|You don't need to be a MOUSE, to have your own PHANTOM!|
Preceding it was a run of independently numbered First Series of FOUR COLOR issues (1939-1942) that included the first comic book printing of “Mickey Mouse Outwits the Phantom Blot” (FC # 16 First Series), which not only gave the Floyd Gottfredson daily newspaper serial the title it carries to this day, but even christened the dark-cloaked villain formerly referred to as merely “The Blot”, as “The Phantom Blot”.
|FOUR COLOR # 16 (First Series)|
|FOUR COLOR # 16 (Second Series)|
|Who's eponymous, Doc?|
|In the comics, I'm usually more eloquent, Guv'nor!|
|Okay, so it ain't this! So what?!|
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