The Ghost of Thanatos

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The Ghost of Thanatos
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Produced for: Fantomen 9/2017
# of pgs: 23
Writer: Claes Reimerthi
Artist: Heiner Bade
Original colorist: Reprostugan
Producer: Egmont Publishing AB

"The Ghost of Thanatos" is a 2017 Team Fantomen story, written by Claes Reimerthi, with art by Heiner Bade.

Plot summary

After leaving Stockholm in 1751, the 10th Phantom travels to Bristol and boards a ship to go home. After several days at sea on Seraph an abandoned ship is discovered, carrying a load of Egyptian antiquities and a mummy. In the following days several people on Seraph are found murdered.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Captain Hawkey
  • Sir Gerald Spencer, First Duke of Hanborough
  • Clara Spencer, sir Gerald's wife
  • George Spencer, sir Gerald's brother
  • Bourke Donner, doctor
  • Lodewijk van Wettering, Dutch lawyer
  • Boylin, crew member
  • Tom Hart, crew member

Real-life characters


  • Sweden (mentioned)
    • Stockholm (mentioned)
  • England
    • Bristol
  • Gibraltar (mentioned)


  • The regiment


  • Seraph, ship
  • Thanatos, ship


  • A demon statue
  • A mummy

Behind the scenes

Thanatos is the personification of Death in Greek mythology.

Related stories

Refers to


This story has been published in the following publications:

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