Lee Falk was the creator of popular characters, the Phantom, and Mandrake.
He was an immensely talented storyteller. Even today, after many writers have worked on Phantom stories, Lee Falk's original work remains the most popular among Phans. His sheer dedication is reflected by the fact that he continued to work on stories almost till the day he died, at the age of 87.
You can get a glimpse into the person that Lee Falk was by reading the following: