Leppington comic book writer becomes first Australian woman to pen The Phantom

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By Jess Layt
Updated April 13 2021 - 7:21am, first published April 12 2021 - 6:20am
Big deal: Leppington's Julie Ditrich has become the first official Australian female comic book writer to write for The Phantom. Picture: Simon Bennett

The Phantom is one of the longest-running comic titles in the world, and Leppington's Julie Ditrich has just become the first Australian woman to write for the beloved title.

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Jess Layt

Journalist

Hi! I've been a journalist with the Advertiser newspapers in Macarthur since 2014, covering all sorts of news, entertainment and sport. I also write movie reviews.