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X-Band: Phantom Podcast #202 - October 2021 Comics and News


Another bumper (and long) X-Band: The Phantom Podcast as we look back at the comics and Phantom related news that have come out in October 2021.


Mikael Lyck, Ankit Mitra review comics from Sweden and India and are joined by regulars Jermayn Parker, Stephen East and Dan Fraser.


If two hours is too long for you, below is a list of topics that was discussed including their time stamps for you to pick and choose. We do recommend listening to the whole podcast though.


Frew Publications Comics Reviews

  • Frew #1902: 2 Minutes

    • "Nest of the Undead" by Pidde Andersson and Joan Boix

  • Grey Malkin Part 4 and 5: 10 Minutes

    • by Glenn Lumsden and Jason Paulos

  • Frew #1903: 17 Minutes 30 Seconds

    • "The Prisoner of the Golden Cage" by Claes Reimerthi, Joan Boix, Rafael Ruiz, and Coral Martínez

  • Frew #1904: 31 Minutes

    • 115: “Wambo the Gambler“ by Lee Falk and by Wilson McCoy

    • 114: “The White Monkey” by Lee Falk and by Wilson McCoy

    • 113: “The Governors Family” by Lee Falk and by Wilson McCoy

  • Giant Size #18: 35 Minutes

    • "Scorpius: Judgement Day" by Shane Foley


Fantomen Comics Reviews

  • Fantomen 20/2021: 43 Minutes

    • "Befria Avaria!" ("The Free Avar Front") by Tony DePaul and Jeff Weigel

    • "Monumentet" ("The Ghost Wall") by Tony De Paul, George Olesen, and Keith Williams

  • Fantomen 21/2021: 46 Minutes

    • "Lätta pengar" ("Easy Money") by Michael Tierres and Georges Bess

  • Fantomen 22-23/2021: 49 Minutes

    • "Spionskeppet" ("The Spy Ship‎") by Tony DePaul and Jeff Weigel

    • "Hanta-Häxan" ("The Hanta Witch‎") by Lee Falk and Sy Barry

    • "Heloise" ("The Name‎") by Lee Falk and Sy Barry

    • "Halloweenligan" ("The Halloween Kidnappers") by Claes Reimerthi, George Olesen, and Keith Williams

  • Fantomen 2021 Softcover: 53 Minutes

    • "Slavstaden" ("The Slave Market of Mucar") by Lee Falk and Sy Barry

    • "Den grymma Samaris" ("Queen Samaris XII") by Lee Falk and Bill Lignante

    • "Den gyllene strandens gåta" ("The Golden Sands of Keela-Wee") by Lee Falk and Sy Barry

    • "Mysteriet med de fyra lejonen" ("The Lions of Kukhan") by Lee Falk and Sy Barry

    • "Djungelolympiaden" ("Jungle Olympics") by Lee Falk and Sy Barry


Regal Publishers Comics #16, #17 & #18: 59 Minutes

  • Phantom issue #16

    • "The Jungle Trek" by Tony De Paul and Paul Ryan

    • "The Scoundrel" by Tony De Paul and Paul Ryan

  • Phantom issue #17 (Claes Reimerthi tribute issue)

    • "The Snake Goddess's Island" by Claes Reimerthi and Graham Nolan

    • "The Lion's Head Tamarine" by Claes Reimerthi and Graham Nolan

  • Phantom issue #18

    • "The Halloween Kidnappers" by Claes Reimerthi, George Olesen, and Keith Williams

    • "The Challenge" by Tony DePaul and Paul Ryan

No video review of the Fantomet Annual but it's on our website.


Daily / Sunday progress

  • Sunday #191: The Visitor : 1 Hour 13 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Sunday #192: The Ingenues: 1 Hour 21 Minutes

  • Daily #258: To Wrack and Ruin at Gravelines: 1 Hour 26 Minutes

  • Daily #259: The Chronicle of Old Man Mozz: 1 Hour 29 Minutes

X-Band: The Phantom Podcast #200: Tony DePaul, Jeff Weigel and Mike Manley joined us with patreons and there are lots of comments and discussions about these newspaper past and future stories.

The Apparition #1 review: 1 Hour 34 Minutes

  • Not licensed but obviously Phantom inspired.

Phantom News for October

  • Games by Lyck Kickstarter campaign (link): 1 Hour 38 Minutes

  • New German Publisher Zauberstern Comics (link): 1 Hour 41 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Wick Publications out in first quarter of 2022 also: 1 Hour 41 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Mythos new format for their comics: 1 Hour 44 Minutes

  • Editions Dante releasing TPBs instead of single issues (link): 1 Hour 46 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Update on Boss Fight Studio Phantom figurines (link): 1 Hour 49 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Hermes Complete DC Phantom collection volume 2 out in 2022 (link). 1 Hour 55 Minutes

  • Mallon Diary, print and journal: 1 Hour 58 Minutes

  • Norwegian cassette being turned into a CD crowdfund: 2 Hours 3 Minutes


We would love to hear from you on what you think of what we discussed in the podcast and we hope you have a great time listening to the podcast.


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