X-Band: The Phantom Podcast

#191 - With KFS, The Phantom Custodians

June 16, 2021 ChronicleChamber.com
X-Band: The Phantom Podcast
#191 - With KFS, The Phantom Custodians
Show Notes

Every since we started this website and the X-Band: The Phantom Podcast one of the most common questions we have received is when will we get to hear from someone from King Features and or Hearst

It has always been a goal for us as we ourselves had a million and one questions that we wanted to ask. After 200 podcasts we got the chance and while we did not get to ask them all, we spent 90 minutes racing through as many questions as possible. 

A huge thanks must go to Tea Fougner who is the comics editor for the Phantom plus 60 other comic titles. She was great in answering as many questions as possible and some were not easy to answer. 

A brief list of the questions we asked in no particular order are:

  • What is the approval process of new stories from Tony DePaul, Egmont and Frew Publishers?
  • Is there a Phantom bible?
  • Will we ever see a new Phantom TV Show and or Movie?
  • The process from KFS point of view of the Matt Kyme and Shane Foley "Diana and the Heartbreakers Gang" story in Frew #1892.
  • The Phantom and cross over stories with The Raven, Sir Falcon, Flash Gordon, Defenders of the Earth etc
  • Moonstone  verses Dynamite Entertainment.
  • What is the target audience of the Phantom?
  • Targeting the next generation.
  • The 100th Anniversary of The Phantom.

It must be noted that she did choose not to answer one question but you will have to listen and or watch the podcast to find out which one.

She also went over the history of King Features and Hearst and how they relate to our hero, the Phantom.

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