Sunday, 4 August 2013

Fantomah Fan-Art

Fantomah is a crazy, crazy character. From PDSH:

"Fantomah is a mysterious goddess-like being who protects the jungles of Africa. She has vast magical power, to the point of being practically omnipotent, and can transform herself into a frightening blue phantom/skeleton creature as well as a floating skull with blonde hair. [...] Fantomah often used her vast magical powers to sentence her enemies to bizarre and brutal punishments. For instance, in Jungle Comics #7 she transforms a band of greedy diamond miners who oppressed the natives into one man, then sends that man to an "unfound world" to be enslaved by hideous green fanged monsters, then sent into a pit of cobras, and then absorbed into a wall by a giant hand. Besides greedy treasure hunters and slavers she wreaked her brutal vengeance on such bizarre foes as Org, who controlled giant spiders with a hypnotic drum, and Professor Zomax, who wanted revenge on nature after being successively attacked by a lion, an elephant, gnats, a snake, and a gorilla."

So crazy in fact, that I couldn't help doing some redesign/fan-art of her!
(I have some thoughts on a revision/re-imagining of her origin story too, but for now here's just her new look) Stay tuned for more Fantomah goodies soon :)

Thanks for reading! TF

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