The Child Farm

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The Child Farm
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Produced for: Fantomen 10/1983
# of pgs: 32
Writer: Dai Darell
Artist: Jaime Vallvé
Original colorist: N/A
Producer: Semic Press

"The Child Farm" is a 1983 Team Fantomen story, written by Dai Darell, with art by Jaime Vallvé.

Plot summary

When Kit, the future 16th Phantom, is 14 years old he is studying in England but decides to run away from school. With his friend Magnus he takes the train to Exeter. The magistrate court there sends them to an orphanage to study and Kit and his friend discover that the orphanage's principal and a teacher are stealing money. Meanwhile his father, the 15th Phantom has received a letter from Kit's school that he has run away and travels to Exeter to search for him.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Magnus Volk
  • Rector Crowe
  • Mr Dow, teacher
  • Mrs Ogilby
  • James, student
  • Tim, student
  • Blacky the horse


Old Jungle Sayings

  • When the Phantom asks, you answer.

Behind the scenes

According to Fantomen Krönika 4/1998 the story takes place in 1845.


This story has been published in the following publications:

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