The Phantom nicknamed " The Ghost Who Walks" was the greatest creation of Lee Falk who first appeared in the year 1936 on February 17.Initially started as a comic strip and attracted over many 100 million readers at the time.
THE PHANTOM IS A MARVELOUS ROLE MODEL BECAUSE HE WINS AGAINST EVIL.EVIL DOES NOT TRIUMPH AGAINST THE PHANTOM.... HE HATES DICTATORSHIP, AND IS IN FAVOR OF DEMOCRACY.HE IS ALSO OPPOSED TO ANY VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS SAYS LEE FALK
The Phantom is one of the best crimefighter characters ever created.The Phantom is the first fictional hero to wear the skintight costume and mask with no visible pupils which have become the hallmark of comic book superheroes today.
The Phantom is also adapted into pulp novels,TV series,cartoon shows,video games and even to a live-action movie.
The Phantom is a legacy hero.Their crusade have started from the year 1536 and the current Phantom is the 21st in the line who's alter ego is Kit Walker.
The Phantom was first adapted into a live-action movie in the year 1996.
The Phantom starring Billy Zane was released in the year 1996 which had incorporated several elements from the early Phantom comic strips and was almost an okay one for a good start but was not a big success.
And in 2010 Syfy channel tried to bring Phantom into the present world with a TV movie but couldn't impress much because of many reasons including the poor redesign of the purple suit.
In the year 2008, it was announced that Sherlock Symington Production have secured the rights for the Phantom and are planning to develop a Phantom movie named "The Phantom Legacy" with a budget of 130 million which will be written by Tim Boyle and actor Sam Worthington considered to play the Phantom.
And until today there is no reports of the films development.
Since all these years the fans of The Phantom are eagerly waiting for a potential live-action Phantom movie and lets hope it will happen soon.A Phantom movie that is true to the character and very much true to the source material with a perfect story,cast..........etc.