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X-Band: Phantom Podcast #238 - December 2022 Comics & News

The team Dan Fraser, Jermayn Parker and Stephen East join for the last X-Band: The Phantom Podcast of the year as we wrap up the year and discuss all the latest comics being released and Phantom related news for December. We also have some phun stating our Phantom related Christmas wish for 2023.

Please note that our reviews of the Indian comics Regal Publications #26 and Shakti #6 will be up on our website and YouTube channel after this podcast comes out.

If your one of the phans who can only listen to some parts of the podcast, below is a timeline of what we discussed.

Frew Publications Comics Review

  • Do not forget to vote on the Best of 2022 Frew survey (link): 2 Minutes

  • Frew #1933: 3 Minutes

    • "The Missing Link" by Michael Tierres, Felmang, and Anthony Benny

    • "Dangerous Waters" by Alan Sonne and Kim W. Andersson

  • Frew #1934: 18 Minutes 30 Seconds

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

    • "The Reunion" by Tony DePaul and Mike Manley

    • "Then Came Towns Ellerbee" by Tony DePaul and Mike Manley

Fantomen Comics Review

  • Fantomen 25-26/2022: 55 Minutes 30 Seconds

    • "Spökkanoten" ("The Phantom Canoe") by David Bishop and Kari Leppänen

    • "Diana gift" ("Diana Married") by Janne Lundström and Özcan Eralp

    • "Djungelns herre" ("Lord of the Jungle") by Kjell T. Johnsen, Claes Reimerthi, and Heiner Bade

Daily / Sunday Stories Progress Discussion


  • Wulfric Media's Kickstarter campaign didn't reach the target: 1 Hour 9 Minutes

  • Release of the Phantom Bible (link to listen to Ep 237): 1 Hour 10 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Release of the Mallon Diary, Calendar and Poster (link): 1 Hour 14 Minutes

    • Review to come

  • Release of the Perth Mint Phantom coin (link): 1 Hour 20 Minutes

    • Review to come

  • Boss Fight Studio Wave 2.0 pre order (link): 1 Hour 23 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Boss Fight Studio 'King Comics Super Heroes' PVC Figurines Now Out (link): 1 Hour 31 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Peter David Go Fund Me Campaign for his ill health (link): 1 Hour 35 Minutes

Christmas Themed Questions:

  • What is your Christmas wish / miracle. What would you like to see? 1 Hour 36 Minutes

  • Have you brought yourself a Phantom Christmas present? 1 Hour 37 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • On the back of Dan’s article of the Phantom and Christmas covers. Do we need to see a Phantom Christmas themed story? 1 Hour 39 Minutes

Please note, we are still after a reviewer from Brazil reviewing all the latest Mythos Phantom comics. please contact us if you can help out.

You can email us at or chat with us via our social media profiles with your feedback at Facebook, Twitter and or Instagram. Would love some feedback on what we discussed on the podcast and on the following topics:

  • Would you like to see more TPBs from Frew?

  • Do you like the themed Mallon diary and wall calendar?

  • Do you like the new KFS style guide? Does it work for the new Perth Mint coin?

  • How many of the Boss Fight Studio boxes will you be buying? One or two to keep intact?

  • Would you like to see more Christmas themed comic covers and products?

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