The Phantom

Lauren Looks Back: The Phantom (Yes, The 1996 Movie)

In 1996, I became keenly aware about the Ghost Who Walks, also known as The Phantom 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[...]

A 30 Year Career With Spider-Man: Alex Saviuk

The first comic he ever read, Superman #124, was almost alarming to young Saviuk, who wasn't prepared for the bright, vivid colors.Saviuk had also worked on a number of The Phantom books, which also happens to me one of my favorite comic characters Out of curiosity I asked him what he thought of the movie,[...]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For February 17

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. in[...]

Return Of The King(s) – Talking King's Quest From Dynamite

These characters have never been in this situation—a star war—in this way before.CB: And speaking of those two Phantoms—who are they?BA: First, things first. The Phantom is a mantle passed on from father to son When a Phantom dies, his son dons the skintight bodysuit, making it appear that it's been one Phantom this whole time[...]

Mike Manley To Take Over The Phantom Comic Strips

It was announced today that Mike Manley will be taking over The Phantom comic strip after the recent passing of artist Paul Ryan Manley has worked previously on Batman, Quasar, Darkhawk, Captain America and The Power of Shazam He has also worked on animated series like Spy Groove, Spawn and Clerks: The Animated Series In 2011[...]

Process Art For First Female Phantom

It is written by Brian Clevinger, art by Ryan Cody and Scott Godlewski, and colors by Robt Snyder. Magical guest stars! Heyyyyyy...what's Mandrake the Magician doing in The Phantom's book? (Hint: Saving Phantom's life, hopefully) Will magic be a help or hindrance for our purple punching pugilist? And at long last...has the missing next Phantom been[...]

Stephen Downey Covers The Phantom

This is for King: The Phantom #4 and is offered to retailers as an incentive as the final order cutoff is fast approaching Here we get to see the original art and the colored version If you want this cover, let your retailer know asap There is also the regular issue cover by Jonathan Lau[...]

Rob Liefeld Covers Flash Gordon And The Phantom

These FOC (final order cutoff) incentive covers are on King: Flash Gordon #1 and King: The Phantom #1 Here are the covers and what your retailer has to do to get them Let your LCS know soon if you want these particular covers.o   FOC Incentive A: For every five (5) units of NOV141191: KING FLASH[...]

Free On Bleeding Cool – Kings Watch Part I By Jeff Parker And Marc Laming

It's a Dynamite series written by Jeff Parker and art by Marc Laming and combines the classic characters of Flash Gordon, The Phantom and Mandrake the Magician (Marvel published it as the Defenders of the Earth years ago.) The first five issues of the series have been collected in a trade and it comes out[...]

Peter David And Sal Velluto Bring Back The Phantom

Hermes Press, already bringing back Buck Rogers in comics form, are also looking to create new stories for another pulp hero of the past.Peter David and Sal Velluto are creating a new six issue mini-series for Lee Falk's The Phantom starting in September and are, according to the publisher, expanding "the canon of one of[...]

Moonstone Books – Comics To Prose

But they've built themselves a nice little niche on putting out novels and prose anthologies of some of the most loved characters from the pulp era.The Phantom, The Green Hornet, The Green Lama, Honey West, Boston Blackie, Sherlock Holmes, Domino Lady, Airboy, Sheena: Queen Of The Jungle and so many more.. all have had their[...]

Jeff Parker Stands The King's Watch With The Phantom, Mandrake and Flash Gordon

Chris Roberson sat down with Parker to discuss the King's Watch series and his heroes Flash Gordon, Mandrake the Magician and The Phantom. CHRIS ROBERSON: I’m curious to know your first introduction to these characters I didn’t really get exposed to the Phantom and Mandrake until later in life, since the newspaper my folks subscribed to[...]