The Man Who Could Not Die

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The Man Who Could Not Die
Produced for: Fantomen 21/1984
# of pgs: 32 or 34
Writer: Idi Kharelli
Artist: Georges Bess
Original colorist: N/A
Producer: Semic Press

"The Man Who Could Not Die" is a 1984 Team Fantomen story, written by Idi Kharelli, with art by Georges Bess.

Plot summary

In 1617 a Danish-Norwegian expedition led by the arrogant nobleman Sven Wildenvery manages to take control of the Tez people, assisted by their scorned witch doctor M'Wanu.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Svend Wildenvey, captain
  • Jens, first mate
  • Professor Montanus
  • Chief Llononga of Llongo



Behind the Scenes

  • The Norwegian version of this story is two pages longer and includes a reference to the Norwegian Fantomet magazine which celebrated its 20th anniversary when this story was published.
  • According to Fantomen Krönika 3/1994 the story takes place in 1617.
  • When this story was published in Fantomen Krönika 3/1994 the drawings of the blonde and slim Rosamunda was replaced with the darkhaired and buxom Pura. Due to a editorial mistake the name Rosamunda did not change though.[1]


This story has been published in the following publications:

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