The story:
A protection racket has taken control of the lucrative trading businesses along Bengali's coast. Entrepreneurs refusing protection are put out of business permanently.

Forced to charge double prices after a massive wholesale price hike, Trader Joe is aided by the Phantom when the latter picks up the trail of the ruthless racketeers...

Watch out for:

  • A remake of the 1962 daily story of the same name (see D084 The Wharf Rats)
  • Dangerous sharks of two varieties
  • The 12th crew member

  • Published in Frew:

    Published in Norway/Sweden:
    Ftb:6-7 2022
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    Daily stories

    S151 - The Wharf Rats

    Original run in the papers: 22 Aug 1999 - 26 Dec 1999
    Script: Lee Falk
    Art: George Olesen/Fred Fredericks