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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 Ghost Who Walks, this is one podcast you won't want to miss!

X-Band: The Phantom Podcast ChronicleChamber.com

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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 Ghost Who Walks, this is one podcast you won't want to miss!

    #236 - November 2022 Comics & News

    #236 - November 2022 Comics & News

    Jermayn Parker is joined by fellow WA resident Callum Markin. With the mad rush to the end of the year forcing the regulars to be absent. Callum, one of our long standing Patreons who has supported Chronicle Chamber for years has pitched in off the bench.  We promise they only spent 5 minutes telling everyone how good WA and Perth is. If your one of the phans who can only listen to some parts of the podcast, below is a timeline of what we discussed. Frew Publications Comics ReviewFrew #1931: 5 MinutesFrew #1932: 10 MinutesGiant Size #24: 40 Minutes Fantomen Comics ReviewFantomen 24/2022: 54 Minutes 30 Seconds Regal Publications Review#22: 59 Minutes#23: 1 Hour 1 Minute#24: 1 Hour 3 Minutes 30 Seconds#25: 1 Hour 7 MinutesReview of the Freebies: 1 Hour 13 Minutes Shakti Comics Review#4: 1 Hour 18 Minutes#5: 1 Hour 21 Minutes 30 Seconds Zauberstern#3: 1 Hour 25 Minutes 30 Seconds#4: 1 Hour 28 Minutes 30 Seconds Daily / Sunday Stories Progress DiscussionSunday 193: "Return of the Temple of the Gods": 1 Hour 34 MinutesFor Those Who Came in Late video for a recap of the series.Daily 262: "The Breakout": 1 Hour 41 Minutes NewsWulfric Media Kickstarter campaign status (link): 1 Hour 54 Minutes 30 SecondsMallon Publications new products - Diary, Calendar and post:  (link): 1 Hour 57 MinutesIkon Collectables 3D Mug released March 2023 (link): 2 HoursThe Phantom Appeared on Hard Quiz TV Show (link): 2 Hours 4 MinutesMythos Brazil Sy Barry Omnibus new publication (link): 2 Hours 7 Minutes 30 SecondsStill looking for someone to review these for usNew UK Magazine ‘Infinity Magazine’ (link): 2 Hours 11 MinutesReview includedPaul Mason winning the Stanley Award (link): 2 Hours 17 Minutes 30 SecondsPatreon Prize draw: 2 Hours 20 Minutes Please note, we are still after a reviewer from Brazil reviewing all the latest Mythos Phantom comics. please contact us if you can help out. You can email us at chroniclechamber@gmail.com or chat with us via our social media profiles with your feedback at Facebook, Twitter and or Instagram.  Make sure you stay with us and do not forget to subscribe and leave a review on our podcast and or our YouTube Channel. Support the show

    • 2 hr 25 min
    #235 - When The Phantom Became Swedish

    #235 - When The Phantom Became Swedish

    Mikael Lyck takes over the reigns and leads the interview with special guest Robert Aman about his new book "When the Phantom Became Swedish". It is a rather provocative title and we are sure it will get some reactions from phans around the world.  Please note, we do discuss several stories in this podcast which are listed here and may be worth a read before listening/watching this podcast. Sweden was leading the way in the 1960's and 1970's regarding many issues in Africa and teh world at the time and it naturally flowed into their comics. Some of the 'left leaning' elements included colonialism, major white families controlling natural resources, race, apartheid, environmental issues, gender equality etc and our Phantom helped solved these issues in Team Fantomen created stories.  One of the interesting things we learnt in this podcast was that phans would write in and hold Lee Falk accountable with unacceptable elements by saying he was not processive enough and how the Team Fantomen creators would 'fix' these problems. We will include an example of this in a future article on our website. Through Robert Aman we also learn that Lee Falk was very positive and acceptable of what the Swedish creators were adding to his character. Along with the list of Team Fantomen stories there is some overlap with our initial X-Band: The Phantom Podcast #101 which you may also want to listen to as well. Other podcasts worth reading along with this is our interview with Ulf Granberg in episodes #97A and #97B and Magnus Knuttson in episode #119. To follow Robert Aman you can visit his social media page here and you can buy his books here and here. Do not forget, the first person to sign up as a patreon will receive a signed copy of the book. Another signed copy will be given to a patreon for the next seasonal prize (summer / winter) which will be drawn early December 2022. You can email us at chroniclechamber@gmail.com or chat with us via our social media profiles with your feedback at Facebook, Twitter and or Instagram.  Make sure you stay with us and do not forget to subscribe and leave a review on our podcast and or our YouTube Channel. Support the show

    • 1 hr 21 min
    #234 - Kelby Wooldridge & His Kickstarter Campaign

    #234 - Kelby Wooldridge & His Kickstarter Campaign

    Reapers Quest this past week (2nd November 2022) has started his kickstarter campaign for miniatures of the Phantom country. We sit down with Kelby Wooldridge and he goes into great detail on his campaign. Click here to go Pledge at Kickstarter  In this podcast chat we go over the pledge levels, the sizes of the miniatures and ask the hard questions. Have you backed yet? We wont be able to raise the full amount on our own but together, many phans together make light work!  Click here to go Pledge at Kickstarter We want your feedback on this podcast and the kickstarter campaign. Why have you pledged? Why have you not pledged? What would make you pledge? Please note, our planned #234 episode on the Phantom becoming a Swede has been postponed for a week to try and give this Kickstarter campaign a pump. You can email us at chroniclechamber@gmail.com or chat with us via our social media profiles with your feedback at Facebook, Twitter and or Instagram.  Make sure you stay with us and do not forget to subscribe and leave a review on our podcast and or our YouTube Channel. Support the show

    • 1 hr 9 min
    #233 - October 2022 Comics & News

    #233 - October 2022 Comics & News

    This is a bumper podcast as we try and squeeze two podcasts into one - comics and news plus a creator interview as Matt Kyme gives us a peak behind the curtain of story. The result? A long podcast. Hope you will enjoy it though. We have the full team  talking all the latest things Phantom from around the world for October 2022. Mikael Lyck reviews five issues plus we have a heap of news including Kickstarter campaigns, deaths of Phantom legends, conventions, new comics to be released, a passionate plea to KFS and a lot of phun in between. Below is a runsheet with time stamps.  Frew Comics ReviewFrew #1928: 2 MinutesFrew #1929: 8 Minutes 30 Seconds“The Golden Queen”  29 MinutesFrew #1930: 43 Minutes 30 Seconds Fantomen ReviewFantomen 20/2022: 1 Hour 21 MinutesFantomen 21/2022: 1 Hour 23 MinutesFantomen 22-23/2022: 1 Hour 25 Minutes 30 SecondsHoD HC: 1 Hour 28 Minutes 30 SecondsFantomen 2022 Softcover: 1 Hour 33 Minutes 30 Seconds Daily / Sunday Stories Progress DiscussionSunday 193: "Return of the Temple of the Gods": 1 Hour 37 Minutes(video for a recap of the series)Daily 260: "The Phantoms End" (X-Band: The Phantom Podcast #232)Daily 261: "The Breakout": 1 Hour 49 Minutes 30 Seconds NewsKickstarter campaign starting 2 November (link): 1 Hour 58 MinutesPhantom wiki is back up and running properly (link): 2 Hours 6 Minutes 30 SecondsConvention News: 2 Hours 8 MinutesBrisbane & Adelaide Supanova Phantom related guests (link)New York Big Apple Con (link)Please let us know of other phantom related guests going to conventions around the world.The Phantom 2040 Archive created by Joe Douglas (link): 2 Hours 11 MinutesBilly Zane Phantom movie costume (link): 2 Hours 13 Minutes 30 SecondsPhantom Article in the October 2022 Assamese Magazine 'Sofura' (link): 2 Hours 19 MinutesComics Kingdom & DiscountMags.com Bring Together A Paid Subscription Service for Vintage Strips (link): 2 Hours 20 Minutes 30 SecondsPeter Kingston Death (link): 2 Hours 23 Minutes 30 SecondsEditions Dante Release Their Second Hardcover Moonstone Collection (link): 2 Hours 27 Minutes You can email us at chroniclechamber@gmail.com or chat with us via our social media profiles with your feedback at Facebook, Twitter and or Instagram. Support the show

    • 2 hr 37 min
    #232 - A Look into the End of the Phantom?

    #232 - A Look into the End of the Phantom?

    Jermayn Parker is joined by Dan Fraser and Stephen East and we talk about one of the most controversial stories ever written. It features the 21st Phantom dying, the eyes being shown of the Phantom, Diana, Kit jnr and Heloise turning away from the Phantom, we see the end of the Walker line and much more. This story has seen a lot of angst and phans upset, sad and unsure what is next. We simply had to review and talk about this story in great detail. Worth noting that on the YouTube video, we show the whole story as we discuss it. Some past articles worth reading are:Tony DePaul's blog article on this story Our article on showing the Phantom's eyes Our article showing the burial ground  You can email us at chroniclechamber@gmail.com or chat with us via our social media profiles with your feedback at Facebook, Twitter and or Instagram.  Make sure you stay with us and do not forget to subscribe and leave a review on our podcast and or our YouTube Channel. Support the show

    • 1 hr 32 min
    #231 - with Chris Walker (Cosplayer from USA)

    #231 - with Chris Walker (Cosplayer from USA)

    Jermayn Parker chats with Christopher Walker a cosplayer from USA who is in the middle of something special including finding some other cosplayers including a Guran, Sala and Diana. You can view more of Christopher Walker's work at his website which can be found here. Hope you have enjoyed our mini series of talking to some cosplayers from around the world who are dressing up and showcasing the Phantom to other comic and pop culture fans. You can email us at chroniclechamber@gmail.com or chat with us via our social media profiles with your feedback at Facebook, Twitter and or Instagram.  Make sure you stay with us and do not forget to subscribe and leave a review on our podcast and or our YouTube Channel. Support the show

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Jeff Cope ,

For those who came in late...

I was thrilled to find this podcast devoted to The Phantom. Very entertaining and informative.

Phantom Family ,

X-Band is like an old friend

As a lad in the 1960’s and 70’s I’d listen to my Grandfather reading the Phantom strip to me and it felt like he and I were on the adventures as well. Life catches up with you and things fade a bit. Having children now that I can share the Phantom stories with has brought him back into my life. We listen to this podcast together and of course read the old strips and comics together thanks for a really brilliant show !

Knotfist ,

X-Band Rocks The Deep Woods!

If you are a Phantom Phan this is a must to have! These guys do a killer job at showing their love and passion for this iconic hero. GOOD MARK ALL THE WAY!

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