Elephants, we are told, never forget and there is plenty of evidence to support the claim.
In The White Elephant, writer Claes Reimerthi and artist Heiner Bade pursue the theory!
White Head is the central elephant character in this new story and as old enemy Norman Melville is about to discover, the old phrase….‘memory as long as an elephant….’ has a very special (and gruesome) meaning!
Melville, who has lost a leg in a previous encounter with White Head, is freed from jail and sets out to settle a score with his old adversary.
Strangely perhaps, it is hard not to find some sympathy for Melville and as you will discover, The Phantom shares the feeling.
Despite the fact that at one stage of the story, Melville knocks him unconscious after The Phantom has...