Saturday, 17 June 2023
Location: Deus Café, Camperdown Sydney NSW
Guest: Frew cover artist Alex Trpcevski
Lee Falk Memorial Bengali Explorers Club
On the evening of Friday 30th April 1999, a group of Phantom devotees gathered at the Waterfront Restaurant situated in the historic Rocks area nestled under the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Their purpose was to mourn the death of Lee Falk and to celebrate his great creation... The Man Who Cannot Die.
Because of the success of the evening, Tony Di Dio and Richard Fry, instigators of this wake, decided to form the aforementioned Club. The name of the Club signified our dedication to Lee Falk's legacy and is based on the like-named Club mentioned occasionally in the newspaper strips.
Our Raison d'Ętre
To keep alive the memory of Lee Falk, creator of The Phantom
To meet regularly to share our pleasure in all things Phantom
To do this aided by good food and good wine in a refined and convivial atmosphere
To invite exceptional and interesting Phantom people to be guest speakers at these gatherings
To raise money through our activities for the New Children's Hospital at Westmead
To restrict membership utilising a philosophy based on purely random and whimsical selection by the Benevolent Dictators, Richard Fry and Tony Di Dio
The Children's Hospital at Westmead
On behalf of Helen and all connected with the Hospital, a big thankyou to all our Members.