I recently obtained this little gem (Thanks, Jermayn) which was included with FREW #1094. FREW Publisher Jim Shepherd teamed up with Glenn Ford (The Illustrator, not the country-western singer and "True Grit" co-star) to produce this nifty booklet about how to write and draw the Phantom. The last two pages are a handy guide to the Phantom's publishing history. At least as far as 1995.
So, here you have it, in a scant 14 pages you will know all you need to know to make your very own Phantom comics!
Before there was Superman or Batman or Spider-Man, there was The Phantom. Playwright and cartoonist Lee Falk introduced The Phantom to the world in 1936.
Since then, The Phantom has run continuously in newspapers around the world, gaining a following in Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and New Zealand. He has spawned films adaptations, paperback novels, an animated television show and several comic book series.
I have been drawn to the Phantom by his unique backstory-one of the best in sequential media. This blog will let me share with others the exciting world of "The Ghost Who Walks, Who Cannot Die...The Phantom!!"
The Phantom and all related characters, indicia, etc. are copyright 2010 King Features Syndicate.
All scans and art are taken from my own comics except where otherwise noted and are utilized under the legal understanding of fair use.
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" 'The Phantom' is a marvelous role model because he wins against evil. Evil does not triumph against the Phantom... He hates dictatorship, and is in favor of democracy. He is also opposed to any violation of human rights." -Lee Falk