(based on an original story by)
(TV Series) (character - 35 episodes)
Defenders of the Earth
(TV Series) (characters - 7 episodes, 1986) (characters creator: The Phantom, Mandrake the Magician, and Lother - 1 episode, 1986)
(based on the King Features newspaper cartoon by)
Created "The Phantom" comic strip. Until his death in 1999, it was one of the two longest-running comic strips in the world still made by its creator. The other was "Mandrake the Magician", also Falk's creation. NOTE: Filmed as The Phantom
(1943), The Phantom
(1996), The Phantom
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(When asked about his age): "Just plain old."
Originally intended The Phantom to be a rich playboy who fought crime at night. Falk actually introduced the character of Jimmy Wells in 1936 in his first story, The Singh Brotherhood, with the intention of him being the Phantom's real identity. However, during the course of the story, Falk decided to move The Phantom to Africa, where he got the familiar identity of Kit Walker.
Often used the names of his children in the comic strip