La Patrie

La Patrie was a daily newspaper printed in Montreal, Quebec. It was founded by Honoré Beaugrand on February the 24th, 1879. It became a weekly edition in 1957 and ceased printing in 1978.

The Phantom made his first appearance in this newspaper on the 28th of May, 1939. The comic strip is printed in black and white, in French.

Below we see the 16 page Sunday comic strip insert published on the 12th of October, 1952, published in full color.

The Phantom daily comic strip was printed in La Patrie from 1939 until 1957, a total of 59 stories. The Sunday comic strips were printed from 1939 until 1974, a total of 93 stories.