Fantomet 2012

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In the year 2012, a total of 18 issues of Norwegian comic book Fantomet were published.


2012 continued the trend of reducing the number of actual issues published in favor of "double issues". In total, 18 issues were published of which 10 were regular issues of 68 pages and 7 were "double issues" of 132 pages and one was a "double issue" of 116 pages. The double issues were on sale for four weeks, while the other issues were on sale for two weeks.


Ad for Tegneserieministeriet.

In 2012, Egmont Serieforlaget created Tegneserieministeriet (The Ministry of Comics), an ad campaign to promote comics printed on paper. Ads featuring comic characters Donald Duck, Beetle Bailey and The Phantom were published in newspapers and magazines like Vi menn, Her og Nå, Motor, Kamille, Kamille Mor og Barn, Hjemmet og Norsk Ukeblad and Aftenposten

The Phantom ad showed the Phantom tying up the Windows Live Messenger icons to a tree, and included artwork from an upcoming cover by Sal Velluto.



Phantom stories

Previously unpublished Team Fantomen stories

Issue Title Writer Artist
1-2 "Burnt Offering" Reimerthi Bade
3 "Trapped in the Pack Ice" DePaul Boix
4 "The Jungle Vampire" DePaul Felmang, Ferri
5-6 "Grinning Jack's Treasure" Reimerthi Spadari
7 "The Pirates' Prisoner" Lundström Lindahl
8 "Save Jerusalem" Reimerthi Leppänen
11 "Valley of the Apes" DePaul Velluto
12 "The Resurrection Man" Reimerthi Bade
13-14 "The Poisoned Land" Pellerin Spadari
15-16 "U-118" Pellerin Leppänen
17 "Prisoner in the Skull Cave" Reimerthi Lindahl
18-19 "The Curse of Djudju" DePaul Felmang, Ferri
20 "Bigfoot" Pellerin Boix
21 "The Coffin" Pellerin Bade
22-23 "Secret of the Templar Knights" Reimerthi Leppänen
24 "The Final Days" Pellerin Velluto
25-26 "The Runestone Saga" Pellerin Boix

Previously unpublished newspaper stories

Issue Title Writer Artist
11, 12 "The Deadliest Animals in the Jungle" Falk Barry

Previously unpublished Fratelli Spada stories

Issue Title Writer Artist
9-10 "The Strange Girl" Ferri Ferri

Previously unpublished Moonstone stories

Issue Title Writer Artist
15-16 "The Ghost Killer" Raab Blanco

Previously published newspaper stories

Issue Title Writer Artist
1-2, 3 "The Golden Beach of Keela-Wee" Falk Barry
5-6 "Diana Aviatrix Lost" Falk Moore
9-10 "The Phantom's Treasure" Falk Moore
13-14 "Lago the Lake God" Falk McCoy
13-14, 15-16, 17 "The Third Phantom" Falk Barry
18-19 "The Wild Girl" Falk McCoy
18-19 "The Whispering Grove" Falk Barry
22-23 "Princess Valerie" Falk Moore, McCoy
24, 25-26 "The Forest Giants" Falk Barry
25-26 "Queen Asta of Trondelay" Falk McCoy

Other comics

  • "Bernard Prince" by Greg and Dany (issues 8, 12, 13-14, 17, 18-19, and 24)
  • "De utvalda" by Nils Lindberg and Gösta Lindwall (issues 20 and 21)
  • "Herman Hedning" by Jonas Darnell (issues 1-2, 3, 4, 5-6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13-14, 15-16, 17, 18-19, 20, 22-23, 24, and 25-26)
  • "Jerome K. Jerome Bloche" by Alan Dodier (issues 1-2)
  • "Johnny Hazard" by Frank Robbins (issues 8, 11, and 15-16)
  • "Kris de Valnor" by Yves Sente and Giulio de Vita (issues 3 and 4)
  • "Latigo" by Stan Lynde (issue 7 and 12)
  • "Louve" by Yannick le Pennetier and Roman Surzhenko (issues 5-6 and 7)
  • "Thorgal" by Jean Van Hamme and Grzegorz Rosinski (issues 1-2, 9-10, 13-14, 18-19, 22-23, and 25-26)


Fantomet 12 included a poster of Best Fantomet cover 2011.

Cover gallery

See also