The Phantom Creeps is a 1939 serial about a mad scientist who attempts to rule the world by creating various elaborate inventions. In a dramatic fashion, foreign agents and G-Men try to seize the inventions for themselves.
It was the 112th serial released by Universal Pictures and the 44th to have sound. The serial stars Béla Lugosi as the villainous Doctor Zorka with Dorothy Arnold and Robert Kent.
It was adapted in DC's Movie Comics #6, cover date September–October 1939, the final issue of that title.
The first three episodes of The Phantom Creeps were lampooned during the second season of the TV show Mystery Science Theater 3000.