Issue 1676 - fortnightly, 2013

$4.50

36 pages.

Mint condition.

"Prisoner 21" - story by Heiner Bade and art by Donne Avenell.

Story :

Prisoner 21 has all the usual elements of prison stories.

Donne Avenell was the writer of this story and art is by Heiner Bade.

Avenell ‘borrowed’ two ideas - the first from the famous movie Bird Man of Alcatraz.

The second from the history of Alcatraz. Alcatraz is the notorious former federal prison, built on a rocky island in San Francisco Bay (USA). It was escape proof and nick-named ‘The Rock’. Many attempts were made to escape but only with disastrous endings!

Prisoner 21 - a clever plot! And with one of the more unusual identities The Phantom used.

And the stark simplicity of Bade’s art makes it work— old fashioned and almost quaint.

 

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