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X-Band: Phantom Podcast #248 - April 2023 Comics & News

The team Jermayn Parker, Dan Fraser and Stephen East are all together as they attempt to go through April's comic reviews and news from around the world under two hours. Even in a quiet month, they still find a lot to talk about. we would love to hear your opinions as well.

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

  • 22nd Phantoms Saga stories:

    • In the Claw of the Vultures” (Frew #1941) by Claes Reimerthi and Janusz Ordon 3 Minutes

    • The Flooded City” (Frew #1942) by Claes Reimerthi and Janusz Ordon 16 Minutes & 30 Seconds

      • For Those Who Came In Late Video on this series (link)

  • Back up stories:

    • “Crippled Jake” (Frew #1941) by Shane Foley 38 Minutes

    • Paint it Black” (Frew #1942) by Paul Mason 42 Minutes

Fantomen Magazine Comics Review

  • Fantomen 8/2023: 50 Minutes

    • "I skräckens skugga" ("The Shadow of Fear") by Jörgen Karlsson and Carlos Pedrazzini

Zauberstern Comics Review

  • Zauberstern #6: 54 Minutes

    • "Götterdämmerung, Teil 2" ("Godfall, Part 2") by Mike Bullock and Silvestre Szilagyi

    • "Götterdämmerung, Teil 3" ("Godfall, Part 3") by Mike Bullock and Silvestre Szilagyi

    • "Götterdämmerung, Teil 4" ("Godfall, Part 4") by Mike Bullock and Silvestre Szilagyi

    • "Götterdämmerung, Teil 5" ("Godfall, Part 5") by Mike Bullock and Silvestre Szilagyi

Daily / Sunday Newspaper Stories Progress

  • Daily 263: "Dungeons Undone": 57 Minutes

  • Sunday 193: "Return of the Temple of the Gods": 1 Hour & 5 Minutes

Phantom News From Around the World

  • New screenshots of the Phantom Video Game (link): 1 Hour 12 Minutes

  • Review of the comparison between the two Perth Mint Coins (link): 1 Hour 18 Minutes

  • SydNova (link): 1 Hour 20 Minutes

  • New Frew creators: 1 Hour 24 Minutes 30 Seconds

  • Hermes re releasing a softcover album of past Gold Key album: 1 Hour 31 Minutes 30 Seconds

    • EDIT: We mentioned it was a softcover album, More details has arrived and it is a Hardcover and priced at a higher price than original.

  • Exclusive Art Auction: 1 Hour 35 Minutes

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

  • Are you enjoying the 22nd Phantom saga?

  • Are you enjoying the newspaper stories?

  • Would you like to see Hermes release their hardcover editions as softcovers?

  • Are you going to Sydney Supanova in June 2023?

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