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Diamond Comics Founder Receives Prestigious Award

Gulshan Rai, the founder of Diamond Comics, an Indian based comic book publishing company, was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement award at the CBAM Awards. Being reported by AnimationXpress, a large array of publications, individuals and artists participated in the event, attracting over 300 plus entries across 33 categories and judged by 12 esteemed Jurors […]

Regal Publishers Phantom Comics #11 & #12

Regal Publishers, based in India, have announced the release of Phantom comic numbers 11 and 12, plus Mandrake the Magician number 1, set for release on the 28th of April, 2021. The release date of these 3 editions will coincide with Lee Falks Birthday, born on the 28th of April, 1911 creating both characters. The […]

Bollywood Phantom Movie Adaptation Update

IndiaGlitz are reporting on-line that the Bollywood Phantom movie adaptation, set to be funded by Ronnie Screwvala and directed by Vasan Bala, is being put on-hold. At the end of last year, December 2020, sources in India were reporting that Kartik Aaryan was cast as the lead actor, set to play the character of the […]

Remembering Lee Falk

Lee Falk, the creator of Mandrake the Magician and the Phantom was born on the 28th of April, 1911. Sadly passing away in 1999, Lee Falk’s upcoming Birthday is a timely reminder to recognize the well loved comic book characters he imagined, and were brought to life via his stories and the prolific amount of […]

Action Comics #1 Sells For Record Breaking Price

Action Comics #1, graded 8.5 by CGC, featuring the first appearance of Superman, has recently sold for a record breaking price of US$3,250,000 by USA based Metropolis Collectibles. Although the following isn’t related to the Phantom (feel free to stop reading here), the following is certainly interesting to most comic book collectors, including those who […]

A George Wilson Salute

Posted on the 13th Dimension website, written by Dan Greenfield, we see a tribute article titled ‘13 GLORIOUS COVERS: A GEORGE WILSON Salute, by JOE JUSKO‘. Greenfield shines a light on the amazing work produced by comic cover artist George Wilson. Wilson painted hundreds of comic book covers, mainly for Gold Key and Dell Comics […]


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