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Lauren Looks Back: The Phantom (Yes, The 1996 Movie)
The original comic strip started in 1936 by Lee Falk, centering around a pulp hero who fights crime in the jungles of Africa The comic strip is still ongoing, which a testament to it's longevity But I'm not here to talk about the comic, as great as it is I'm here to talk about the[...]
This Day in Pop Culture History
So, without further ado: Here are some things that have happened on February 17: 1933- First issue of Newsweek is published. 1936- The Phantom by Lee Falk debuts This is the first Sunday Strip. 1958- The comic strip B.C. by Johnny Hart premieres. 1966- The Beach Boys record the first version of Good Vibrations, which would take Brian Wilson 6 months to complete. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVlSVkzbJDAVideo can't[...]
The Phantom Wants A Woman
The 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[...]