villain); Scrawn (villain)
Synopsis:
Sandra's father sends her to a stamp auction to bid on the famed Piedmont Collection of rare Haitian stamps.....although she loses the bidding, the winner has his pocket picked of his cash and Sandra wins by default. When her purse is picked on the way home, Phantom Lady decides to investigate.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Light; Piedmont Collection

Indexer Notes

Ted is Sandra Knight's date and constant companion in this story. Not sure if this was a writer's slip and it was supposed to be Don (Borden). However, the same person is referred to as Don in the next story following.

In the PS Artbooks reprint, this page is not in color but in shades of blue. Not sure if the original was like this or this is a printer's error.

The Haunted Hepcats (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; crime
Characters:
Bob (President of the Junior Class); Bessie (Bob's girl); Billy [as Chester Barnard]; Renee; two un-named bank robbers (villains)
Synopsis:
As President of the Junior Class, Bob decides that the Junior Dance would not be held at the high school. The problem was that a location would have to be found. Then his group decided to use the old Barnard House, that was supposedly haunted, and they could hold their dance party there at no change.......a ghost party!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Midvale

Indexer Notes

First page of the story is on page 223 of the reprint book, second page is on page 255.

The Roy Thomas that wrote this story is no relation to the Roy Thomas that edited this volume.

Condemned Venus! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche (?) [as Gregory Page] (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Kitty Manders; Kitty's husband; Senator Henry Knight; un-named State Governor; Hilda (villain); two un-named thugs (villains)
Synopsis:
Sandra picks up an old friend of hers along a street during a rainstorm, noticing that she is acting strangely. Just then, the Police show up and arrest Kitty for murder. The Phantom Lady knows that Kitty is innocent and begins an investigation to discover just who is framing her for the crime.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Ray

A Shroud for the Bride! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche (?) [as Gregory Page] (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Rosie Maloon (death); Claire; Irene; Don Bordon; Porky Mead; Brooks (Mead's butler); Flora (villain)
Synopsis:
Popular Porky Mead, a real ladies' man, has several women in suspense as to who he will take to the masquerade party. In desperation, however, Porky decides to take a diner waitress named Rosie, who ends up murdered. Phantom Lady must find the killer of Porky Mead's date.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Ray; Wilson's Flapjack Factory

Indexer Notes

The last page states that the next Phantom Lady, #15, will be on sale the 2nd week in October (1947).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Credits page for Phantom Lady #15 (December 1947) cover and interior stories, superimposed over illustrated Fox Features logo.

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-22.

[Phantom Lady #15] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story titles on the cover include: "An Army of Walking Dead!", "The Meanest Crook in the World!", and "Red Rain!".

An Army of Walking Dead! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche ? [as Gregory Page] (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Senator Henry Knight; Dr. Crime (villain, introduction); Tarno (villain, introduction, a zombie, death)
Synopsis:
Doctor Crime ships zombies around the country, getting them ready to use when he attempts to take over the United States.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Ray

Indexer Notes

The PS Artbooks reprint has the splash in shades of blue, not color. Unsure if the original is this way or not.

The World's Meanest Crook! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche ? [as Gregory Page] (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Senator Henry Knight; Don Borden; Mel Dobbs (a veteran); Mary Dobbs (Mel's wife); Foreclose (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Phantom Lady looks into a racket that is being run by a crook named Foreclose that sells property to a person, then makes sure the person can't make the first payment and forecloses on them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Ray

Indexer Notes

There are some panels in this story that look like they might have been penciled by Matt Baker, but most of it is clearly by someone else.

The Red Rain! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche ? [as Gregory Page] (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Senator Henry Knight; Don Borden; Honey O'Brien (actress, death); Vulture (villain, introduction, death); Red Rain Gang (villains, introduction for all, all die)
Synopsis:
Phantom Lady must stop the Vulture and his minions who are using a red rain to foretell the death of a famous person.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Credits page for Phantom Lady #16 (February 1948) cover and interior stories, superimposed over illustrated Fox Features logo.

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-22.

[Phantom Lady #16] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight] (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title on the cover is "The Beautiful Beast".

The Avenging Skulls! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche ? [as Joe Logan] (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Senator Henry Knight; Don Borden; Officer Clancy; Miss Rita Van (villain, introduction); Hype (villain, introduction); Guy the Gyp (villain, introduction, flashback, death); Alma (villain, introduction, flashback, death)
Synopsis:
The Phantom Lady stops a criminal who's looking for a treasure he buried 20 years ago.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Ray

Indexer Notes

The splash page in the PS Artworks reprint is in shades of blue, not color. Not sure if the original is this way or not.

The Monster in the Pool! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche ? [as Gregory Page] (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Dorcas Phyfe (millionaire playboy, introduction, death); Miss Shanks; Calla Phyfe (villain, introduction, Dorcas' sister); Shorty (villain, introduction))
Synopsis:
Phantom Lady answers a newpaper ad from a millionaire playboy and ends up having to stop a female werewolf.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Ray; Daily Clarion; Highmoor Estate

The Harvey Horrors Are Here! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Illustrated advertisement from PS Artbooks for their Harvey Horrors reprint volume.

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-22.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Credits page for Phantom Lady #17 (April 1948) for the cover and interior stories, superimposed over illustrated Fox Features logo.

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-22.

[Phantom Lady #17] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story titles on the cover include: "The Soda Mint Killer!" and "The Stinging Whip!".

The Soda Mint Killer! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche ? [as Gregory Page] (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Betty (death); Mints (villain)
Synopsis:
When Sandra discovers that a protection racket is bullying a friend of hers, and eventually kills her because she won't pay, the Phantom Lady decides to take them head-on.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Acme Protective Association; Black Ray

Indexer Notes

The first splash (includes the splash and three panels) are in shades of red, not color. Not sure if the original was this way or not.

The Stinging Whip! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Roche ? [as Gregory Page] (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker; Jack Kamen ?
Inks:
Matt Baker; Jack Kamen ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Sugar Girl (racehorse); Mickey (Borden's jockey, death); Nosey (villain)
Synopsis:
Don calls up Sandra and invites her out to the Grand Fairgrounds Track to introduce her to a new racehorse he has purchased. His jockey is killed, however, when he refuses to throw the race, so Don gets Sandra to ride Sugar Girl instead!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Matt Baker added to art credits by Craig Delich 2013-5-30, per Roy Thomas in his new HC from PS Artbooks. The Kamen credit comes from a 1994/96 AC reprint. The Who's Who lists that reprint credit, but Kamen is not indicated as doing the Phantom Lady for Fox.

The last 1/3 of page 10 is a color ad from PS Artbooks for the Planet Comics hardcover the company was releasing. It displays the cover to Planet Comics #1 (by Lou Fine) as well as a special numbered art print by Carmine Infantino found in the Deluxe edition of the HC.

Roy Thomas Presents Planet Comics (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; some typeset

Characters:
Flint Baker

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-22.

Illustrated advertisement from PS Artbooks for Volume 1 of the Planet Comics HC. It displays the volume with the cover by Lou Fine.

Roy Thomas Presents The Heap (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Ploog [as Ploog] (signed)
Inks:
Mike Ploog [as Ploog] (signed)
Colors:
Mike Ploog ?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Airboy [David Nelson II]; The Heap [Baron Eric von Emmelman]

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-22.

Illustrated advertisement by PS Artbooks for Volume 1 of The Heap HC, with the volume cover reproduced.

Roy Thomas Presents The Phantom Lady (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2013-6-22.

Illustrated advertisement by PS Artbooks for Volume 2 of The Phantom Lady HC, with the volume cover for Phantom Lady #18 (June 1948) reproduced.

And finally... (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Coupon for other PS Artbook titles that allows reader to use the code "LADY001" to get 10% off any title purchased on-line with PS Artbooks.

[Endpapers] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]

Indexer Notes

Ends on inside back cover.

Reprints splash artwork from Phantom Lady #13.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover reprints of the covers of Police #1 and Phantom Lady #13-17.

Also has typeset listing of the comics the Phantom Lady stories are reprinted from.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Lady
  2. 1. [Endpapers]
    Phantom Lady
  3. 2. [Publication Information]
  4. 3. That's Why the Lady Is a Phantom
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Firebrand; Phantom Lady
  6. 5. [The Coming of the Phantom Lady]
    Phantom Lady
  7. 6. [The Kidnapped Ambassador]
    Phantom Lady
  8. 7. [Framed For Kidnapping]
    Phantom Lady
  9. 8. [The Dirigible of Doom]
    Phantom Lady
  10. 9. [Ortega the Saboteur]
    Phantom Lady
  11. 10. [The Autogiro Spies]
    Phantom Lady
  12. 11. [Murder At the Anglican Embassy]
    Phantom Lady
  13. 12. [Chaos In Cuba]
    Phantom Lady
  14. 13. ["Unknown to anyone, Senator Knight's beautiful daughter........."]
    Phantom Lady
  15. 14. [The Civilian Defense Scandal]
    Phantom Lady
  16. 15. [The Spy Ring Murder]
    Phantom Lady
  17. 16. [The Tank Factory Sabotage]
    Phantom Lady
  18. 17. [The Phony Phantom Lady]
    Phantom Lady
  19. 18. [The West Point Incident]
    Phantom Lady
  20. 19. The School For Spies!
    Phantom Lady
  21. 20. The Mystery of the Opera House Robberies!
    Phantom Lady
  22. 21. Mystery of the Black Cat!
    Phantom Lady
  23. 22. Golden Egg!
    Phantom Lady
  24. 23. Murder On the High Seas
    Phantom Lady
  25. 24. [Enter: The Raven]
    Phantom Lady
  26. 25. ["Fightingest' Gals in the History of Comic Books!"]
    The Spider Widow
  27. 26. Phantom Lady Vs. the Spider Widow
    Phantom Lady
  28. 27. ["Hello, Dianne? Have you heard......."]
    Spider Widow with the Raven and Phantom Lady!
  29. 28. [Submarine Sabotage]
    Phantom Lady
  30. 29. Peace--It's Wonderful!
    Spider Widow
  31. 30. [The Four Maniacs]
    Phantom Lady
  32. 31. Classic Phantom Lady Only From PS Artbooks...
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Lady
  34. 33. [Phantom Lady #13]
    Phantom Lady
  35. 34. The Beauty and the Brain!
    Phantom Lady
  36. 35. Knights of the Crooked Cross
    Phantom Lady
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Lady
  38. 37. [Phantom Lady #14]
    Phantom Lady
  39. 38. The Vortex of Scoundrels and Scandals!
    Phantom Lady
  40. 39. The Haunted Hepcats
  41. 40. Condemned Venus!
    Phantom Lady
  42. 41. A Shroud for the Bride!
    Phantom Lady
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Lady
  44. 43. [Phantom Lady #15]
    Phantom Lady
  45. 44. An Army of Walking Dead!
    Phantom Lady
  46. 45. The World's Meanest Crook!
    Phantom Lady
  47. 46. The Red Rain!
    Phantom Lady
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Lady
  49. 48. [Phantom Lady #16]
  50. 49. The Avenging Skulls!
    Phantom Lady
  51. 50. The Monster in the Pool!
    Phantom Lady
  52. 51. The Harvey Horrors Are Here!
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Lady
  54. 53. [Phantom Lady #17]
    Phantom Lady
  55. 54. The Soda Mint Killer!
    Phantom Lady
  56. 55. The Stinging Whip!
    Phantom Lady
  57. 56. Roy Thomas Presents Planet Comics
  58. 57. Roy Thomas Presents The Heap
  59. 58. Roy Thomas Presents The Phantom Lady
  60. 59. And finally...
  61. 60. [Endpapers]
    Phantom Lady
  62. 61. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Lady
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