What an oddball enterprise--an incredibly long animated flick targeted for kids but written in an adult sensibility! On the heels of a lackluster live-action THE PHANTOM (1996) film, this dark cartoon is recommended for adult connoisseurs who haunt collectors comic book dens and for
sophisticated children hooked on superhero sagas instead of classic literature.
In Metropia City in 2040, an ecological engineering student, Kit Walker (voice of Scott Valentine), discovers he has a dormant life purpose: to assume the identity of the environmentally-minded hero, the Phantom, once inhabited by Kit's late father. After an attack by Artificials on Kit's Aunt