The seventh Fantomen/Musta Naamio Softcover book has been made available for pre order with an amazing cover by Luca Erbetta. The release date is 1st October 2021 and will be 128 pages.
These softcover books are a relatively new tradition and actually started in Norway in 2014 but are now produced by the Swedish Fantomen editorial team. The last four covers have all been produced by Luca and only been published in Sweden and Finland.
You can pre order the Swedish book at Adlibris for 135 kr ($20AU & $16US) plus shipping. You can order the Finnish book at Turun Sarjakuvakauppa for 24 Euros ($37AU & $29US). The other method is to do a swap with a Swedish or Finnish phan.
The book title "Hård mot de hårda" is a translation of the old jungle saying "Rough on Roughnecks". The contents of the book has not yet been released but are generally unedited newspaper stories along with an article or two going from past editions.
The description about the book is translated to something like:
"The best from the world of the Phantom! A thicker softcover book for anyone that recognize the foremost crime fighter of all. The Phantom takes on roughnecks in classic black and white!"