The Moment of Freedom

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The Moment of Freedom
Produced for: Fantomen 12/1983
# of pgs: 32
Writer: Layla Gauraz
Artist: Georges Bess
Original colorist: N/A
Producer: Semic Press

"The Moment of Freedom" is a 1983 Team Fantomen story, written by Layla Gauraz, with art by Georges Bess.

Plot summary

Following the events of "Black Ivory", The 16th Phantom travel to South Carolina to find the 40 men who have been kidnapped by slavers. In Wilmington plantation owner Cromfield and his colleagues are making good business selling slaves at auction. When The Phantom arrive he rents a house and gets help from the slave Zeb to put a spanner in Cromfield's works.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Black Jack
  • Jeremiah
  • Mr Cromfield, plantation owner
  • Mr Von Kaupfer, plantation owner
  • Mr Barclay, chief of police
  • Mr McKenzie, shipper
  • Mr Carradine, shop owner
  • Zeb
  • Rosy
  • Donaway
  • Bob
  • Miss Pearl Cromfield
  • Kounta
  • Lomumba
  • Tiboo




  • Schooner "Queeny"
  • Ship "Mary Elizabeth"

Behind the scenes

When published in Fantomen 12/1983 the story is said to be about The 17th Phantom but this was corrected to The 16th Phantom when published in Fantomen Krönika #28

Related stories

Preceded by


This story has been published in the following publications:

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