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COMICS

ChonicleChamber no longer keeps a running record of issues released throught the year. However, you can see all the latest information on comic releases below. 

If you would like to see a history of issues released from any publisher we recomend checking out the Phantom Wiki. Follow the links below to be taken directly to the publisher's page on the Wiki.

November 18, 2019

Following on from our "Complete Don Newton Charlton Phantom" Video Review we also review the first complete compilation book by Hermes Press, this time featuring under rated artist Jim Aparo.

Jim Aparo is best known for his 1960s and 1970s DC Comics work, including the popular characters Batman, Aquaman and the Spectre however his first break into the field came working on the Phantom for Charlton Comics under another name...

November 10, 2019

For those who came in late


In the daily story "The Mysterious Ambassador" (Frew #1101 - 1995 & Fantomen 6/1996) Bengali was reformed into a republic, the people wanted Lamanda Luaga as their president but General Bababu tried to take the power. The Phantom however stopped Bababu. Ever since then Luaga has been the president. At least according to the Daily and Sunday strips. But there is another side to that coin which is Team...

November 4, 2019

I was lucky enough to attend the 2019 Lucca Comics & Games Convention in Italy. As written about on Chronicle Chamber it is huge, the largest comics festival in Europe. For those who have attended Sydney Supanova, this is 100 times as big with booths and people. This has been the second time I have attended and following are a bunch of photos and reports from my time at the festival. 

While the Phantom does not have a...

November 3, 2019

In Fantomen 22-23/2019, we see an advert informing us that their next issue will feature a new Phantom artist named Anthony Spay. Anthony is an American artist who grew up in Swarthmore, PA, near Philadelphia. Anthony completed his undergrad at Gettysburg College and graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with an MFA in Sequential Art.

Anthony Spay's credits include Zenescope EntertainmentLegendary: X-Men Deck Buil...

November 3, 2019

ChronicleChamber discusses all the latest Phantom news from around the world, including detailed reviews of recent releases from Frew, Egmont, Mythos and Hermes Press.

2m45 - Steve's Lightning Strike visit

6m45 - Stevo's Choice

10m50 - Billy Zane in Australia

17m50 - Sal Velluto prints

20m20 - Brazilian products; Ludi

22m20 - Pod66 apparel

24m55 - Guy Possaint cards

27m50 - News strip creative team, health

30m10 - Lightning Strike...

October 27, 2019

Continuing the resurgence of Phantom comic publishing around the world, after a quarter of a century our favourite character has returned to the nation of Hungary. This follows the return to Spain (via Dolmen Editorial in 2018) and Brazil (via Mythos earlier this year). 

In the late 1980's, Swedish publisher Semic tried to expand their titles in various nations around Europe like Russia, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech...

October 20, 2019

In a huge breakthrough for Australia's Frew Publications, one of their locally commissioned stories has been published by an international comic book producer. This is the first time this has happened in Frew's 71-year history.

Hero Complex, penned by Duncan Munro, illustrated by Jeff Weigel, and published in Frew #1832, has been made available to Norwegian audiences by Egmont in issue 2 of their Nye Fantomet historier magazine...

October 14, 2019

They're the classic debates you'll hear wherever phans gather to discuss their favourite Phantom stories, characters, comics and collectibles. Do you prefer colour or black & white? Who's your favourite publisher? Who's your favourite artist?

To spice up the conversation it's a Sophie’s Choice: we pose a Phantom question with only two answers. Once you've made your selection, the other is lost to you forever!...

October 11, 2019

The Phantom will be represented at the Lucca Comics & Games Convention, the annual comic book and gaming convention in Lucca, Italy. Tickets are selling fast for the event, this year held from 30th October - 3rd November. Lucca Comics is the largest comics festival in Europe. At the time of writing 100,000 tickets have already been sold for the five-day convention. In 2016, 275,000 people attended the convention.

We are delight...

September 20, 2019

It's time again for the ChronicleChamber team to delve into all the latest Phantom news from around the world, followed by an detailed review of recent releases from Frew and Egmont.

1m30 - Billy Zane autographs

2m30 - Kid Phantom cancellation

7m30 - Ray Moore sequel by Matt Kyme

15m30 - Lightning Strike

20m45 - King Features social media

25m00 - Monkey Mail: reprints

33m30 - Frew reviews: #1844

46m30 - #1845

56m45 - #1846 

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