The Lethal Trap

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The Lethal Trap
Produced for: Fantomen 22/2004
# of pgs: 32
Writer: Claes Reimerthi
Artist: Kari Leppänen
Original colorist: Reprostugan
Producer: Egmont Kärnan

"The Lethal Trap" is a 2004 Team Fantomen story, written by Claes Reimerthi, with art by Kari Leppänen.

Plot summary

Dave Palmer, police superintendent in Watertown is fighting organized crime but the criminal gangs are always one step ahead and Palmer suspects a leak inside the police. Mob boss Falcone wants to strike back at the police, by kidnapping Dave Palmer's family, his sister Lily and his niece Diana. At the same time, Kit returns to Watertown, trying to make amends with Diana.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Chief Brannigan
  • Stone
  • Stone's brother (mentioned only)

Real-life characters



  • Watertown Herald



Behind the scenes

  • The song on the jukebox is Elvis Presley's "I Got Stung", released in October 1958.

Related stories

Refers to


This story has been published in the following publications:

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