!!The Comics
* PromotedFanboy: Several "phans" of The Phantom have gone on to produce cover art for the Australian publication, including Jamie Johnson, Jeremy Macpherson, and Paul Agnew.

!!The Film
* CreatorBacklash: Producer Creator/JoeDante disowned the final cut but turned down an offer by the studio to have his name taken off the final product (a move he ended up regretting).
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Hey, Quill is Series/{{Dexter}}'s dad!
** Series/ThePrisoner is the father of the 21st Phantom.
** [[Film/{{Titanic 1997}} Evil fiancÚ Cal]] is secretly the Phantom!
** That one bully from ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' traded his 3-D glasses in for a shiny GoldTooth.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/BruceCampbell was the one originally sought for the role, but studio execs felt he wasn't a big enough box office draw. So they chose Creator/BillyZane instead.