On sale date given in the letters column of the previous issue.
Cover by Sy Barry was especially drawn for this series. Credits from Alberto Becattini, added March 2007.
Text story with small illustration retelling the origin of The Phantom.
Letters of comment from Fred Seegmuller, Bud Cavadeni, Jeffrey Stevensen, Andre Dupuis, George Myers and Mark Dillman.
Credits from Alberto Becattini, added March 2007. Previously credited to André LeBlanc.
Date of filing: December, 20, 1966. Owner: King Features Syndicate, Inc., a division of The Hearst Corporation. Circulation statement shows an average circulation of the preceding 12 months to be 221,141 copies.