The latest comic news for the week of the 6th to 12th of May, 2013, including news on Frew’s Jim Shepherd tribute issue.
If the Kasual Friday Phantom shirts we told you about earlier weren’t enough for you, then you’ll be happy to know that they have a new t-shirt that will be hitting comic stores soon.
You may remember a little while ago we let you know about Kasual Friday’s awesome Phantom t-shirts and 3″ figure? Well, the company has added some new t-shirt designs to their site as well as some new info on their figure.
In his latest e-mail to members, Richard Fry described the touching funeral of ex-Frew Publisher Jim Shepherd and his plan for the next Lee Falk Memorial Bengali Explorer’s Club dinner.
Listing additions, releases and date changes of a slew of Frew, Egmont and Hermes releases.
As the news of Frew Publications’ publisher Jim Shepherd spreads across the Phantom community, several phans have dedicated tributes to him. Here we provide links to two such tributes, click Read More for all the info.
We have just learnt that Jim Shepherd, publisher of Australia’s Frew Phantom comics since 1987, has died at the age of 80. Details are still thin, but it is indeed a sad day for the Phantom community.
Unfortunately, due to the amount of spam accounts I have decided to disable user registration to the site. This means that no new users will be able to sign up to CC. However, user registration was simply there as an option and not having it does not negate any site functionality. The only diffirence now is that if you wish to post a comment on any of our news articles, you’ll need to use your (pre-existing) WordPress, Twitter or Facebook account.
Going through the Previews catalogue today to place my monthly comics pre-orders I came across something rather interesting; some new Phantom merchandise that will be hitting comic stores in a few months time.