The Phantom makes an appearance in Mad Magazine number 68, published by E.C Publications, Inc. in USA in 1962.
In the centerfold, we see a two-page spread titled ‘The Comic Strip Characters Christmas Party’, script by Gary Belkin and art by Wally Wood. We find the Phantom and other comic strip characters in the one scene.
Wallace Allan Wood/Wally Wood was born on the 17th of June, 1927 and died on the 2nd of November, 1981. Wally Wood was an American comic book artist, writer, and independent publisher, most famous for his work on E.C Publications, Inc. Mad Magazine.
Below is the original 11” x 17” proof page used for the above centerfold found in Mad Magazine number 68.
Thank you Christopher Smith for assisting with images and information.