The Phantom Wants A Woman

3561816643_5598e3aff5_zThe Swedish comic book Fantomen starring Lee Falk's "The Phantom" has been published continuously since 1950, producing origial comic book work since the seventies.

Their comics have been reprinted in the rest of Scandinavia as well as in Australia, where the Phantom still enjoys a huge following.

Through the years they have used American creators like Sal Valluto, Tony DePaul, Paul Ryan and Dick Giordano, as well as Europeans such as Joan Boix, Felmang, Jean-Yves Mitton, Heiner Bade and Hans Lindahl.

But one thing they haven't had in all that time is a female artist. Now they are specifically looking to change that…


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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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