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Mickey Mouse Outwits the Phantom Blot!, whose title is also rendered on some parts a Mickey Mouse Outwits the Phantom Blot, is a comic story drawn by Bill Wright and Dick Moores, being a comic-book remake of the comic strip serial Mickey Mouse Outwits the Phantom Blot written by Floyd Gottfredson and Merrill De Maris. It features Mickey Mouse, Goofy, Horace Horsecollar, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Detective Casey, Joe, the Phantom Blot, Chief O'Hara, Muggins, Pinckley, Silas Perkins, his brother and his niece. His sister and his niece's “Aunt Gussie” are also mentioned.


Chief O'Hara, chief of the Mouseton Police, asks Mickey Mouse to help him arrest a mysterious criminal known as the Phantom Blot, who has been stealing and smashing all the cameras of a certain model that he can find in town. As Mickey begins to investigate, it soon turns out that the camera thefts are only the tip of an illegal iceberg and that the Blot is quite prepared to kill to protect his secret…



Behind the scenes

This story was originally serialised in 1949 from Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #101 to #106. It has never been reprinted in the U.S.A. but was reprinted thrice in English in Australia, in Walt Disney's Comics #51 to #56, #225 to #230, and #337 to #342.