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The Harbour Rats

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The Harbour Rats
Produced for: Fantomen 7/1988
# of pgs: 30
Writer: Michael Tierres
Artist: Bertil Wilhelmsson &
Özcan Eralp
Original colorist: N/A
Producer: Semic Press

"The Harbour Rats" is a 1988 Team Fantomen story, written by Michael Tierres, with art by Bertil Wilhelmsson and Özcan Eralp.

Plot synopsis

In Morristown harbour, all work is controlled by the gangster Shark who is both chairman of the dockworker's union as well as owner of the largest stevedoring company. The Phantom gets involved when the dockworker Rufus tries to organize a protest and is beaten up by Shark's men.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Rufus
  • Annie, Rufus' wife
  • Shark
  • Isaac
  • Sykes
  • Jeffrey
  • Fred
  • Mike
  • Roscoe
  • Doug
  • Lieutenant Roba


  • Bengali
    • Morristown
      • Morristown harbour
        • "Fool's Paradise", bar
        • Henderson's Cold Storage


  • Morristown Police Department


  • Panama Sun
  • Tropic Night

Old jungle sayings

  • There are nights when the Phantom leaves the jungle and walks the streets as an ordinary man.

Behind the Scenes

  • In Brazilian issue Özcan Eralp was credited as Oscar Eralp.


This story has been published in the following publications:

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