Moonstone Books has provided CBR News with an advance look at "The Phantom" #17, beginning the three-part, real-life-inspired "Invisible Children" storyline. Each issue of the storyline will have a limited edition cover by Darryl Banks & Terry Austin, the sales of which will be contribute to the Invisible Children organization, helping to keep the children of Northern Uganda safe from the nation's civil war.
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THE PHANTOM #17
Written by Mike Bullock
Pencils by Silvestre Szilagyi
Inks by Silvestre Szilagyi
Colors by Bob Pedroza
Cover A by Marat Mychaels, Adelso Corona and Adam Street
Cover B by Darryl Banks, Terry Austin and Bob Pedroza
"Invisible Children Part 1 (of 3)"
Ripped from today's headlines, The Phantom takes on an African Warlord who believes he is a prophet of the Almighty God himself. At stake, are the lives of thousands of children stolen from their homes and indoctrinated into the Warlords Resistance Army through mental, physical and spiritual torture. The Warlord HIM has conscripted these 'Invisible Children' to fight his Holy War and assert his self-proclaimed 'Divine Will' on the peoples and Governments of Africa in his first step towards world domination.
Moonstone Books teams with YOU to make a difference in this tragic, continuing real world atrocity. In order to do this, Moonstone has enlisted legendary artists Darryl Banks and Terry Austin to create limited edition B covers for each issue of this story arc. For each limited edition issue of Phantoms 17-19, Moonstone Books will make a contribution to www.invisiblechildren.com in order to create safe havens withfood, healthcare and educations for the children affected by this war.