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Revenge in Rhodia

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Revenge in Rhodia
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Start date: October 7, 2012
End date: April 14, 2013
# of strips: 28
Writer: Tony DePaul
Artist: Terry Beatty
Original colorist: Terry Beatty
Preceded by: "The Power House Gang"
Followed by: "Mandrake's Bon Voyage"

"Revenge in Rhodia" is the 177th Phantom Sunday story. The story was written by Tony DePaul and drawn by Terry Beatty.

Plot Summary

On a beach in Rodia, scrap collectors find a ship's bell belonging to India Voyager II, Captain Savarna's ship, and sell it to a scrap dealer. The scrap dealer write a letter to The Phantom. When The Phantom come for a visit, the scrap collector tell him that there are rumours that the Rodian airforce attacked a ship offshore.

The Phantom hires a boat and diving gear to search for the ship. He discovers it, sunken to ocean floor, its final destiny caused by large explosions. His hope that Savarna has managed to escape is dashed when he find a dead body in the captain's quarters.

The Phantom decide to avenge Savarna's death. Breaking into the home of a Rodian navy admiral, his interrogation is interrupted by captain Savarna herself. She is very pleased to meet him again. She suggests that they should work together as a team to fight crime but the Phantom is against this since her methods are too brutal. She tells him that she is in love with him, then shoots him. The Phantom wake up a little while later with heavy bruises from the rubber bullets he has been shot with.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • The Junta of Admirals



  • The Junta of Admirals


Old jungle sayings

  • "Phantom has a thousand eyes and a thousand ears."
  • "You don't find The Phantom. He finds you."
  • "It is terror for an evil man to awake in darkness and see The Phantom."

Behind the scenes

  • The web site with news about the dead Rodian admirals mostly contain the text "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet", a placeholder text often used in publishing.

Related stories

Refers to


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • "Venganza en Rhodia", La Prensa Gráfica November 25, 2012 – April 21, 2013 (21st to 24th week missing)

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