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X-Band: Phantom Podcast #220 - May 2022 Comics & News

The three are together talking all the latest Phantom comics and news from around the world. Joined by Mikael Lyck who reviews the latest Fantomen comics.

We chat about stories, covers, figurines, should the Phantom be allowed a wine? Comparing the NECA and Boss Fight Studio figurines plus the latest Daily and Sunday newspaper stories and 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 #1917: 2 Minutes

    • "Beneath the Streets of Paris" by Pidde Andersson and Percy Ochora

  • Frew #1919: 13 Minutes

    • "Balloon to the Moon" by Pidde Andersson and Percy Ochora

  • Frew #1917 & #1919: 25 Minutes

    • The Issue with Heloise pt 1 & pt2” by Matt Kyme and Shane Foley

  • Frew #1918: 40 Minutes

    • Hamid the Terrible” by Lee Falk and Ray Moore

    • The Golden Circle” by Lee Falk and Ray Moore

    • The Golden Princess” by Lee Falk and Wilson McCoy

Fantomen Comics Review

  • Fantomen 10-11/2022: 42 Minutes 30 Seconds

    • "Vigil at Phantom Head" by Tony DePaul and Jeff Weigel.

    • "The Reunion" by Tony DePaul and Mike Manley

    • "The Twins' 8th Birthday" by Lee Falk and Sy Barry

Daily / Sunday Stories Progress Discussion

  • Sunday 192: "The Ingenues" by Tony DePaul and Jeff Weigel: 47 Minutes

  • Sunday 193: "Return of the Temple of the Gods" by Tony DePaul and Jeff Weigel: 50 Minutes

  • Daily 260: "The Phantoms End" by Tony DePaul and Mike Manley: 57 Minutes


  • Partnership with Ukraine, Unicef and Chronicle Chamber (link): 1 Hour 6 Minutes

  • LFMBEC June with Supanova (link): 1 Hour 8 Minutes

  • Regal Publishers & the TPB (link): 1 Hour 17 Minutes

  • 2021 Fantomen Best Story “Devils Story” (link): 1 Hour 20 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • When the Phantom Became a Swede" Book by Robert Aman (link): 1 Hour 23 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Boss Fight Studio’s wave 1.0 and 1.5 hitting Australian fans (Our Review): 1 Hour 26 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Frew Board game on Pop Cultcha & other websites: 1 Hour 44 Minutes

  • Editions Black & White Mitton hardcover book (link): 1 Hour 47 Minutes

  • Latest on the two new German comic book series

    • Zauberstern Comics (link): 1 Hour 48 Minutes

    • Wick Publications (link): 1 Hour 49 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Frew to Add Phans into stories (link): 1 Hour 53 Minutes

  • The Phantom published again in Assam Language (link): 1 Hour 58 Minutes

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?

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

  • Are you going to Supanova Sydney or Perth or the LFMBEC dinner?

  • Will you be getting any of the new French or German comics?

  • Do you think the Phantom is Swedish?

  • is the Devils Story classic story the best Phantom story?

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