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The Shipwreckers

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The Shipwreckers
Start date: January 2, 2000
End date: July 30, 2000
# of strips: 31
Writer: Donne Avenell &
Claes Reimerthi
Artist: George Olesen &
Fred Fredericks
Original colorist: KFS staff
Preceded by: "The Wharf Rats"
Followed by: "Woduro's Secret"

"The Shipwreckers" is the 152nd Phantom Sunday story. The story was written by Donne Avenell and drawn by George Olesen and Fred Fredericks.

The script was originally written for Team Fantomen, but due to Lee Falk's death it was also used for the newspaper strip after being adapted to the Sunday format by Claes Reimerthi.

Plot Summary

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Recurring characters

One-time characters






Old jungle sayings

Behind the scenes

  • Unlike the other Team Fantomen remakes that were produced for the newspaper around the same time (the daily stories "The Ghost Wall" and "The Halloween Kidnappers"), the original version of this story was produced many years earlier. For this reason the artwork of the Sunday version could be inspired by the comic book version and they are similar in many ways.
  • At his official website, Leppänen denounces the artwork as plagiarism. [1] [2]

Related stories

Remake of


This story has been published in the following publications:

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