Annuals

TV Tornado Annual

These hard cover books were released in 1968 and 1969 by the Western Publishing Company, containing approximately 96 pages.

TV Tornado Annual was a British comic series with 2 issues featuring the Phantom and other characters (including Tarzan, Flash Gordon, The Green Hornet, etc), both on the covers and within, with complete Phantom stories.

The Phantom Annual

Published by World Distributors Limited, these 2 hardcover books were released in 1967 and 1968, containing approximately 68 pages each in full color, in the UK.

These books featured a variety of content, including general knowledge articles, comic book stories, comic strips and a variety of activity pages ranging from crossword puzzles to animal quizzes.

The 1968 annual was also released in Denmark, Norway, and India in 1970.

Comic Cartoon Annual

Published in the UK by Purnell and Sons Ltd in 1967, this 64 page full colour hardcover book contains not only the Phantom, but also Popeye, Flash Gordon, Mandrake the Magician and other characters.

King Annual

Published in the UK by L.Miller & Son Ltd. London in 1954, this 48 page full colour softcover book does not contain any Phantom content, even though his image appears on the footer of the front cover.

The Phantom Comic Album

Published by World Distributors Limited, by arrangement with Western Publishing Company, Racine, Wisconsin, U.S.A. These 2 hardcover books were released in 1965 and 1967, containing approximately 68 pages each in full color, in the UK.

These annuals were initially printed by Fratelli Spada from Ciampino-Roma (Italy), and the first album even replicated the Phantom’s red costume that was typical for the period in Italy.

These books featured a variety of content, including general knowledge articles, comic book stories, comic strips and a variety of activity pages ranging from crossword puzzles to animal quizzes.

They were also released in the Netherlands and Brasil.

Defenders of the Earth Annual

Published by Marvel Books Ltd in the UK in 1989. This hardcover book is approximately 64 pages in full color.