Guerin Sportivo is published by Conti Editore in Italy. Established in 1912, Guerin Sportivo is a magazine which focuses on reporting on sports and is considered to be the oldest sport magazine in the world, still in existence today.
In 1976, Guerin Sportivo published a Phantom comic strip story across 3 of it’s magazines. The daily Phantom story, ‘The Jungle Olympics’ was published, a Lee Falk and Wilson McCoy classic. The story chosen upkeeps with the sporting theme of the magazine.
Guerin Sportivo #30 – July 1976
We see the Phantom on the front cover of the first edition to feature the Phantom story, notifying readers of the comic strip published within the magazine, ‘The Jungle Olympics’. Part 1 of the comic strip is published.
The commencement of the Phantom comic strip can be seen below, published in the opposite direction to other articles found within the magazine. The introductory page is published in color, with the rest of the story published in black and white.
Guerin Sportivo #31 – July 1976
The Phantom comic strip continues in this edition, Part 2 of the comic strip is published.
A sample of internal pages can be seen below, published in black and white.
Guerin Sportivo #32-33 – August 1976
The Phantom comic strip continues in this edition, Part 3 of the comic strip is published, the final part of the story
A sample of internal pages can be seen below published in a mix of color and black and white. The final part of the story can be seen on the right.