The Phantom makes an appearance in Svenska MAD (translating to ‘Sweden MAD’) Magazine number 7, published by Semic Press AB in Sweden in 1979.
Svenska MAD Magazine was published by Williams Förlag AB and editor Lasse O’Månsson in Sweden from 1960. Throughout it’s publishing history in Sweden, Svenska MAD Magazine changed publishers 3 times, Williams Förlag AB (January 1960 – March 1976) then Semic Press AB (April 1976 – August 1993) then Egmont (1997 – 2002) with Simon Gärdenfors as the new editor.
Behind MAD Magazine published in the UK, the Swedish MAD Magazine series is the oldest outside USA.
Svenska MAD Magazine edition number 7 published in 1979 is printed in a mix of color and black and white pages. The front and back cover can be seen below.
The Phantom makes an appearance once within this edition, on page 19, under the title of ‘Fantaman’.
Thank you Christopher Smith for assisting with images and information.