The Phantom, The Ghost Who Walks

Real Name: Christopher Walker Identity/Class: Normal human Occupation: Crimefighter Affiliations: His ancestors and descendants; Diana Palmer, Hero (his horse , De!il (his "olf , Dart (his falcon , #oom$a (his elephant , %andrake, the #ungle Patrol Enemies: Chessman, the &k' (and, the Golden Circle, %ermaids of %elo &traits, )ad' )uck Pirates Known Relatives: Diana Walker ("ife ; *it (son, the ++nd Phantom ; Heloise (daughter , ,e- *ing (adopted son , %aude (mother, deceased , Da!e Palmer ("ife.s uncle , )il' Palmer (mother/in/la" , Christopher &tandish (ancestor, first Phantom, deceased Aliases: The Ghost Who Walks, *it, *ip, the %an Who Cannot Die, Guardian of the 0astern Dark, the Gra' Ghost Base of Operations: &kull Ca!e, The Deep Woods, (angalla, 1frica First Appearance: Phantom ne"spaper strip (*ing 2eatures &'ndicate, 34th 2e$ruar' 3567 owers/A!ilities: 0-pert horseman8 %arksman8 Good fighter, trained in man' forms of com$at8 0-tremel' agile and athletic8 The Phantom usuall' carries a dagger, t"in 89: pistols, and t"o distincti!e rings "hich can lea!e permanent marks on those the' touch / the ;Good %ark; on the left hand, a four o!erlapping s"ords < letter P.s forming a rotating cross, "hich marks the $earer as $eing under the Phantom.s protection; the ;&kull %ark; on the right hand, normall' deli!ered "ith a solid punch to the face, "hich sho"s the !ictim as someone "ho has crossed the Phantom and $een punished for same8

he had considered . *it has fought the good fight8 >n 3544.The Gra' Ghost.s costume "as purple8 With the success of the ne"spaper strip. und'ing apparition. the current Phantom.t until 35:7 that 2alk finall' ga!e in and stated "ithin a stor' that the Phantom. $ut it stuck "ith the character thereafter (although !arious foreign editions ha!e used a "ide range of colours 8 2alk "as apparentl' a little surprised $' this choice too / he had en!isioned the Phantom as "earing gre'8 (efore settling on calling the character the Phantom. the te-t of the $lack and "hite strip referred to the Phantom as $eing gre' t"ice $efore the colour strip launched.s strip. the Ghost Who Walks. and if necessar'. is the +3st of the line8 &ince the 356?s. a seeker of =ustice "ho cannot $e killed or stopped in his pursuit of those "ho pre' on the "eak8 This Phantom operated out of (angalla ("hose e-act location is a $it inconsistent in the stories. "ho released 7 !olumes: . indeli$l' marked $' the ring on his right hand "hen he strikes his enemies8 The Phantom is $oth more. Christopher (*it and Heloise8 Comments: Created $' )ee 2alk. $ut "ould pursue e!ildoers across the glo$e8 Those "ho faced him "ere usuall' marked for life. and less. it "asn. the Phantom is a d'nast' of crimefighters "ho ha!e s"orn do"n the 'ears to protect the innocent and punish the guilt'. and the t"o ha!e occasionall' sho"n up in the other. "ho "rote the strip from "hen it started until he died in 35558 2alk had also created %andrake the %agician a couple of 'ears earlier. he married his lo!e Diana Palmer.t long $efore collected reprints started8 The first of them "ere in (ig )ittle (ooks (a8k8a8 (etter )ittle (ooks . *it Walker. Colum$us. and at least four times after this 2alk reiterated this8 >t "asn. to la' do"n their li!es in the ser!ice of =ustice8 Directl' descended from Christopher &tandish."istory: 2or more than four centuries criminals and !illains the "orld o!er ha!e spoken in "hispers of a legendar' figure.t until the &unda' supplement $egan on +Cth %a' 3565 that he "as coloured purple8 No one seems to kno" "h' the colourist chose this colour. than his legend8 >nstead of a single. most nota$l' "hen the' attended one another. $ut seems to $e near or part of coastal 1frica . for a moniker8 1dditionall'. such as Wilson %cCo'8 To $egin "ith the Phantom appeared in his dail' strip in $lack and "hite. and it "asn. "hen he took o!er after the death of his father. ca$in $o'. after decades of courtship. his "ife 0li@a$eth completed his last t"o stories (dail' strip A35: and &unda' strip A3:? from his notes8 Barious artists ha!e illustrated the strip o!er the 'ears. left "ith a skull/shaped scar on their faces. and the' no" ha!e t"o children.s "eddings8 The' "ere also depicted as allies in the Defenders of the 0arth cartoon (see $elo" for more details 8 1fter the death of )ee 2alk.

follo"ed $' an ongoing series a 'ear later. A99 and A9C8 >t "asn. A67. apparentl' starring the ++nd Phantom and Phantom 2040 (four issues / the' had pre!iousl' pu$lished the Phantom as part of their efen!ers of the "arth comic. then Pacific Comics had their turn for + issues in 35448 D8C8 Comics released a four issue mini/series in 35CC.s strips8 >n 3557 a no!elisation of the mo!ie "as released8 . starting from A73 of that title (%a' 3593 8 He continued there until A3:C ("ith a $reak in A39C to A3:: "here he didn. A3:. then in Harvey Hits A3. A:6. $et"een A33 (2e$ruar' 356C to A3:3 (No!em$er 3595 8 While that title concentrated on the dail' strip.38 The Phantom +8 The Phantom and the &ign of the &kull 68 The Phantom and Desert #ustice 98 The . A:78 and A:4 (3595 8 Har!e' Comics took o!er the reprints ne-t. A65. A3+. continuing the num$ering to pu$lish A3C to A+C8 Then in 3575 it "as Charlton.eturn of the Phantom :8 The Phantom and the &k' Pirates 78 The Phantom and the Girl of %'ster' 3567 3565 3593 359+ 359: 3594 The Phantom soon made the natural progression to appearing in comics. first in Future Comics A3 to A9 (#une 359? to &eptem$er 359? . A7.t until Gold *e' launched a Phantom comic in 357+ that he got his o"n title8 >t ran for 34 issues $efore *ing Comics took o!er the licence in 3577.s turn / the' "ent from A+5 to A498 >n 3546 *ing 2eatures released a single issue of a Phantom comic.t appear 8 %c*a' also reprinted some Phantom dail' strips in Feature Comics. "hich lasted 36 issues8 %ean"hile Pioneer Comics "ere releasing a !ariet' of comic format reprints of the ne"spaper strips around the same time8 >n 3556 Wolf Comics released 5 issues of a Phantom Comic8 Then it "as the turn of %ar!el Comics. although to $egin "ith the' featured onl' reprints8 Da!id %c*a' pu$lications $egan the reprints in Ace Comics. A++. then as part of King Comics. $ased on the cartoon of the same name8 %ost recentl' (+??+ on %oonstone Pu$lishing ha!e $een releasing their !ersion of the iconic character8 (et"een &eptem$er 354+ and #ul' 354: 1!on (ooks released a series of 3: no!els $ased (mostl' on )ee 2alk. A+7. featuring the Phantom in A:3 (Dcto$er 35:3 and A:7 of Harvey Comics Hits. the first time the hero had a comic all to himself. the same compan' $egan reprinting the &unda' strip. in issues A+? (356C . "ith $oth Phantom The Ghost Who Walks (fi!e issues.

here one of the mo!ern Phantom*s ancestors !efen!s the 4slan! of %alta against Turkish con8uerors2 &ome of the . not a!aila$le else"here / some of these ha!e depicted the future ad!entures of this Phantom.riters also use! the $ackgroun! of . (ra@il.ith the ol!er -o-ulation since he .ar!s2 4t has -u$lishe! $oth the original stri-s an! its o.The Phantom has $een a "orld/"ide phenomenon / he is pu$lished under a !ariet' of names: • • • • • • • • • )e 2antEme in 2rance and 2rench Canada 2antoom in the Netherlands 0l Hom$re 0nmascarado (The %asked %an in &pain ).e!ish an! Finnish comic artists2 For e5am-le+ Finnish artist Kari T2 6e--7nen ma!e a num$er of stories that !e-icte! historical Phantoms in historical situations+ inclu!ing one .n stories+ .ritten an! !ra.s children8 Besa )ehtinen notes that #$efore %arvel comics came to &can!inavia at the '()0*s+ Phantom . %e-ico.ed %ask in Turke' (thanks to #oshua D8 Walker for correcting m' translation of this Phantomas in >srael (ethala (Ghost in the *annada or (etaal (Hindi for Phantom or Ghost or 1ran'ade$ (The God of the #ungle in (engali in >ndia 2antasma in 1rgentina.n Phantom comic $ooks in the Finnish an! &can!inavian languages from '(30*s on. Portugal.n $y &.ith the &u-erman /an! more -o-ular . Bene@uela (era/Na/)i!a in 2i=i • • • • >n some of these countries.as the most -o-ular . the demand is sufficientl' high that local creati!e teams ha!e produced ne" strips.Fomo %ascherato (The %asked %an in >tal' 2antomet in Nor"a' 2antomen in &"eden %ustanaamio ((lack %ask in 2inland 2antom in Gugosla!ia *i@ilmaske (.& su-erhero alongsi!e .as not as #im-ossi$le# as &u-erman 0 my gran!mother use! to rea! the stri-12 &can!inavian comics -u$lishing house &emic Press /that later $ecome "gmont Pu$lishing1 has ha! its o.

3557 sa" the release of the $ig $udget. more on "hich $elo"8 There. starring Tom T'ler in the lead role8 >t.9angalla to . . Phantom "ith (ill' Hane as the title character and Treat Williams as the !illain8 While a flop at the $o.office.olf0 &hera an! horse0 Toofan+ an! some -lace names .ere minor changes in the names of his !og:.rite a!ventures $ase! on real0life thir!0.The Phantom )egac'.ere also intro!uce! an! one full length novel in Hin!i0 .ere also ren!ere! into Hin!i2 He $egan a--earing in the Times of 4n!ia in the mi! . "ith Patrick %cGoohan pla'ing his father. in/depth site de!oted to the Phantom at http:<<deep"oods8org< Thanks to Dick Walker for correcting me as to the Phantom.s recentl' $een released on DBD8 #osh Geren notes that .ent un!er the name *9etaal*+ . still set in the thirties. Hane pla's *it Walker.hich $orro.hich in Hin!i means Phantom2 There . >n the mo!ie. the +?th Phantom8 1 ne" mo!ie !ersion. it is a cult fa!orite8.e! from the original comics $ut .s an e-cellent. scheduled for a +??5 release (thanks to Craig *illian for this information / some more is on his "e$site 8 There ha!e also $een t"o cartoons "hich featured the Phantom.s pistols not $eing re!ol!ers8 .as one of the more -o-ular characters in 4n!ia2 He .orl! -ro$lems or ela$orate! on Phantom*s $ackgroun!+ like ho. he met an! $efrien!e! the . the (presuma$l' +3st Phantom.as not an authori=e! version2# >n 3596 the Phantom "as the star of a fifteen part Colum$ia Pictures serial.0*s an! later .as -u$lishe! $y 4n!ra<aal comics till a$out mi! )0*s2 &ome -ocket formats .olf evil2# 1nshuman Gaur adds #Phantom . is currentl' in the "orks.

on the left hand. on the right hand. "hich sho"s the !ictim as someone "ho has crossed the Phantom and $een punished for same8 "istory: >n the earl' 3:??. t"in pistols.s Christopher . 0ric Nelson. trained in man' forms of com$at8 0-tremel' agile and athletic8 The Phantom usuall' carries a dagger. so too did the Captain. &tandish sailed the oceans "ith his father. and t"o distincti!e rings "hich can lea!e permanent marks on those the' touch / the . a four o!erlapping s"ords < letter P.s attempt to gain !engeance .&kull %ark. ripping it apart8 1s his !essel "ent do"n.o!er (father/in/la" . "hich marks the $earer as $eing under the Phantom. &unda' editions (3567 owers/A!ilities: 0-pert horseman8 %arksman8 Good fighter. $ut destin' stepped in to pre!ent this8 Dff the coast of 1frica the ship "as raided $' the &ingh pirates.s protection. (angalla.s forming a rotating cross. *it.Good %ark.*it. Guardian of the 0astern Dark Base of Operations: &kull Ca!e.The (first Phantom Real Name: Christopher &tandish Identity/Class: Normal human Occupation: Ca$in $o'. 0ric the . Christopher (father. 1frica First Appearance: Phantom ne"spaper strip. his !arious descendants (most named *it. normall' deli!ered "ith a solid punch to the face. a sea captain "ho had once $een the ca$in $o' of Christopher Colum$us8 *it "as due to take o!er control of the !essel once their current !o'age ended. !igilante Affiliations: Fnkno"n Enemies: &ingh Pirates Known Relatives: Christina ("ife . and the t"o cre"s fought a !icious $attle in the middle of a raging storm. struck do"n $' a $lo" to the heart from the s"ord of the pirate chief8 *it. "ith the pirates graduall' gaining the upper hand8 Then the ship ran "as smashed $' the tide onto a reef. The Deep Woods. Phantom A+ on Aliases: Christopher Walker. the . deceased / accounts !ar' as to "hether his surname "as &tandish or Walker .

(oth *it and his descendants ha!e remained true to this oath for o!er four centuries8 *it freed the local (andar tri$es from sla!ers "ho "ere pre'ing on them. and he "as "ashed o!er$oard into the storm' "aters. the original Phantom "as named 0ric Nelson. titled The &on of the Phantom8 The ++nd Phantom .s hard$ack $ook. his surname "as later ret/conned to ha!e $een Walker all along8 2or the sake of this profile. he s"ore an oath that he and his descendants "ould li!e to ensure . and his father "as renamed &ir Gerald Neslon8 Ho"e!er this appears to $e the onl' time these names "ere used8 The onl' hardco!er Phantom $ook (other than the (ig )ittle (ooks "as pu$lished from 3599/3597 $' the Whitman Pu$lishing Co8. The &on of the Phantom. "here he disco!ered the remains of a 0uropean man8 Closer e-amination of the corpse re!ealed it to $e his father. "ho nursed him $ack to health8 Dnce he had reco!ered.the destruction of pirac'. cruelt' and in=ustice8. he returned to the $each "ere he had $een found. $ut returned some time later8 Taking the skull.!e left it as &tandish8 >n the 359o. and lost consciousness8 He "as disco!ered "ashed ashore $' a group of (angallan p'gmies.for the murder of his sire "as pre!ented $' the destruction of the ship. >. gaining their friendship and allegiance for all time8 Taking inspiration from one of their nati!e idols. the Ghost Who Walks8 Comments: Created $' )ee 2alk8 Though the first Phantom "as originall' named &tandish. he designed a costume and set up $ase in a ca!e "ith an entrance "hich resem$led a skull8 Thus $egan the legend of the Phantom. greed.s killer8 *it left the $od' for the sca!engers.

the +3st Phantom. Christopher &tandish (ancestor.*ing (adopted $rother .Real Name: Christopher Walker Identity/Class: Normal human Occupation: Crimefighter Affiliations: Fnkno"n Enemies: General (a$adu Known Relatives: Diana Walker (mother . )il' Palmer (maternal grandmother . *it. %aude (paternal grandmother. 1frica First Appearance: /as Kit1 Phantom ne"spaper strip (3544 . the %an Who Cannot Die. Da!e Palmer (mother. (angalla. the +9th Phantom Aliases: The Ghost Who Walks. deceased . The Deep Woods. first Phantom. *it (father. Guardian of the 0astern Dark Base of Operations: &kull Ca!e.s uncle . deceased . *it(grandson. Heloise (sister . deceased . .e.

s forming a rotating cross.&kull %ark.Good %ark.s The Phantom: The Ghost Who Walks (%ar!el Comics./as Phantom1 )ee 2alk. on the left hand. the . "hich marks the $earer as $eing under the Phantom. "hich sho"s the !ictim as someone "ho has crossed the Phantom and $een punished for same8 "istory: 1fter his father "as murdered $' General (a$adu and his mercenar' allies. $ut depicted as the Phantom for the first time $' Da!e De Bries and Glen )umsden8 The +9th Phantom (Phantom +?9? Real Name: Christopher Walker #r8 . and t"o distincti!e rings "hich can lea!e permanent marks on those the' touch / the . 3559 owers/A!ilities: 0-pert horseman8 %arksman8 Good fighter. on the right hand. t"in pistols. a four o!erlapping s"ords < letter P. normall' deli!ered "ith a solid punch to the face.s protection. trained in man' forms of com$at8 0-tremel' agile and athletic8 The Phantom usuall' carries a dagger. 'oung *it Walker took on the mantle of the Phantom to a!enge his dead parent and to carr' on the famil' tradition8 Comments: Created $' )ee 2alk.

*it Walker (father. *it gre" up lo!ing "hat remained of the natural "orld.s protection. $ased out of %etropia. the . "hich marks the $earer as $eing under the Phantom. Guardian of the 0astern Dark Base of Operations: %etropia and the Ghost #ungle First Appearance: Phantom +?9? (Hearst 0ntertainment for &'ndication. !illainous head of the %a-imum >nc8 corporation. "hich sho"s the !ictim as someone "ho has crossed the Phantom and $een punished for same8 "istory: The +6rd Phantom united 1frica in the 'ear +?39. the %an Who Cannot Die. #ack 1rcher Enemies: . %a-imum >nc8. $ringing the continent a ne" age of peace and prosperit'8 2inding little to do in his homeland. and to "ork in Ne" (ra@il. and "ent to uni!ersit' "ith the goal of $ecoming an en!ironmental engineer. "here the rich had retreated from the de!astation to li!e in high to"ers o!ershado"ing the masses "ho sca!enged a li!ing in the "astelands $elo". *it. &parks. uni!ersit' student Affiliations: 1unt Heloise. t"in pistols. trained in man' forms of com$at8 0-tremel' agile and athletic8 The Phantom usuall' carries a dagger.t trained from $irth to assume the heroic mantle "orn $' his fore$ears8 >n a cit' $lighted $' en!ironmental disaster. normall' deli!ered "ith a solid punch to the face. the cit' formerl' kno"n as Ne" Gork8 He soon ran fo"l of %a. the ++nd Phantom . "as raised $' a man called Guran8 Fna"are of his heritage. the +6rd Phantom . on the left hand.s eco/ .&kull %ark.Good %ark.s sister Aliases: The Ghost Who Walks. demolishing it and poisoning large portions of the cit'8 The son of the +6rd Phantom. %a-"ell %adison &r8. "hen $oth men disappeared the night a train carr'ing to-ic "aste crashed into Grand Central &tation. he relocated to the Fnited &tates. he "as the first of his line in nearl' fi!e hundred 'ears "ho "asn. .s forming a rotating cross. %a-"ell %adison #r.%adison. a four o!erlapping s"ords < letter P. Heloise (grandfather. Iueen Nia. Guran. and t"o distincti!e rings "hich can lea!e permanent marks on those the' touch / the . 3559 owers/A!ilities: 0-pert horseman8 %arksman8 Good fighter.Identity/Class: Normal human Occupation: Crimefighter.1unt. on the right hand.e$ecca %adison. and the t"o $egan a length' feud "hich ended in +?+9. *it Walker #r. Graft Known Relatives: *it Walker (grandfather.

"ith the ne" Phantom !oiced $' &cott Balentine8 38 Generation Fnto Generation (3 +8 Generation Fnto Generation (+ 68 The &um Df The Parts 98 2ire 1nd >C0 :8 . and the ghost "alked once more8 Comments: Phantom +?9? "as a cartoon.ed 3+8The Gauntlet 368Three >nto Dne 398)ife )essons 3:8The %agician 378&"ifter. Higher. 2aster 348)asers >n The #ungle .%adison.s "ido" and son used %a-imum >nc8 and their ro$otic (iot enforcers to consolidate their po"er. still he recognised the "eight of histor' and that the "orld needed a hero. and plotted to construct C'$er!ille. a ha!en for the elite to hide in "hile the 0arth died8 Dn *it. no" more than e!er8 Thus *it Walker #r $ecame the +9th Phantom. launched in 3559. "hich rein!isioned the character for a d'stopian near future "orld8 The sho" lasted 67 episodes (6+ stories . and he felt unread' for the =o$.s 3Cth $irthda' he "as informed of his heritage8 Though his ne" role in life "as something he "as unprepared for.eflections of Glor' 78 &hado"s 2rom The Past 48 The Good %ark C8 Ghost >n The %achine 58 Dark Dr$it (3 3?8Dark Dr$it (+ 338The (iot >n .preser!es8 %ean"hile %a.

3C8Do"n The )ine 358Control Group (start of &eason + +?81 (o' 1nd His Cat +38.ite Df Passage ++8The World >s %' #ungle +68&anctuar' +98The Ties That (ind +:8The Woman >n The %oon +78%atter D!er %ind +48The &ins Df The 2ather (3 +C8The &ins Df The 2ather (+ +58The &acrifice (3 6?8The &acrifice (+ 638.ogue 6+8The &econd Time 1round 668The 2uries 698%oments Df Truth 6:8The Whole Truth 678Ghost Who Walks >n %a' 355: %ar!el released a four issue mini/series to tie in "ith the ne" Phantom cartoon8 The +4th Phantom (Defenders of the 0arth .

"hich sho"s the !ictim as someone "ho has crossed the Phantom and $een punished for same8 Possesses the . *urt Known Relatives: #edda (daughter .s forming a rotating cross. on the left hand.s protection. (angalla. !oiced $' Peter %ark . %andrake the %agician. "ho alongside 2lash Gordon. including the Phantom (+4th in the line and his daughter #edda. normall' deli!ered "ith a solid punch to the face.&kull %ark. *urt (t"in $rother Aliases: The Ghost Who Walks. t"in 89: pistols. on the right hand. owers/A!ilities: 0-pert horseman8 %arksman8 Good fighter. trained in man' forms of com$at8 0-tremel' agile and athletic8 The Phantom usuall' carries a dagger. the . a four o!erlapping s"ords < letter P. "as said to the .strength of ten tigers. 1frica also The Defenders of the 0arth $ase First Appearance: efen!ers of the "arth 0pisode A3 . the %an Who Cannot Die. Guardian of the 0astern Dark Base of Operations: &kull Ca!e.ichman.0scape from %ongo. The Deep Woods. )othar and their proteges form a group kno"n as the Defenders of the 0arth8 Comments: The Defenders of the 0arth "as a cartoon "hich attempted to $ring together a num$er of *ings 2eatures ne"spaper strip heroes into a single team8 The Phantom.8 "istory: >n the 'ear +?3: the !illainous %ing the %erciless threatens the securit' of the "orld8 &e!eral heroes all' to th"art his e!il plans. "hich marks the $earer as $eing under the Phantom.Good %ark. and t"o distincti!e rings "hich can lea!e permanent marks on those the' touch / the .Real Name: Fnkno"n ($ut pro$a$l' *it Walker Identity/Class: Fnkno"n / human mutateJ Occupation: Crimefighter Affiliations: The Defenders of the 0arth Enemies: %ing the %erciless.

doesn.e!enge Df 1stra 3?8The Hall Df Wisdom 338The %ind Warrior. Part >> 3+8The )ost #e"els Df Ti$et 368The %ind Warriors 398The 0!il Df Doctor Dark 3:8Diamonds 1re %ing.s (est 2riends 378The %en Df 2rost 348(attleground 3C8The Panther Peril 3582ur' Df The Deep +?82amil' .ests ++8)ike 2ather.t reall' fit in "ith an' of the other Phantoms 8 The sho" lasted 7: episodes:: 38 0scape 2rom %ongo +8 The Creation Df %onitor 68 1 Demon >n His Pocket 98 1 House Di!ided :8 (its 1nd Chips 78 The .+4th in the line ("hich. )ike Daughter +68The Would (e Defender . gi!en the +?3: date.eunion +38The Defense Ne!er .oot Df 0!il 48 Cold War C8 The &leeper 1"akens 58 The .

s Potion 968Dne Df The Gu's 9983?? Proof High"a' 9:8The Time 2ree@er 978The Prince %akes His %o!e 948Prince Triumphant .eturn Df The &k' (and 9+8Dracula.s Household Help +C8The &tar$o' +58The Gods 1"ake 6?8The Ghost Walks 1gain 638The (ook Df %'steries 6+8The 2uture Comes (ut Dnce 668*shin 1nd The Ghost &hip 698The Carni!al Df Dr8 *alihari 6:8The %'ster' Df The (ook 6782lash Times 2our 648The 2ro@en Heart 6C8.ick Gordon.ites Df Hesnan 9?81udie The T"eak 938. Dne %an 1rm' 658The .+98Door"a's >nto Darkness +:8Deal With The De!il +78Terror >n Time +48%ing.

*urt8 The +Cth Phantom (Defenders of the 0arth Real Name: #edda Walker .s e!il t"in.s Thunder )i@ards %ar!el Comics released a four issue mini/series $ased on Defenders of the 0arth in 35C4 as part of their &tar Comics imprint8 The onl' nota$le contri$ution it made to the Phantom. Part 3 7?8The Golden Iueen.s .9C8The Prince Weds 958The Prince.eturn Df Doctor Dark ::8The Deadliest (attle :78The Necklace Df Dros :48Torn &pace :C8%ing Winter :58The Golden Iueen.s Homecoming :+8&uspended &a$otage :68The Call Df The 0ternals :98The . Part + 7382lesh 1nd (lood 7+8Dro"ning World 768The 1doption Df *shin 798&treet &marts 7:8%ing.s m'thos "as introducing the +4th Phantom.o'al Hunt :?8The Prince >s Dethroned :38)othar.

*isa "istory: #edda "as the daughter of the +4h Phantom. (angalla. t"in 89: pistols. a four o!erlapping s"ords < letter P. trained in man' forms of com$at8 0-tremel' agile and athletic8 The Phantom usuall' carries a dagger.s protection.Good %ark.s forming a rotating cross. Guardian of the 0astern Dark Base of Operations: &kull Ca!e. on the left hand. she assumed the mantle of the Phantom until he returned8 1lthough this pro!ed to $e a false start.&kull %ark. 1frica also The Defenders of the 0arth $ase First Appearance: efen!ers of the "arth 0pisode A3 . and like him a mem$er of the Defenders of the 0arth8 When her father "as $riefl' $elie!ed to ha!e died. the . "hich sho"s the !ictim as someone "ho has crossed the Phantom and $een punished for same8 #edda also had telekinetic po"ers and appeared to $e a$le to communicate telepathicall' "ith her $lack panther all'. "hich marks the $earer as $eing under the Phantom. on the right hand. The Defenders of the 0arth Enemies: %ing the %erciless Known Relatives: Her father (+4th Phantom Aliases: The Ghost Who Walks.0scape from %ongo. and t"o distincti!e rings "hich can lea!e permanent marks on those the' touch / the . the %an Who Cannot Die.Identity/Class: Fnkno"n (human mutantJ Occupation: Crimefighter Affiliations: *isa. The Deep Woods. it remains onl' a matter of time $efore she takes on the identit' more permanentl'8 . normall' deli!ered "ith a solid punch to the face. owers/A!ilities: 0-pert horseman8 %arksman8 Good fighter.

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