Fletcher Hanks stands alone among Golden Age comics creators — his creations like Stardust the Super-Wizard and Fantomah the Jungle Girl are so odd and alarming, there's nothing else quite like them. And now you can own a statue of Fantomah, pointing at your friends and coworkers with her skull face.
Around the same time Batman and Superman were coming into existence, Fletcher Hanks was dreaming up larger-than-life adventures for Stardust and Fantomah, who both have a terrible habit of inflicting ridiculously poetic and sadistic punishments on criminals. Now at last, Fantomah can wield that same level of rough justice in your own home!
As the official press announcement explains:
She is the first superheroine in comics, appearing in Jungle Comics #2 (February 1940) published by Fiction House, predating the first appearance of Wonder Woman by almost 2 years. A mysterious supernatural being who protects the jungles of Africa, Fantomah possesses near limitless magical power, including the powers of flight, levitation of other objects, and the ability to mutate her adversaries into any form imaginable. When the jungle or its inhabitants are under threat, Fantomah can instantly change from a beautiful blonde woman to a frightening skull-faced wraith capable of inflicting bizarre and brutal punishments on evildoers. All of the Fantomah tales drawn by Hanks have been collected in two fantastic books edited by Paul Karasik, I Shall Destroy All the Civilized Planets! and You Shall Die By Your Own Evil Creation!, both published by Fantagraphics.
Fantomah is sculpted at 1/21 scale and stands 3.75" (9.5 cm) tall, with a weight of .6 oz (17 g). This is to the same scale as the Marvel and DC superhero figurines produced by Eaglemoss of England.
You know what that means? You can have Fantomah fight the Scarlet Witch!
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