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Via the modern jungle drums we present the world's ONLY podcast dedicated to the classic adventure comics hero THE PHANTOM! Hosts Jermayn, Stephen & Dan discuss everything from the comics and newspaper strips to the movies, interview creators from around the world, and much much more.If you're passionate about the Ghost Who Walks, this is one podcast you won't want to miss!
 
Bristol Unpacked with Neil Maggs brings you fascinating and challenging conversations from characters of all stripes on big topics facing the city and beyond. Brought to you by the Bristol Cable, a new kind of newspaper for Bristol 100% community owned by 2,200 members. Join them for just £1 a month and own your media. thebristolcable.org See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
This story opens on a ship crowded with pilgrims traveling from Singapore to Mecca for the hajj. A young Englishman is the vessel's first mate. This is his first job and it is something that he has longed for all his life—to be on board a ship that sails the seven seas. One night as the ship sails through the calm waters of the Arabian Sea, it mysteriously begins to shudder. The crew, including the young first mate, believe that it is about to sink. They decide to strike out for themselves i ...
 
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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1996 Phantom movie being released we hold a phan commentary on the movie. This podcast is released on the day the movie was released in Australia. Come and join us as we watch and talk about the movie. We would love to hear from you on what you think of what we discussed during this phan commentary. Do you h…
 
After a long stint working in Bristol's nightlife, in March Carly Heath was appointed by the council as Bristol's first ever Night-time Economy Advisor. Carly is charged with supporting a battered industry recover from the pandemic and for improving the vibrancy and safety of Bristol's nightlife for all. Neil and Carly cover the raging debate on se…
 
Elected in May 2021, Mark Shelford is the first party political Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset Constabulary. Shelford is responsible for helping to set the overall policing strategy for Bristol and the wider region, covering 16 parliamentary constituencies. Neil and Mark discuss the Police and Crime Bill, the riot and protests …
 
We manage to get the podcast under two hours as we review 6 weeks of comics from Frew Publications and Fantomen by regulars Jermayn Parker, Dan Fraser and Stephen East with input by Mikael Lyck and Ankit Mitra. plus all the latest Phantom news from around the world across five continents with new comics from around the world, items to buy for Chris…
 
Karin Smyth became Labour MP for Bristol South in 2015 after a career working in the NHS. Since she has had to navigate the political turmoil of Brexit, snap elections, and infighting over the Labour leadership. She talks to Neil Maggs about her working-class background, why she thinks the mayoral system is undemocratic and why the influence of the…
 
During our recording of our 200th podcast with our patreons and newspaper creators Tony DePaul, Mike Manley and Jeff Weigel, Tony was asked about the 21st Phantoms death. Not only did he answer but he talked about the current daily newspaper story "To Wrack and Ruin at Gravelines" and how it will show the DEATH OF THE 21ST PHANTOM. Because it was s…
 
After reading disappointing stories from various publishers and then asking King Features Syndicate about their Phantom bible in X-Band: The Phantom Podcast #191 the boys at Chronicle Chamber (Jermayn Parker, Dan Fraser, Stephen East & Mikael Lyck) have decided to take matters in their own hands and start the discussion. We talk about why its impor…
 
Kerry Bailes is a longstanding campaigner for Hartcliffe and a leading voice among parents seeking a solution for the Special Educational Needs and Disability provision crisis in the city. Elected as a Labour councillor in May 2021, Kerry is taking the fight inside the council and to represent Hartcliffe and south Bristol working class communities …
 
Jermayn Parker and Dan Fraser with input by regulars Mikael Lyck, Stephen East and Ankit Mitra review all the latest Phantom news and comics from around the world across five continents. We review comics from Frew Publications, Regal Publications and Fantomen plus spend time discussing a big month of Phantom news of new publishers and comics to com…
 
The Society of Merchant Venturers often gets talked about in conspiratorial tones. Forced into the limelight by the toppling of Colston, the Merchants have come under greater scrutiny for past and present practices. According to the Society, they are opening up more to the public, confronting their history and diversifying their membership. They sa…
 
Every Phantom phan was devastated when they heard the news of Claes Reimerthi passing on the 23 of July 2021. Please read our obituary on the legacy of Claes Reimerthi. On the podcast the boys (Jermayn Parker, Dan Fraser, Mikael Lyck & Stephen East) spend 90 minutes talking about the great man and his imprint on our hero, The Phantom. We discuss ou…
 
The government is introducing a new law claiming to defend freedom of speech, amid an alleged crisis on British university campuses of 'cancel culture' and de-platforming. But is it really the case that freedom of expression is being unduly restricted in our society? Or is it an exaggerated distraction from bigger issues? Harry Walker of Bristol Un…
 
Chris Brian was a anarchist activist in Bristol and south Wales in the 90s and early 2000s. Unknown to him and fellow activists, deep undercover in in their groups were police officers. For years, the officers immersed themselves with the activists, got stuck into direct actions and even had long term relationships and parented children under false…
 
Glenn Lumsden is a very popular Australian artist who first drew comics in Australia back in the 1970's. He was one of the first Australian artists to draw a full length Phantom story, has worked for several American comic companies including DC and Marvel. Some of the topics we touch upon are: History of the Marvel Phantom series including the ama…
 
Dan Fraser and Jermayn Parker continue the podcast with #192B discussing all the news from May and June 2021. This follows the comics from May and June 2021 which can be found here. At the end of the podcast after discussing the news, we talk to Ankit Mitra who is a Chronicle Chamber contributor but also a cover artist for Regal Publishers. He talk…
 
Paul Holbrook is an award winning filmmaker from Hartcliffe, south Bristol. His diverse films range from horror to comedy, and are often rooted in the experience of council estates and working class communities. Paul and Neil discuss ‘classism’ in the film industry, whether the importance of class is being underplayed in a national debate dominated…
 
With the team at Chronicle Chamber releasing other topical podcasts it meant the normal practice of a comics and news podcast once a month did not happen. Here we present a review of the comics from May and June. We also discuss the latest happenings with the Sunday and Daily newspaper stories. If you only want to listen to specific reviews of the …
 
In this episode of Bristol Unpacked, presenter Neil Maggs interviews Ivan Jackson on coming out during the AIDs crisis, how Peter Tatchell fought for equality legislation and was hated for it, how to tackle countries where being LGBTQ+ is still punishable by death, the additions of trans and queer to LGBTQ, and transphobia and Twitter. Plus being l…
 
We're back with season 4 of Bristol Unpacked. We kick-off with a conversation with leading local sports coach Rayan Wilson. Rayan has been involved in training amateur and elite athletes in Bristol and beyond, and chats with Neil about the ongoing controversy over taking the knee and how clubs can do better at nurturing diverse and inner-city talen…
 
Every since we started this website and the X-Band: The Phantom Podcast one of the most common questions we have received is when will we get to hear from someone from King Features and or Hearst? It has always been a goal for us as we ourselves had a million and one questions that we wanted to ask. After 200 podcasts we got the chance and while we…
 
*This is the 200th episode actually published. In Frew 1893, Dudley Hogarth the Frew publisher in his Message from the Publisher suggested that the short story "The Future Phantom: Forever" may be worth a podcast. We listened and here is our thoughts of the 8 page story by Andrew Constant and Massimo Gamberi. To begin with we go over every story an…
 
If you love classic Lee Falk, Wilson McCoy and Ray Moore, this is a must listen (or watch) Podcast as we chat with two Australian creators whose work is heavily influenced by their legendary work. Frew #1892 was released May 6 2021 and features the second Phantom story by Matt Kyme. His first Phantom story was solely created by him. For this second…
 
Anthony Spay's first story appeared in the 2019 Fantomen Christmas album and in no time he has seven completed stories to his credit. In this episode Mikael Lyck joins Jermayn Parker as we go over each of his stories and learn interesting things about Anthony like how he got the job at both Frew and Fantomen. Anthony is one of two artists you have …
 
A pub landlord, a socialist, a porn producer, an anti-lockdown advocate, and a tree lover: The five candidates from smaller parties or independents running for City Hall. Interviews with the smaller party or independent candidates in the running for Bristol mayor: Sean Donnelly, independent (01:53), Tom Baldwin, Trade Union and Socialist Coalition …
 
We are back to a shorter comics and news podcast this month. Due to timing there isn't a Regal Publishers comic to review but Mikael Lyck is joined by regulars Dan Fraser and Jermayn Parker in reviewing the latest comics and news from Australia Sweden and around the world. Latest Comics Frew 1889 & 1890: 3 Minutes, 30 Seconds Frew 1891: 19 Minutes …
 
Marvin Rees is standing for the third time as a candidate for Bristol mayor. Having lost in 2012, Rees came back to comfortably win in 2016. Now after 5 years in office, Rees has a record to promote and to defend, attracting a lot of support and criticism from diverse quarters. In this in-depth interview, Neil and Marvin get into the personal, poli…
 
Caroline Gooch is hoping for a dramatic improvement on the party's 2016 result of 8,000 votes to clinch the mayoralty, and then work to scrap it by referendum in three years. Neil and Caroline talk about her professional background in the pharmaceutical industry, being the only women in the running and what the Lib Dems are offering voters. See aca…
 
We are joined by past Phantom Team Fantomen & Moonstone writer, Ben Raab who wrote 23 Phantom stories over a decade between 1999 and 2009. Some of his stories include the popular "The Spear of Destiny" saga, "The Hero", "The Invisible Phantom" which won Norwegian best story in 2001, the first team we see Kit and Heloise as the joint 22nd Phantom in…
 
The Greens are positioning themselves as the rightful heirs of Bristol’s green and progressive credentials. But having come fourth place in 2016, they have a hill to climb. Neil and Sandy chat about who will ‘get things done’ for the city and whether the Greens can cut through to the electorate. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informa…
 
It may be only be a month since our last comics and news podcast but with 11 comics out around the world, Claes Reimerthi retiring, board and card games, wall banners plus much more news to discuss the podcast originally went for 3 hours so we decided to split it into two podcasts. Hopefully it makes the podcast more palatable and enjoyable. This i…
 
Its hard to say that the Conservatives have a strong electoral record in the city, but the businessman and former councillor Alastair Watson thinks he has a shot at unseating Marvin Rees on May 6th. Neil and Alastair chat about the recent protests and policing and what he say’s he’ll do as mayor. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out inform…
 
It may be only be a month since our last comics and news podcast but with 11 comics out around the world, Claes Remierthi retiring, board and card games, wall banners plus much more news to discuss the podcast originally went for 3 hours so we decided to split it into two podcasts. Hopefully it makes the podcast more palatable and enjoyable. We wil…
 
Dr Shawn Sobers has been one of the key people behind groundbreaking documentary and community media exploring race and community in Bristol for some time. Now an Associate Professor at UWE’s Film and Journalism Department, Shawn is also on Bristol’s History Commission. Set up by the mayor in the wake of the toppling of Colston, the commission has …
 
We are joined by past Phantom Sunday artist, Terry Beatty who drew the Phantom in the KFS Sunday newspaper strip between the dates of January 29, 2012 and the last one on May 7, 2017. He drew 9 complete stories and 2 part stories including gems like "Mandrake's Bon Voyage", "Death Stalks the 5th Phantom" and "The Shadows of Rune Noble". Terry is pa…
 
There’s often rumbles of ‘intergenerational divides’, whether it's over Brexit, if younger or older people ‘have it easier' and so on. At the same time, in a rapidly ageing population, older people are often neglected or sidelined unfairly and unnecessarily according to Ian Quaife of Bristol Older People’s Forum. Neil and Ian dig into the issues an…
 
Big appointments, fan dissent and the trials and tribulations of covering Bristol City FC with Bristol Live’s dedicated club reporter, Gregor Macgregor. Neil and Gregor chat about nurturing talent, why City struggle sometimes and what’s next for the south Bristol team. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
HAPPY BIRTHDAY FREW CREW!!! Tuesday 23 February we celebrated 5 years of the Frew Crew releasing their first comic and we discussed what they have done throughout the years. Plus we will try and play Nostradamus on what we think they will do in the future. Tale of the tape After Jim Shepherd's death in April 2013, Judith and their son Stephen stepp…
 
The government has stepped up their so-called ‘war on woke’ in the ongoing contest for Britain’s historical memory. With Bristol finding itself at the centre of the debate, Neil chats with the director of the city’s most celebrated event, St Pauls Carnival, on whether patriotism can ever be inclusive to include pride in diverse communities, or is i…
 
A self-declared thorn in the side of the mayor’s administration, Clive Stevens has just stood down as a Green Party councillor in the city, due to stress brought about by the pressures of the job. Well regarded across party lines, Clive is a stickler for detail and a campaigner for greater transparency from a mayoral administration that he says is …
 
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! It is The Phantoms 85th Birthday - on this day back in 1936, something amazing happened with the debut of a comic strip in the newspapers that has changed the world and many peoples lives. We at Chronicle Chamber have celebrated the birthday by talking about each of the decades in detail and going over what we believe are the key …
 
As a long-standing Labour councillor for Easton, Afzal Shah has been navigating the changing face of the neighbourhood and its diverse communities, including the recent dispute about the future of St Marks Road. But his recent appointment as the council cabinet member for Climate, Ecology and Sustainable Growth means an even bigger challenge: The s…
 
It may be only be a month since our last comics and news podcast but with a heap of news and four comics to review there is plenty to talk about. Who are we kidding? We love chatting Phantom and you love listening to us - its a perfect match. As some may only want to listen to parts of the podcast, we have included a time stamp of each topic. Eithe…
 
Ade Williams is a bit of a celebrity pharmacist. Both around his pharmacy in Bedminster, South Bristol and speaking up in the media for a community-minded approach to healthcare. Neil and Ade talk about the practicalities and emotions of the vaccination effort, and the background and reasons for high levels of scepticism or ‘vaccine hesitancy’ acro…
 
Are Frew readers colourblind? If you like watching your podcasts with props, this will be a podcast to watch on YouTube. To discuss The Phantom & colour in detail we are joined by Kevin Patrick, author of "The Phantom Unmasked: America's First Superhero" and Indian phan Ankit Mitra who reviews the Regal Publishers Phantom comics for us. Together wi…
 
Content warning: Mention of sexual assault in prisons, self-harm and suicide. Steffi made national news with her story of transitioning gender later in life to officially becoming a woman while deciding with her wife to stay together. Steffi Barnett has a fascinating story, is a prominent activist for LGBTQ+ rights and awareness-raising, a radio ho…
 
There's a theory that in recent years some parts of the working class are being badly let down, and have sought answers elsewhere - contributing to the rise of right-wing populists and policies. This week we talk to Nick, one of the founders of ACORN, the community union who's main focus is on housing justice, but with much bigger ambitions to genu…
 
Jermayn, Dan, Stephen & Mikael go over their phavourites from around the world for 2020 including the "Frew Best Of 2020" results as held in the survey ran by Chronicle Chamber. It is a bumper podcast just a tick over 2.5 hours but with 100+ comics and products that came out and 12 categories for us to discuss from 2020, it was not an easy task but…
 
Content Warning: Discussion of suicide Listen up, particularly men and boys. It's dark, it's wet, there’s a pandemic on. It's taking its toll, particularly on mental health. But there is light, and no it's not Boris Johnson’s cavalry. It's your friends, family and other support and networks you can access and build. This week we’re chatting to Desm…
 
It may be only be a month since our last comics and news podcast but with a heap of news and four comics to review there is plenty to talk about. As some may only want to listen to parts of the podcast, we have included a time stamp of each topic. Either way, I hope you enjoy the podcast. Comic Reviews Frew Publications Frew 1882: 3 minutes Frew 18…
 
It is time for some phun to end 2020! We are joined by Callum Markin who is one of our loyal patreons as we let down our hair, put on some silly hats and celebrate Christmas for 2020. We touch upon our best buys for 2020, what we are hinting at with our families for Christmas and what we would like to see come out for 2021 which is the Phantoms 85t…
 
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