The White Horseman (story)

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The White Horseman
Produced for: Fantomen 3/1985
# of pgs: 32
Writer: Dai Darell
Artist: Hans Lindahl
Original colorist: N/A
Producer: Semic Press

"The White Horseman" is a 1985 Team Fantomen story, written by Dai Darell, with art by Hans Lindahl.

Plot synopsis

The 7th Phantom has a recurring dream where a childhood friend, prince Vemour asks for his help. When The Phantom arrive to Timaan, the capital has been overtaken by pirates and the prince with a few loyal man are too few to put up much of a resistance.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • The Teacher
  • Nahaarak of Timaan, regent of Timaan
  • Arami of Timaan, crown prince
  • Vemour of Timaan, prince
  • A'Kra, magician
  • Boatsman
  • Khomar




Behind the scenes

Devil: "Yawn" What a boring story!" In the Swedish version Devil's thought was: "Yawn! What a boring evening!"
  • The original Swedish title is "Den vita ryttaren" which means "The White Rider". Although it is clearly shown in the images that the Rider is sitting on an elephant, Frew chose the incorrect English translation "The White Horseman" when the story was published in Australia.
  • The character Seymour Barr is named after Phantom artist Seymour "Sy" Barry.
  • For the first time since the 1974 story "The Parasite", Devil's thoughts are shown in a thought bubble.
  • Prince Vemour is seen leaving the landlocked Kingdom of Navarre by ship.

Related stories



This story has been published in the following publications:

Mini australia.gif Australia

Mini denmark.gif Denmark

Mini finland.gif Finland

Mini norway.gif Norway

Mini sweden.gif Sweden