X-Band: The Phantom Podcast

X-Band: The Phantom Podcast

www.chroniclechamber.com
Presenting the world’s ONLY podcast dedicated to the classic adventuring comics hero THE PHANTOM! Hosts Joe and Jermayn discusses everything from the comics and strips to the movies, tv shows, creators and much more! If you’re passionate about the Gho


#126: Interview with Alex Saviuk
Aug 16 • 225 min
Alex Saviuk is an accomplished and experienced Phantom artist, and in fact boasts the extraordinary achievement of having worked for the greatest variety of The Phantom publishers of any artist in history!
#125 - Interview with Sal Velluto
Aug 4 • 186 min
Chronicle Chamber interviews Sal Velluto an American Italian Phantom artist who is a giant in the Phantom world and a top bloke as well. Well worth the mammoth listen to this interview
#124 - July 2019 Comics & News
Jul 22 • 157 min
Chronicle Chamber reviews all the comics from July 2019 around the world and looks at the news including Billy Zane coming to Australia and new Phantom Products to buy.
#123: Sounds of Supanova Sydney & LFMBEC 2019
Jul 7 • 107 min
In the second of our two-part summary of the 2019 Sydney Supanova/LFMBEC adventure, this podcast features a number of short recordings from the weekend
#122: Speeches of Supanova Sydney & LFMBEC 2019
Jul 2 • 177 min
The ChronicleChamber team brings panels and speeches from Sydney Supanova and the LFMBEC Dinner 2019
#121 - A Pre Supanova Special (Chats with Glenn Ford, Jeff Weigel, Shane Foley, Paul Mason, Jamie Johnson & Grange Wallis)
Jun 16 • 230 min
The ChronicleChamber team is excited about the Sydney Supanova & the LFMBEC dinner but we are not the only ones as we chatted with six creators who are attending. Glenn Ford, Jeff Weigel, Shane Foley, Paul Mason, Jaime Johnson & Grange Wallis
#120 - June 2019 Comics & News (Plus Bonus Chat with Shane Foley on Scorpius)
Jun 10 • 92 min
The ChronicleChamber team talks about new comics from Australia & Sweden plus all the news from around the world including a chat with Shane Foley on his Scorpius Recreation
#119 - Interview with Magnus Knuttsson
May 30 • 66 min
Chronicle Chamber goes back to the 1960’s and 1970’s with an interesting discussion with Team Fantomen writer Magnus Knuttsson
#118: May 2019 Comics & News
May 7 • 110 min
The ChronicleChamber team talks about new comics from Australia & Sweden plus all the news from around the world including a wrapup of the successful Treasures of Drakon Kickstarter campaign
#117: Interview with Kiwi Born Team Fantomen Writer David Bishop
Apr 30 • 111 min
Chronicle Chamber interviews kiwi born David Bishop who has written almost 50 stories for Team Fantomen including the brilliant Kate Sommerset series
#116: Meet Mikael Sol (Swedish Fantomen Magazine Editor)
Apr 14 • 167 min
In the latest X Band podcast Jermayn & Dan have the privilege to chat with Swedish Fantomen editor Mikael Sol.It is a great conversation as we learn about Mikael the person and Mikael the person behind the Phantom / Fantomen in Sweden.&n…
#115: Update on “The Phantom: Treasures of Drakon” Kickstarter Campaign
Apr 7 • 62 min
Alex and Dale join Dan who flying solo to give us an in depth look at the current kickstarter campaign.
#114: March 2019 Comics and News
Apr 2 • 106 min
We discuss all the news and comics for the past month or so in the Phantoms universe.
#113A: Kickstarting The Phantom: Treasures of Drakon
Mar 28 • 23 min
The ChronicleChamber team is excited about the launch of the Kickstarter campaign for “The Phantom: Treasures of Drakon” board game!
#113: Interview with Sy Barry
Mar 11 • 140 min
Team CC chat with Sy Barry, the international phan phavourite Phantom artist again.
#112: An Interview with Douglas Klauba
Feb 24 • 110 min
Team CC chat with international Moonstone & Phantom cover artist Douglas Klauba
#111 - February 2019 Comics and News
Feb 12 • 137 min
Review of the latest from Frew (Dec 2018-Jan 2019) and the first three issues of Fantomen for 2019 with some news thrown in for good measure.
#110: Top 20 Phantom Influencers
Feb 1 • 97 min
Who have been the most influential people in the history of The Phantom?
#109- Best of 2018
Jan 17 • 100 min
The Best of 2018 episode for all things Phantom.
#108: An Interview with Ohm Roy
Jan 10 • 56 min
Team CC member Dan Fraser chats with international fan Ohm Roy
#107: The Phantom at Brisbane Supanova
Dec 30, 2018 • 60 min
Brisbane Supanova Panel Discussion if the Phantom is still relevant today? Featuring Jamie Johnson, Dan Fraser & others
#106 - December 2018 Comics and News
Dec 20, 2018 • 125 min
Steve, Jermayn and Dan share the latest Phantom news and review the latest comics.
#105: Interview with Past Phantom Daily Artist Keith Williams
Dec 11, 2018 • 127 min
Team CC talk with Past Daily Phantom Artist Keith Williams
#104: Review of the TPB and Princess Sin Prequels with Dale Maccanti
Nov 29, 2018 • 128 min
An wonderful insight into how Dale Maccanti writes his stories, along with reviews and news on The Phantom board game.
#103: A Reckoning with Tony DePaul & Mike Manley
Nov 10, 2018 • 147 min
Team CC talk with Mike Manley & Tony DePaul about the latest Daily story
#102 - November 2018 Comics and News
Nov 1, 2018 • 149 min
Steve, Jermayn and Dan tell us the latest in news and review 11 comics!
#101: Politics and The Phantom
Oct 10, 2018 • 107 min
There are times, it is said, when The Phantom should stay out of politics. Our guest in Episode 101 would vehemently disagree!
#100: A Celebration
Sep 29, 2018 • 130 min
Dan, Jermayn and Steve celebrate the 100th episode of X-Band by looking back at milestone issues throughout the years. They also have a special treat for all their phans at the beginning of the episode!
#74: Hero Complex - Revisited
Sep 11, 2018 • 87 min
The missing episode has been found! Team CC talks with Sammy J & his High School Gardineer
#99: Hermes Press
Aug 23, 2018 • 163 min
In a wide-ranging and thought-provoking interview, the ChronicleChamber team picks the brains of the American publishers of The Phantom, Dan Herman and Sabrina Herman of Hermes Press.
#98 - July 2018 Comics and News
Jul 30, 2018 • 135 min
Latest news, merch and Frew issues are reviewed
#97B - Ulf Granberg Interview pt2
Jul 22, 2018 • 109 min
The conclusion of ChronicleChamber’s interviews with Ulf Granberg
#96B- Supanova Sydney 2018- The Phantom Weekend
Jun 26, 2018 • 105 min
Steve, Dan and Jermayn take the listener along to Sydney Supanova and the LFMBEC Dinner. A weekend not to be missed.
#97 - Interview with Ulf Granberg pt 1
Jun 13, 2018 • 98 min
Part 1 of ChronicleChamber’s interview with Ulf Granberg
#96A- Preparing for Supanova Sydney 2018
Jun 6, 2018 • 67 min
The annual X-Band: The Phantom Podcast Supanova Sydney preview.
#96 - May 2018 Comics and News
May 24, 2018 • 139 min
The phellas review the latest comics and discuss the news.
#95- Tony DePaul Interview
May 9, 2018 • 152 min
Interview with Newspaper script writer, Tony DePaul
#94- Cholomon Oshoriri
Apr 12, 2018 • 117 min
The phellas create a running commentary on the Cholomon Oshoriri movie and interview two of it’s creators.
#93 - March 2018 Comics and News
Mar 22, 2018 • 122 min
The Phellas review the latest Frew comics and discuss the latest news in the world of the Phantom.
#92- An Interview with Shane Foley
Mar 9, 2018 • 95 min
Jermayn and Dan interview new Frew Phantom artist, Shane Foley.
#91- An Interview with Mike Manley
Feb 24, 2018 • 147 min
An interview with current daily The Phantom comic strip artist, Mike Manley.
#90- Lightning Strike Interview
Feb 12, 2018 • 120 min
Dan and Jermayn speak with Eoin of Lightning Strike comics about their plans for The Phantom.
#89 - February 2018 Comics and News
Feb 6, 2018 • 106 min
The Phellas review the latest Frew comics and interview Dale Maccanti about the upcoming Phantom game.
#88- Interview with Pete Klaus
Jan 19, 2018 • 118 min
Dan and Jermayn speak with one of the foremost authorities on all things Phantom, the co-founder of the Friends of the Phantom, Pete Klaus.
#87- The Best of 2017
Jan 7, 2018 • 123 min
Best of 2017 episode.
#86- December 2017 Comics and VERY BIG News
Dec 23, 2017 • 167 min
It’s a bumper Xmas special from the ChronicleChamber team as we review the latest Frew comics and discuss some of the news to come out of our interview with Glenn Ford.
#85- Into the Frewniverse
Dec 9, 2017 • 156 min
Phantom artist and publisher Glenn Ford chats with Dan and Jermayn.
#84 - December 2017 Comics and News
Dec 5, 2017 • 132 min
Steve, Dan and Jermayn review the latest comics from Frew, including the 40th Anniversary Wedding Special
#83- The Phantom Unmasked
Nov 17, 2017 • 118 min
Dan and Jermayn speak with Kevin Patrick, author of The Phantom Unmasked: America’s First Superhero.
#82 - Phantom in Film - Review & Preview
Nov 11, 2017 • 42 min
Dan and Jermayn share their thoughts on two new Phantom films.
#81- The Phantom Club
Oct 31, 2017 • 114 min
The phellas go through the history of The Phantom Club.
#80 - The King and The Geek
Oct 24, 2017 • 89 min
Dan and Steve speak with Rugby League Immortal, Wally Lewis, and his son, Brisbane Radio Personality, Mitch Lewis.
#79- The Empty Throne?
Oct 17, 2017 • 109 min
The Phellas review The 22nd Phantom- Empty Throne Saga
#78- Jiving with Jamie
Oct 6, 2017 • 104 min
ChronicleChamber’s interview with Frew cover artist Jamie Johnson
#77 - October 2017 Comics and News (Old Man Mozz Curse)
Oct 3, 2017 • 81 min
Steve and Dan discuss the latest news and the daily story “The Curse of Old Man Mozz”
#76- Kid Phantom at Brisbane Oz ComicCon
Sep 26, 2017 • 54 min
Kid Phantom Panel Discussion from Brisbane Oz ComicCon featuring Dr Paul Mason, Andrew Constant and Glenn Ford
#75- The Collection That Does Not Die
Sep 23, 2017 • 149 min
Podcast about collecting and what will happen to our collection when we die.
#73A - September 2017 Comics and News pt2
Sep 9, 2017 • 76 min
In the tradition of FREW here is X-Band: The Phantom Podcast’s first “A” episode! In the second half of Episode 73, Steve, Jerm and Dan continue talking about the latest Comics and News … and in this case it’s all about Frew! Get yourself ready fo…
#73 - September 2017 Comics and News pt1
Aug 31, 2017 • 59 min
Comics and News, News and Comics! Steve, Jermayn and Dan look back at a quieter month of Phantom news, yet still manage to talk for an hour and not get finished! We review the Ikon Collectables competition, look at the recently released products tha…
#72- Interview with Henrik Sahlström
Aug 25, 2017 • 106 min
It feels like an eternity since we’ve had a podcast but we are back with a bang interviewing one of the hottest, newest Egmont Phantom cover artists of our time - Henrik Sahlström from Sweden. Unfortunately Stephen and Dan were unable to join us but…
#71- August 2017 News and Comic Reviews
Jul 31, 2017 • 148 min
Dan, Jermayn and Steve are back with an episode jam packed with all the Phantom news and comic reviews that you need to listen too. The phellas are still on high after Supernova and are incredibly excited about all the latest innovations put f…
#70- Sunday Artist Jeff Weigel
Jul 10, 2017 • 82 min
In a very special X-Band, the phellas are lucky enough to talk to new Sunday artist, Jeff Weigel. Jeff takes the opportunity to introduce himself to phans, filling us in on his history and background as an artist, as well as his history with the Gho…
#69 - A Date with The Demon - Matt Kyme
Jun 30, 2017 • 74 min
Over the last 9 months or so, phans at Comic Conventions or on Facebook might be excused for doing a double-take as they see a new but very familiar looking comic book, The Demon.Artist and author Matt Kyme makes no…
#68- The Sydney Experience 2017
Jun 23, 2017 • 71 min
For the first time ever, the X-Band Podcast team (well, 2/3 of us anyway) are in the same room together and recording a conversation they have in person! Jermayn and Dan share their Sydney Experience with you, touching on everything from finding eac…
67- Planning for Supanova Sydney and the LFMBEC Dinner 2017
Jun 14, 2017 • 99 min
In the second X-Band Podcast this week (!), Jermayn and Dan are joined by Jon Cookson to discuss their plans for the biggest day on an Australian phans calendar: Saturday at Sydney Supanova and the Lee Falk Memorial Bengalla Explorers Club (LFMBEC) Din…
#66 - June 2017 News and Comics
Jun 11, 2017 • 136 min
In a podcast of epic proportions, Jermayn, Dan and Steve discuss the recent news in the Phantom universe, and boy is there a lot to talk about! Of course, the resignations of Tony DePaul (author) and Terry Beatty (artist) from the newspaper strips l…
#65- The Phantom by Gaslight
Jun 1, 2017 • 85 min
Introducing the creative team behind Frew’s newest creation - Phantom by Gaslight !! On the X-Band this week, Jermayn and Dan welcome author Christopher Sequeira and artist Jason Paulos into the wonderful world of Phantom phandom. The boys quiz t…
#64- Interview with Gary Horne: The Ring Man
May 19, 2017 • 80 min
In this episode Steve, Dan and Jermayn interview one of the world’s foremost authorities on Phantom rings, in fact his written the book about them, Gary Horne. Gary recalls some background stories regarding the rings and proceeds to make the phellas …
#63- Kid Phantom Reactions
May 12, 2017 • 77 min
Frew’s latest innovation, The Kid Phantom, has been out in stores for about a fortnight now. For those who may not know about it the series follows the adventures of our hero as a boy as he journeys to America for his education. The team at Chronicl…
#62- A Chat with the Kid Phantom Creators
Apr 13, 2017 • 78 min
The ChronicleChamber team are joined by Dr Paul Mason (artist) and Andrew Constant (writer), the creative team behind Frew’s upcoming new series Kid Phantom! In this wide-ranging conversation, Paul and Andrew talk a little about their own professional …
#61 - August 2017 Comics and News
Apr 1, 2017 • 100 min
In this Episode Steve, Dan and Jermayn review the latest comics from Frew (#1775 to #1778)
#60- The Death of the 21st Phantom?
Mar 23, 2017 • 67 min
In this episode Jermayn, Dan and Steve are joined by phan and renown Falkist Jon as they discuss a trend that seems to be occurring in both the Dailies and the Scandinavian comics… are we seeing the lead up for the death of the 21st Phantom? This ep…
#59- The Phantom Art Show, Coffs Harbour
Mar 18, 2017 • 93 min
No doubt you’ve already read our written review of the Opening, but in Episode 59 of X Band: The Phantom Podcast you will hear all the speeches from the Opening night, including the announcement of the winners of the saso.creative Phantom Downunder Art…
#58- Frew Renaissance Year One Review
Mar 12, 2017 • 146 min
It has been 12 months since Glenn Ford and Rene White took over ownership of Frew Publications and, along with publisher Dudley Hogarth, formed the Frew Crew. For this episode Dan, Jermayn and Steve look back at Frew Crew: Year One going through sta…
#57- Goran Semb Interview
Feb 22, 2017 • 78 min
Jermayn, Dan and Steve (who unfortunately had to leave due to unforeseen circumstances) conduct an insighting, interesting, and entertaining interview with Egmont author Goran Semb. Goran will be familiar to Australian Phantom readers with three of hi…
#56 - February 2017 Comics and News
Feb 11, 2017 • 115 min
In Episode 56 Jermayn, Dan and Steve review Frew Issues 1772-1774 which include the All American, All Colour Christmas special, as well as the 2017 Annual entitled The Girl Phantom. The Phellas also report on all of the news that has been coming out…
#55- Phantom Art Show Opening at The Tweed Regional Gallery
Jan 15, 2017 • 75 min
Recorded on the weekend of 10-11 December 2016, this podcast features audio from the opening of The Phantom Art Show at the Tweed Regional Gallery in Murwillumbah, NSW. ChronicleChamber was lucky enough to attend the official opening on Saturday even…
#54- The Best of 2016
Jan 4, 2017 • 98 min
For the first Podcast of 2017, Steve, Dan and Jermayn take a look back at the year that was 2016. They share their thoughts on the best writers, best artists, best stories, best issues, best covers, best merch, best addition to our own Skull Caves, be…
#53- Our interview with Sy Barry
Dec 21, 2016 • 103 min
4 Different Time Zones 3 Awestruck Phans 2 Continents and Hemispheres Ladies and Gentleman… The one, Sy Barry
#52- Comics and News December 2016
Dec 18, 2016 • 96 min
In this episode Jermayn takes the reigns as he, Dan and Steve discuss the latest issues from Frew (#1767 to #1771) as well as Flash Gordon- Kings Cross #1. The phellas preview Frew’s upcoming releases, namely the 2016 Christmas special and the 2017 An…
#51- Interview with Michael Rowan and Collector’s Corner with Chase & Greg Brandon
Dec 8, 2016 • 59 min
Episode 51 is a podcast of 2 parts. Part 1 is Steve’s interview with musician and Phantom Phan Michael Rowan regarding his song “For Those Who Came In Late” that he recorded back in the day with his band ‘Infernal Racket’. This leads to the beginning…
#50 - A Celebration
Nov 26, 2016 • 114 min
Yes, it’s here X-Band: The Phantom Podcast’s 50th episode! There’s no congratulating quite like self congratulating and the team are doing plenty of that as they reminisce about their favourite episodes and guests. The boys are joined by an extra sp…
#49- October 2016 Comics and News
Oct 29, 2016 • 108 min
In this episode Jermayn takes the reigns as the boys discuss all the new merchandise that is coming out… just in time for Christmas! We have a new range of puzzles, rings, cards, clothes, diaries, journals, novels and posters to ask Santa for this…
#48- Frew’s 80th Anniversary Special
Sep 22, 2016 • 129 min
In this Episode Dan, Jermayn and Steve review the hotly anticipated 80th Anniversary Special published by Frew. The episode opens with the boys recording their first impressions of the issue as soon as they open it. They then drag a fine tooth comb t…
#47- Interviews with the Phantom Art Show Curators
Sep 17, 2016 • 91 min
In the lead up to 30th of September and the opening of The Phantom Art Show in Broken Hill, NSW, Dan chats with co-curators Peter Kingston and Dietmar Lederwasch. Recorded in the period between the Toowoomba and Broken Hill exhibitions, this conversati…
#46 - September 2016 Comics and News
Aug 31, 2016 • 121 min
In this episode the boys discuss the fallout from the biggest Phantom Nerd of the 90s battle. They also sink their teeth into Frew issues 1758, 1759 and 1760 and the phellas sure have a bit to say about the direction Reimerthi is going with his curr…
#45- Sammy J & Duncan
Aug 20, 2016 • 95 min
In this episode Jermayn, Steve and Dan interview Phamous Phan, Sammy J, which was made possible by their mutual mate, Duncan. Sammy embraces his inner Phantom nerd and tells many a story about his life with the Phantom, one in particular is quite movi…
#44- July 2016 News and Comics
Aug 1, 2016 • 101 min
In this episode Jermayn leads Dan and Steve as they discuss the latest Phantom news, including: Egmont’s “Empty Throne” story, the passing of Frew artist Peter Chapman, Sal Velutto’s fundraiser, The Frew-Phan Fare-Phantom’s Vault connection, Frew co…
#43- New Frews and Kings Quest
Jul 14, 2016 • 82 min
In this episode Steve, Jermayn and Dan review the latest comics from Frew, including the conclusion to the 6 part “Nat Turner’s Spirit” and the latest installments of “Heart of Darkness”. Also, the phellas sink their teeth into the latest offerings fr…
#42- Art Gallery and Supernova
Jul 2, 2016 • 55 min
In this episode Dan takes us on a tour of the Phantom Art Exhibition that was held at the Toowomba Art Gallery. Dan’s special guests include Chris, Gary and Angus who all share their views on the Exhibition. In the second half, Jermayn travels to Syd…
#41 The Great Debate: Lee Falk’s Phantom is the One True Phantom
Jun 18, 2016 • 52 min
Falkists vs Modernists. In this episode Steve moderates The Great Debate between Falkists and Modernists- That Lee Falk’s Phantom is the One True Phantom. Jermayn takes the modernist’s perspective and the boys are joined by Dan Fraser for the Falkist…
#40 - June 2016 Comics & News
Jun 2, 2016 • 67 min
In this episode Jermayn takes the reins as he and Steve report on all of the latest news in the world of the Phantom. Included are the new offerings from Hermes and Dynamite as well as Free Comic Book Day. They discuss the new price guide and Wilson…
#39 - May 2016 Comics and News
May 15, 2016 • 79 min
In this episode Steve and Jermayn discus the latest issues from Frew (1746-1752), as well as the new signature series and Kiwi covers that the Frew Crew have released.
#38 - Phantoms 80th & April 2016 Comics & News pt2
Apr 26, 2016 • 57 min
In this episode Joe and Jermayn catch up news surrounding the Phantom’s 80th anniversary and a whole slew of merch that is being released!
#37 - Phantoms 80th & April 2016 Comics & News pt1
Mar 28, 2016 • 63 min
Recorded just before Joe left Australia, he and Jermayn discuss all the news that came out during that time, including the sad passing of artist Paul Ryan
#36 - Reaction to Frew’s Announcement
Feb 15, 2016 • 56 min
It’s the Phantom’s 80th birthday and finally Frew have made an announcement on the future of the company. The boys sit down to discuss what we can hope for in the future of Australia’s Phantom publisher.
#35 - Best of 2015
Feb 4, 2016 • 54 min
In this episode the guys look back at the year that was and discuss their favorite Phantom moments from 2015. Will they match up with you felt made 2015 great? Have a listen and find out!
#34 - News & What’s Going On With Frew
Jan 20, 2016 • 83 min
Sit down, relax and enjoy the first episode of X-Band for 2016! This episode the guys discuss all the news that’s come out over the holiday period, discuss some of the goodies arriving for the Phantom’s 80th anniversary and explain just what is goin…
#33 - An Interview With Glenn Ford
Dec 19, 2015 • 95 min
In this exclusive interview Australian Phantom artist Glenn takes up through his journey of working on The Phantom, all his various Phantom projects and even gives us some tantalizing hints as to what we can expect to see from both him and the Ghost Wh…
#32 - December 2015 News, Comics & The Divisiveness of Art (Another Soapbox)
Dec 14, 2015 • 102 min
Episode #32 (yes, 32, not 31) has landed and it’s a cracker! There is some big news to discuss such as Judith Shepherd stepping down from Frew Publications and an absolute Treasure Room full of new merch. And, of course, all the latest comics featur…
#31 - Bendigo Comic Fair
Nov 30, 2015 • 34 min
In this special episode of X-Band: The Phantom Podcast Stephen talks to fellow phans Michael Rowe, Jimmy James and Nick Gordon at the Bendigo Comic Fair about their love for the character and the awesome collections they have amassed!
#30 - November 2015 News & Comics
Oct 31, 2015 • 103 min
Joe, Jermayn and Stephen discuss all the latest Phantom news and comic releases in this slightly longer than usual episode.
#29 - The Top Three
Sep 23, 2015 • 93 min
Collectively, Joe, Jermayn and Steven have 65 years of Phantom phandom between them. For this episode of X-Band: The Phantom Podcast the boys discuss their top three favorites of everything from comics to collectibles that they’ve experienced in that 6…
#28 - August 2015 News and Comics
Aug 28, 2015 • 85 min
For the 28th episode of X-Band: The Phantom Podcast, Joe, Jermayn and Stephen have a heap of stuff to cover! From all the latest news to what’s been appearing in Frew and their thoughts on the final issues of Dynamite Entertainment’s King: The Phant…
#27 - An Interview With Jeremy Macpherson, Frew Cover Artist
Aug 17, 2015 • 47 min
A lot has been said recently about the improvements Frew have made to the production quality of their comics. One area in particular has been greatly celebrated for its higher quality and this is the covers. Joe, Jermayn and Steven sit down and talk wi…
#26 - A Mini Frew Special
Jul 13, 2015 • 94 min
Yep, it’s a brand new episode of X-Band: The Phantom Podcast in which we cover all of the latest Phantom news and, as the title of the episode suggests, talk a lot about Frew Publication!
#25 - Supanova, LFMBEC Dinner & Comic Con Wrap Up
Jun 28, 2015 • 85 min
The last few weeks have seen a slew of gatherings events in which Phantom phans took park. Supanova Sydney, the Lee Falk Memorial Bengalla Explorer’s Club and Comic Con Melbourn were all attended by our intrepid reporters Jermayn Parker and Stephen and…
#24 - Moonstone Special, Pt. 2
Jun 3, 2015 • 71 min
In the second part at our look at the history of Moonstone Books Jermayn and Joe discuss the remaining of Moonstone’s graphic novels, their various spin-off and mini series and just what the legacy of this publisher is.
#23 - Moonstone Special, Pt. 1
May 24, 2015 • 93 min
For eight years American publisher Moonstone Books produced arguable the best Phantom stories to come out of the US. In this two parter Joe and Jermayn discuss all of Moonstone’s releases from graphic novels to mini series and of course the on-goings. …
#22 - Philip Madden Interview
Apr 29, 2015 • 75 min
In this special episode Joe, Jermayn and Stephen have the honour of talking to Philip Madden, writer of several popular Phantom stories from Egmont.
#21 - April 2015 News & Comics
Apr 16, 2015 • 111 min
It’s been a while since we’ve done a news and comics wrap up episode of X-Band: The Phantom Podcast so we have a whole slew of stuff to talk about this episode. From the Pop Vinyl figure to the first batch of King issues, it’s all here!
#20 - Collectibles Special
Mar 17, 2015 • 99 min
After almost 80 years of publication to say there are a lot of Phantom collectibles out there is something of an understatement. Thus, in the 20th episode of X-Band: The Phantom Podcast Joe and Jermayn are joined by collector extraordinaire Jon Cookson…
#19 - February 2015 News, Comics & a Soapbox!
Jan 31, 2015 • 81 min
In this latest episode of X-Band: The Phantom Podcast, Joe ad Jermayn discuss all the latest in Phantom news, collectibles and comics as well as introduce a new segment to the show titled The Soapbox. Yes, you should be scared!
#18 - December 2014 News & Comics Discussion
Dec 21, 2014 • 93 min
In this latest episode of X-Band: The Phantom Podcast, Joe, Jermayn and Stephen discuss the latest Phantom news and Frew comics during which the age-old topic of Frew covers once again rears it’s head.
#17 - Legenderry
Nov 23, 2014 • 39 min
With Dynamite’s steampunk adventure wrapped up Joe and Jermany, this time joined by fellow fan Stephen East, discuss the series. Concentrating on the Phantom’s issues but also covering the series as a whole, the trio talk about what they liked, what th…
#16 - What’s Going On With Hermes?
Nov 2, 2014 • 45 min
For Phans living in Australia looking forward to Hermes Press’ new PHANTOM series, it’s been something of a turbulent time. Joe and Jermayn sit down to talk about just what is going on with this highly anticipated book.
#15 - September 2014 Phantom News & Comics Discussion
Sep 27, 2014 • 84 min
Joe and Jermayn are back with another episode of the world’s only Phantom podcast, X-Band. In Epsisode #15 the guys discuss, review and wax lyrical about all the latest Phantom news and Frew issues that have come about since the last episode.
#14 - The Phantom in Sweden
Aug 15, 2014 • 103 min
In the fourteenth episode of X-Band: The Phantom Podcast, Joe and Jermayn talk to Andreas Erickson, a long time Phantom phan from Sweden. Discussion ranges from the origins of Team Fantomen to what will readers can look forward to in future issues and …
#13 - July 2014 Comics & News Discussion
Jul 6, 2014 • 82 min
In this episode Joe and Jermayn discuss all the latest Phantom news and comics, including the first installment of Frew’s new Replica Series
#12 - 2014 CC Gathering & LFMBEC Dinner Wrap Up
Jun 25, 2014 • 65 min
Finally recovered from the awesomeness that was the ChronicleChamber Gathering, Supanova and the Lee Falk Memorial Bengalla Explorers’ Club dinner, Joe and Jermayn reminisce about the fun that was had discussing the items they bought, the people the…
#11 - Kings Watch Issues #3-5 Review
Jun 11, 2014 • 59 min
A little overdue, but finally Joe and Jermayn sit down to discuss their thoughts on the final three issues of Dynamite Entertainment’s King Watch. The boys give their thoughts and opinions on the story as a whole as well as the huge twists, turns and r…
#10 - May 2014 News, Comics & A Competition
May 3, 2014 • 71 min
In this episode Jermayn rejoins Joe as the two discuss all the latest Phantom news and comic issues as well as announce the very first X-Band competition!
#9: Spotlight on Phantom 2040
Apr 20, 2014 • 40 min
In this episode Joe goes solo and discusses one of his very favourite things - Phantom 2040, from the animated to the video game and other interesting titbits.
#8 - 2014 Annual Review
Mar 21, 2014 • 81 min
In this episode Joe and Jermayn give their final thoughts on Frew’s 2014 Annual as well as catching up on all the latest Phantom news and what issues they’ve been reading.
X-Band Special 2: Collector & Creator Interviews
Feb 26, 2014 • 33 min
While at the “Enter the Phantom” exhibition, Jermayn was able to talk to various Phantom collectors, creators and other prominent folks in the Australian Phantom community who attended the show.
X-Band Special 1: Enter the Phantom Wrap Up
Feb 18, 2014 • 21 min
The Enter the Phantom exhibition has come and gone and there are many stories to tell from it. To fill us in on all those stories is Jermany Parker, my co-host on X-Band: The Phantom Podcast. Beginning with this, the first X-Band special, Jermayn will …
#7: A Conversation with Bradley Peach
Jan 14, 2014 • 54 min
Joe and Jermayn sit down with Phantom phan Bradley Peach to discuss the forthcoming exhibition of his Phantom collection in Aulbry, NSW. It’s a great discussion with much joviality. Be sure to say right to the end as well for something a little extra.
#6: Dec 2013 Comics & News
Dec 22, 2013 • 78 min
In this episode the boys discuss all the news that has come out since episode five as well as what they thought of the most recent Frew issues (and Joe actually read one this time,). Jermayn also gives us a brief peak at Kings Watch #3 before our fu…
5: Kings Watch 1 & 2 Discussion
Nov 13, 2013 • 98 min
Since the final issue of The Last Phantom was released at the end of 2010 phans have been wondering what Dynamite’s follow up would be. It may have taken three years, but that follow up finally arrived in the form of Kings Watch. However, this series i…
4: Spotlight on Frew Publications, Part 2
Sep 10, 2013 • 48 min
In this episode Joe and Jermayn continue their look at the longest running Phantom publisher and discuss the future of the company, as well as what kind of Phantom publishing company they would run if they had unlimited money.
#3: Spotlight on Frew Publications, Part 1
Aug 28, 2013 • 59 min
In this episode Joe is again joined by Jermayn Parker as they discuss the history of the longest continually-running Phantom publisher, Frew Publications. So much was there to discuss that this epic episode had to be cut into two parts! Lean the histor…
#2 - The 2013 Gathering and LFMBEC Dinner
Jun 30, 2013 • 47 min
In the second episode of THE X-BAND, Joe talks with phan Jermayn Parker about last weekend’s ChronicleChamber Gathering and the Lee Falk Memorial Bengali Explorers’ Club Dinner, which took place in Sydney.
#1 - In The Beginning….
Jun 14, 2013 • 44 min
The first episode of X-BAND, the world’s ONLY Phantom dedicated podcast, is here! Join phanboy JoeMD and Phantom artist Lindsay C. Walker as they discuss how they discovered the Phantom for the first time, lament on the passing of Jim Shepherd and muse…