Fantomen, by Hans Lindahl
The Ghost Who Died Twice (The Phantom #19, 1997)

Hans Lindahl was a versatile artist of the Swedish production of stories with Lee Falk's character 'The Phantom' ('Fantomen'). He drew his first 'Phantom' story for Semic Press in 1983. His dramatic and vivid style is very popular among Scandinavian and Australian readers, and some of his stories have become so-called "Semic classics".

Cover, by Hans LindahlCover, by Hans Lindahl

Lindahl left Semic in 1989 and joined the magazine Agent X9, the Swedish magazine for detective and secret agent strips. Lindahl drew 'Chuck Riley' with a script by the Engslishman Patterson, as well as 'Murphy's Law' for the magazine. From 1990 to 1994, Lindahl cooperated on the comedy strip 'Lilla Fridolf'. He returned to Fantomen in 1992, and he also joined the editorial team. In 1998, Lindahl also started to write 'Phantom' stories. He is responsible for introducing several new villains to the series, like The Black Carnation.

comic art by Hans Lindahl

An index of Lindahl's Phantom stories

Last updated: 2011-01-14

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