PREVIEW: "The Phantom" #17, Charity Aid Issue

Thu, June 14th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Moonstone Books has provided CBR News with an advance look at "The Phantom" #17, beginning the three-part, real-life-inspired "Invisible Children" storyline. Each issue of the storyline will have a limited edition cover by Darryl Banks & Terry Austin, the sales of which will be contribute to the Invisible Children organization, helping to keep the children of Northern Uganda safe from the nation's civil war.

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Written by Mike Bullock

Pencils by Silvestre Szilagyi

Inks by Silvestre Szilagyi

Colors by Bob Pedroza

Cover A by Marat Mychaels, Adelso Corona and Adam Street

Cover B by Darryl Banks, Terry Austin and Bob Pedroza

"Invisible Children Part 1 (of 3)"

Ripped from today's headlines, The Phantom takes on an African Warlord

who believes he is a prophet of the Almighty God himself. At stake, are

the lives of thousands of children stolen from their homes and

indoctrinated into the Warlords Resistance Army through mental, physical

and spiritual torture. The Warlord HIM has conscripted these 'Invisible

Children' to fight his Holy War and assert his self-proclaimed 'Divine

Will' on the peoples and Governments of Africa in his first step

towards world domination.

Moonstone Books teams with YOU to make a difference in this tragic,

continuing real world atrocity. In order to do this, Moonstone has

enlisted legendary artists Darryl Banks and Terry Austin to create

limited edition B covers for each issue of this story arc. For each

limited edition issue of Phantoms 17-19, Moonstone Books will make a

contribution to in order to create safe havens with

food, healthcare and educations for the children affected by this war.

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