‘The Phantom Stranger’ Omnibus Haunts Comic Shops in 2023

Is he man…or ghost? Find out when The Phantom Stranger Omnibus arrives at your local comic shop!

The mammoth 1200 page omnibus collects 1952’s original six issues, the late 1960’s The Phantom Stranger relaunch (that lasted for 41 issues and seven years), and numerous guest appearances and back-up features in The Saga of the Swamp Thing #1-13, Batman and the Outsiders #8, Who’s Who The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #18, The Brave and the Bold #89, 98, and 145, Showcase #80, Justice League of America #103, The House of Secrets #150, DC Super Stars #18, Secret Origins #10, and DC Comics Presents #25 and 72.

How did the Phantom Stranger compress 72 issues into one Omnibus? Follow him to your local store to find out!!! (actually, many of the issues contained other horror stories or features from the likes of Dr. Thirteen, The Spawn of Frankenstein, Black Orchid, and others, so only the Phantom’s tales are included).

The Phantom Stranger Ominbus collects work by some of the best talent working at DC Comics at the time such as John Broome, Len Wein, Mike Friedrich, Otto Binder, Arnold Drake, Robert Kanigher, Mike Sekowsky, Denny O’Neil, Joe Orlando, Gerry Conway, Marv Wolfman, Guy Lillian, David Michelinie, Paul Levitz, Bruce Jones, Mike W. Barr, Joey Cavali, Nicola Cuti, Bob Haney, Mike Friedrich, Martin Pasko, Paul Kupperberg, Carmine Infantino, Bill Draut, Sy Barry, Bernard Sachs, Murphy Anderson, Joe Giella, Frank Giacoia, Neal Adams, Mike Sekowsky, Murphy Anderson, Mike Sekowsky, Vince Colletta, Jim Aparo, Tony DeZuniga, Gerry Talaoc, Mike Grell, Fred Carrillo, Dan Spiegle, Howard Bender, Tony DeZuniga, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Jerry Grandenetti, Dick Dillin, Dick Giordano, Frank McLaughlin, Alex Saviuk and Dennis Jensen.

Look for the omnibus in stores on August 29, 2023 for a retail price of $150.00.

Check out Aparo’s cover below and stay tuned to Conskipper for any news on variant covers.

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