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X-Band: Phantom Podcast #217 - April 2022 Comics & News

The three amigo's are together talking all the latest Phantom comics and news from around the world. Joined by Mikael Lyck and Ankit Mitra who review the latest Fantomen and Shakti comics.

We chat paper quality, covers, figurines, historical stories, the ongoing 22nd Phantom saga, what Tony DePaul means by his next Daily newspaper story title plus so much more.

For those who cannot listen to the whole podcast, below is a runsheet with time stamps for you to listen to parts.

Frew Publications Comics Review

  • Frew #1914: 3 Minutes

    • "Death in the East End, Part 1: The College Ghost" by Michael Tierres and Georges Bess

  • Frew #1915:

    • "Death in the East End, Part 2" by Michael Tierres and Georges Bess

  • Frew #1916:

    • "Death in the East End, Part 3: Castle in the Sea" by Michael Tierres and Hans Lindahl

Fantomen Comics Review

  • Fantomen 8/2022: 34 Minutes

    • "Den översvämmade staden" ("The Flooded City") by Claes Reimerthi and Janusz Ordon

  • Fantomen 9/2022: 36 Minutes

Shakti Comics Review

  • Shakti Comics #3: 38 Minutes 30 Seconds

    • "A Detente with Crime" by Tony DePaul and Paul Ryan

Daily / Sunday Stories Progress Discussion

  • Sunday 192: "The Ingenues" by Tony DePaul and Jeff Weigel: 43 Minutes

  • Daily 260: "Death in the Himalayas" by Tony DePaul and Mike Manley: 52 Minutes 30 Seconds


  • Partnership with Ukraine, Unicef and Chronicle Chamber (link): 1 Hour 5 Minutes

  • Inkspot with Glenn Lumsden cover and interview (link): 1 Hour 10 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • RIP Aslan Sukur (link): 1 Hour 13 Minutes

  • Boss Fight Studio’s posting Wave 1.0 and Wave 1.5 (link): 1 Hour 16 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • LFMBEC June with Supanova: 1 Hour 21 Minutes 30 Seconds

We want your feedback on a few topics. You can email us at or chat with us via our social media profiles with your feedback at Facebook, Twitter and or Instagram.

  • Do you like the new paper stock for Frew? Would you pay extra for it in every comics?

  • Have you brought any phaffle tickets for the Unicef Ukraine fund raisers?

  • Do you want to see more of the 22nd Phantom saga stories?

  • Have you received your Boss Fight Studio figurines yet? Have you pre ordered the other items?

  • Would you like to see Madam X back in another Phantom story?

  • Which guest would you like to see at Supanova Sydney / LFMBEC?

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