The Bandar Idol

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The Bandar Idol
Produced for: Fantomen 1/2013
# of pgs: 32
Writer: Tony De Paul
Artist: César Spadari
Original colorist: Reprostugan
Producer: Egmont Kärnan

"The Bandar Idol" is a 2013 Team Fantomen story, written by Tony De Paul, with art by César Spadari.

Plot synopsis

The Phantom receive a magazine from an unknown sender; an old Bandar idol is to go for sale at an auction house in New York. Linked to the idol is the story of a visit of three monks from Southeast Asia to the Deep Woods in the 16th century and the lost continent of Mu.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Boss, gangster
  • Stoogie, thug
  • Jimmy No Neck, thug
  • Shamsher, cab driver
  • Gundeep, cab driver
  • The King of Persia (mentioned)

Real-life characters


  • Africa
  • Lost continent of Mu (mentioned)
  • Atlantis (mentioned)
  • Mucar (mentioned)
  • Babylon (mentioned)
  • USA
    • City of New York
      • Christo's Auction House
      • Central Park
      • West 72nd Street
      • Dakota Hotel
      • Kennedy International Airport
      • Wall Street
        • Artic Oil building



Deities and idols

  • The Bandar Idol


  • According to a sign in the auction house, the story take place in 2012.
  • The gangster's bidding ID is 999, the Phantom's bidding ID is 1536.

Related stories

Refers to

Followed by


This story has been published in the following publications:

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