The Message

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The Message
Produced for: Fantomen 4/1984
# of pgs: 36
Writer: Norman Worker
Artist: Kari Leppänen
Original colorist: N/A
Producer: Semic Press

"The Message" is a 1984 Team Fantomen story, written by Norman Worker, with art by Kari Leppänen.

Plot summary

The current Phantom tells Rex and Tom-Tom how The Phantom's Good Mark came to be. In 1665 Redbeard and the other officers of The Jungle Patrol were invited to the royal court at Mozambar, a European-style court ruled by a European prince. The prince is mostly interested in butterlifes and has left the daily operations to the influential cardinal Marcarius. The 6th Phantom suspects that the cardinal is a member of the Singh brotherhood and decides to make a visit.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Prince Ludvig of Mozambar
  • Princess Sophia
  • Cardinal Macarius
  • Emile
  • Quelp
  • Nizam
  • Abu Singh
  • Gripper
  • Lee Chung, presumably a pirate captain
  • Morris, privateer



Behind the scenes

Related stories

Refers to


This story has been published in the following publications:

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