In Review: The Phantom – Scarlet Sapphire

Regular readers of downthetubes will recall we reported back in March that Dublin-based independent comics publisher Lightning Strike Comics was to release a new Phantom comic, Scarlet Sapphire. Well, this stunning-looking comic gets its public launch tomorrow (Saturday 3rd June) at the Filmbase Temple Bar in Dublin – with a small Gallery Exhibition of someContinue reading In Review: The Phantom – Scarlet Sapphire

The Phantom - Scarlet Sapphire art by Stephen Mooney

Lightning Strike Comics announces new Phantom comic, Scarlet Sapphire

Dublin-based independent comics publisher Lightning Strike Comics has announced the creative team behind their new Phantom comic, Scarlet Sapphire, and has released a smashing piece of preview art by Stephen Mooney, who is also writing the book. The new title follows the company’s publication of a special 60th anniversary Phantom tribute last year, working in partnershipContinue reading Lightning Strike Comics announces new Phantom comic, Scarlet Sapphire

Comics Revue Issue 365-366 (Double Issue) - Cover

In Review: Comics Revue Issue 365 – 366

Title: Comics Revue Issue Number: 365 – 366 (October – November 2016) Complete Stories: Flash Gordon, Rick O’Shay, Sir Bagby and Krazy Kat Continued Comics Series: Modesty Blaise, The Phantom (Daily Strip & Sunday Strip), Flash Gordon, Steve Roper, Rick O’Shay, Tarzan, Alley OOP, Steve Canyon, Buz Sawyer and Gasoline Alley Publisher: Manuscript Press CoverContinue reading In Review: Comics Revue Issue 365 – 366

The Phantom 1767 - Predator's Road (Frew Comics)

In Review: The Phantom 1767 – Predator’s Road (Frew Comics)

Story: Claes Reimerthi Art: Heiner Bade First Publication: Egmont, Scandinavia, 5/2016 English Publisher: Frew Comics (Australia) Cover Artist: Glenn Ford (Australia) Editor: Dudley Hogarth Pages: 36 Price: 3.5 Aus $ Release Date (Print): 31st October 2016 Age Rating: All Ages The Comic: The back story of one of Phantom’s arch rivals, General Bababu – a man whoContinue reading In Review: The Phantom 1767 – Predator’s Road (Frew Comics)

The Phantom 1766 (19th October 2016) - Frew Comics SNIP

In Review: The Phantom 1766 – The Art Collector (Frew Comics)

Story: Donne Avenell (UK) Art: Jaime Vallve (Spain) Publisher: Frew Comics (Australia) Editor: Dudley Hogarth Pages: 36 Price: 3.5 Aus $ Release Date (Print): 19th October 2016 Age Rating: All Ages One Line: An Art collector on a collection spree, albeit illegally, is stopped by Phantom. Synopsis: The Phantom reads in a news paper thatContinue reading In Review: The Phantom 1766 – The Art Collector (Frew Comics)