How on earth is it nearly the end of April? It has been way too long between drinks in terms of updates to the Phantom Preservation Project (P3), so we hope adding a suite of additions makes up for it. Of course you should check out the Index, but a couple of weeks ago we added the following for April 2019: Four songs from Sweden An interview with Sy Barry from 1982 (Comic Scene Publications #1) A scan of 2018 Fumo Di China #280 3 Newspaper articles, including one from India
Congratulations goes to Colin Cuskelly who has won the NEW Price Guide competition which was donated by Niche Press. Initially the judges were going to judge but we where at loggerheads over who should win. We opened it up to the phans at Phantom Collector to have their say and see if their votes collectively could break the dead lock. It did! So Colin will be receiving the price guide in the mail soon. Again thanks to Niche Press who donated the prize. If you do not have one
Recently we told you about the new Phantom price guide from Niche Press that has found its way to eBay. Well, we have a few more details about the guide so that you know exactly what to expect from it. The new guide is set to have a number of features that will make pricing your collection easier, such as: giving estimates of current values across a range of comic grades provides a snapshot of your collection’s value identifies issues, titles and publication history offers qu
Needing to track your Phantom collection and wanting to know how much it will cost you? As reported on Facebook there is a new price guide that is now officially available via the creators eBay store. Interestingly it has been published by a publishing house called Niche Press who have published other price guides previously. Price Guides always causes much debate and consternation but generally are a valuable resource to any collector, seller and comic book shop. Not much in
In the first of a new series of interviews looking at phans who have, arguably, more money than sense we talk to Jermayn Parker about his impressive Phantom collection. A member of the Phantom phan community for many years both here on ChronicleChamber and other on-line communities Jermayn is known as Germ. Constantly attaining new items for his collection CC asked Jermayn to share with us what a closer look at his ever growing horde of Phantom goodies. CC: Hello Jermayn, tha
Paul Hogan impersonated him on television. Comedian Austen Tayshus immortalised him in song. Test cricketer Bill Lawry was nicknamed in his honour. And former Queensland Premier Wayne Goss was said to be an ardent fan. The unlikely inspiration for these celebrity accolades is none other than The Phantom – ‘The Ghost Who Walks, Man Who Cannot Die’. No other comic book character has enthralled generations of Australians, who are no doubt eagerly awaiting the 60th anniversary ed
As a passionate collector I like to know how much my collection is worth. Not that I’d ever sell it, I just like to know these things. This is where a book such as Johnson’s Official Phantom Price Guide comes in quite handy. Mr. Johnson has copped a bit of flack over his past price guides from many Phantom collectors. The reason for this is that every man and his dog selling Phantom collectibles, be it toys, clothing, key rings or back issues, has a copy of the guide on hand.