The story:
The explorer Dr. Archer and his daughter June are captured by the man eating Rope People whilst on a jungle expedition, but luckily a tom-tom message alerts the Phantom, who manages to reach the distant tree-top village just before the cannibals get to work on their captives.

It transpires that the Phantom has visited the village many years ago (our Phantom's grand-father), but the fact that our Phantom has not aged since then induces the Rope People to test him by forcing him to perform the same impossible feats as his grand-father did all those years ago...

Watch out for:

  • The foaming rapids of Roaring Waters
  • A relentless hunt from sunrise to sunset
  • The Hermit Giant

  • Published in Frew:
    104 193 304 453 628 841 1209 1706 1924

    Published in Norway/Sweden:
    Ftb:9 1968 Spc:13 1976 Alb:23 1986 Spc:222 1997 Krb:23 2005 Fkr:4 2018
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    S029 - The Rope People

    Original run in the papers: 17 Jun 1951 - 4 Nov 1951
    Script: Lee Falk
    Art: Wilson McCoy