The 4th Phantom

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The 4th Phantom
Active years (Team Fantomen):
1625-1646
Active years (Lee Falk):
Early 1600's
Active years (Moonstone):
Mid 1600's
Active years (Bastei):
1639-1671.
Active years (Other producers):
N/A


The 4th Phantom is one of the Phantoms.

Fictional Character Biography

According to Team Fantomen

The 4th Phantom was born in 1604 to the 3rd Phantom and Rosamunda. Death's Hour

He ran away from school like his father and intended to become a Maltese knight, but ended up as a slave for two years. The Pirates Prisoner

He swore the Oath of the Skull and acted as the Phantom when the 3rd Phantom was believed to have been killed by the medicine man Wambalu. But he could return to school when it turned out that the 3rd Phantom had not died. Wambalu the Witchman

He later became the Phantom in 1625, after his father was killed by a jungle tribe. The Hidden People

He married an English woman, with relatives in Nottingham, who died of childbirth in 1626 as she gave birth to the 5th Phantom. Plague Infected The Ring of Death, Part 1

In 1631, the 4th Phantom lost the Skull Ring to Brother Capistrano of the Jesuit Order. He made a replica of the original ring in Leipzig. The Ring of Death, Part 1 He spent many years searching for the ring but never found it.

During his search for the Skull Ring, he met Cardinal Giovanni of the Catholic Church in Rome. The cardinal was actually a woman, and the two began a love affair. She was poisoned which also caused the death of their unborn child, a daughter, who was buried in the Skull Cave. Giovanna

In 1656, a woman that the 5th Phantom referred to as his mother died in the Skull Cave. The Black King

According to Lee Falk

He is said to have married Princess Pura Captain Amazon - Pirate Queen, although this has also been attributed to the 3rd Phantom. The Third Phantom

According to Moonstone

The 4th Phantom succeeded his father in 1625. Curse of the Phantom Part 1

According to Bastei

The 4th Phantom was born in 1610, succeeded his father in 1639 and died in 1671. Die Ahnentafel Phantoms He had a wolf named Devil. The Volcano of the Death Goddess

In the year 1651, he married an Englishwoman named Aretha. They had three children, two daughters and a son named Kit who later became the 5th Phantom. The Volcano of the Death Goddess

Notable Appearances

Daily/Sunday stories

Title Writer Artist Set in Comments
"Captain Amazon - Pirate Queen" Falk Barry  ??

Team Fantomen stories

Title Writer Artist Set in Comments
"Death's Hour" Tierres Vallvé 1604 birth of the 4th Phantom
"Alliance of the Golden Ox" Reimerthi Spadari 160?
"The Pirates Prisoner" Lundström Vallvé 16?? It is said to have taken place from when he was 15 till he was 17, though usually dated 1621-23.
"Wambalu the Witchman" Schröder Spadari February 162? "a few years" after the 3rd Phantom defeated M'Wanu (in 1617), and "a few years" before the 3rd Phantom died (in 1625)
"The Hidden People" DePaul Felmang, Ferri 1625 death of the 3rd Phantom
"The Ring of Death, Part 1" Granberg, Leppänen Leppänen 1631 also mentions Gustav II Adolf's arrival in Stralsund which was June 26, 1630
"The Ring of Death, Part 2" Granberg, Leppänen Leppänen May to September 1631 ends with the Battle of Breitenfeld, September 17, 1631
"The Castle of Darkness" Reimerthi Boix Early spring 1632
"The Magic Flute" Avenell Lindahl December 1632
"The Plague" Bishop Leppänen December 1632
"Plague Infected" Worker Vallvé autumn 1632 to January 1633
"Giovanna" Berg Holm Giordano 1634
"The Tulip Swindle" Worker Vallvé 1635 while fighting pirates he is wounded on September 3, 1635. He is taken to the Netherlands, the journey takes "weeks" and stays for a month
"The Forest of Horrors" Worker Leppänen 1635 Follows immediately after the events in "The Tulip Swindle", it is set during the winter.
"The Dagger" Darell Vallvé 1638
"The Search for El Dorado, Part 1" Frognes Frognes 1640
"The Search for El Dorado, Part 2" Frognes Frognes 1640

Bastei stories

Title Writer Artist Set in Comments
"The Volcano of the Death Goddess" Mennigen unknown 1651

Moonstone stories

Title Writer Artist Set in Comments
"Curse of the Phantom Part 1" Raab Derington  ??
"The Skull and the Oath" Murray Van Briesen  ??



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