Frew have recently established a great tradition of attending the Sydney Supanova comic convention, and an even better one of releasing beautiful items for Phantom phans to enjoy. This post is a wrap up of all the items that Frew have published on their Facebook page, as well as those that Glenn Ford told us about in X-Band: The Phantom Podcast #121. The Phantom Gallery - Series 2 Trading Cards While they're not necessarily a 'Frew Publications' product as such, the release o
It's been 23 years since Series 1 was in stores, and almost three since the promo card came with Frew's 80th Anniversary Special, but finally - The Phantom Gallery - Series 2 trading card set is available for sale! Creator Glenn Ford is understandably relieved that his vision of over two decades has finally been realised. "It all got done - it's looking amazing, it's looking fantastic." he tells us in Episode #121 of X-Band: The Phantom Podcast. Glenn was speaking to Chronicl
So which were the most popular Frew stories and covers published in 2018? After a huge response from the phans the Best of Frew 2018 survey has been run and won, and many of you will have already heard the results on Episode #109 of X-Band: The Phantom Podcast. However today we're releasing the full set of results in written form so you can sit back and take it all in at your leisure! We were blown away by the entries - over 300 responses to the survey just about melted down
Frew 1755 saw Gary Chaloner finally get his chance to become a Phantom Phan after a near miss back in the early 1990’s and the team at Chronicle Chamber interviewed him about his long journey to become a Frew Phantom artist. Chronicle Chamber: Were you always a Phantom phan? Gary Chaloner: The Phantom has always been a constant presence on the news stands, in show bags, at second hand bookstores. Frew’s editions have always been there. It’s a large part of growing up in Austr
The latest Frew we saw Shane Foley debut as a Frew cover artist, over the weekend Gary Chaloner posted his new Frew cover on Facebook and a few weeks ago it was announced that Angelo Todaro is also set to produce a cover. It is great to see more artists getting the opportunity to create Frew Covers. It also makes Frew's Signature Series more of a series worth getting with different artists signatures. Shane Foley and Gary Chaloner are both local Australian artists who are ver
Antonio Lemos talks about the amazing journey he took to become Australian Phantom cover artist. When you’re drawing The Phantom, the most important thing is to understand the kind of hero he is. He might be ‘rough on roughnecks’, as the old saying goes, but you can’t draw The Phantom doing something unkind to anyone – even a bad guy.” Antonio Lemos has had plenty of opportunity to get to know The Ghost Who Walks and understand what makes him ‘tick’.
Since 1993, he’s drawn