L.Miller & Son

The Phantom Illustrated Comic is a series published by L.Miller & Son Ltd in London, UK. The series ran for 18 editions, printed from 1959 until 1962. This series is credited as being the first to exclusively feature the Phantom in the UK.

The first 15 editions contain 68 pages, with the final 3 containing 52 pages. They are printed with black and white internal pages, with color seen on the outside covers. They are smaller in size to a traditional comic book, measuring 17.5 cm x 24 cm.

From issue number 4, a different publisher is noted, L.Miller & Co. (Hackney) Ltd. London.

A sample of the 18 covers from this series can be seen below.

Published in 1963 by L.Miller & Co. (Hackney) Ltd. London, ‘Mystic’ comic number 40 contains an advertisement on the back cover with the Phantom making an appearance.

Also published in 1963 by L.Miller & Co. (Hackney) Ltd. London, ‘Captain Midnight’ comic number 12 contains the same advertisement on the back cover as seen above.