The 23rd Phantom
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|The 23rd Phantom|
|Active years (Team Fantomen):|
|Active in 2050|
|Active years (Lee Falk):|
|Active years (Moonstone):|
|Active years (Bastei):|
|Active years (Other producers):|
|Phantom 2040: Early 2000's to 2040|
The 23rd Phantom is one of the Phantoms. As the current Phantom generally is considered the 21th, the 23rd Phantom is a futuristic character.
Fictional Character Biography
According to Team Fantomen
According to Phantom 2040
The 23rd Phantom was active in the year 2020. Bangalla, known as ghostwood. The 23rd Phantom disappeared around the year 2024, when his son was two years old, and for years no one knew what had happened to him. Maxwell Madison, Sr. died around the same tim.He lost his wife at a very early stage and then raised his son on his own. He tried to clean up widespread pollution in Metropia (once known as New York City) by using a very special plant, native to
Finally, his son Kit found the 23rd Phantom and discovered that he was still alive after having frozen himself. He was poisoned from the very pollution he'd been trying to cure, however, so he soon fell in a coma before his son found him.
He and Maxwell Madison, Sr. had tried to clean the city together, but they had been betrayed by Madison's wife, Rebecca Madison. She killed her husband and the 23rd Phantom via poisonous gas, though later revived her husband by using his memories. Through the same technology, the 23rd's son managed to transfer his memories to a computer just before he died.
According to Dynamite Entertainment
The 22nd Phantom was not of the Walker line and had been searching for the true heir to the Phantom legacy, but he died during the attempted invasion of Earth by Ming the Merciless. He was succeeded by Lothar who would continue the search for the Phantom heir.
Mandrake the Magician discovered that the the true heir to the Phantom line was Jen Harris, a reporter and friend of Flash Gordon's girlfriend Dale Arden. Under Lothar's guidance she took up the role of The Phantom wearing an alternate version of the Phantom costume complete with hoodie. Jen, Lothar and Guran of the Bandar tribe continued to work together as the 23rd Phantom.
|"The Animal Collector"||DePaul||Olesen, Williams||in the prediction of the future||mentioned only as the future Phantom|
|"Farewell to the Deep Woods"||DePaul||Manley||in the prediction of the future||in flashback only as imagined little baby as the future Phantom|
|"The Phantom vs Singh 2050"||Reimerthi||Lindahl||2050|
|"Generation Unto Generation"||Quinones||Ditko, Reinhold||2040|
|"Fighting Alone"||Quinones||Ditko, Reinhold||2040|
|"Frozen Hatreds"||Quinones||Ditko, Reinhold||2040|
|"Vision Quest"||Quinones||Ditko, Reinhold||2040|
|The 21st and current Phantom|
The Past Phantoms