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Mandrake The Magician

By Falk & Davis


About Mandrake The Magician

A true classic and a standard among adventure and science fiction strips, Mandrake the Magician has been thrilling readers since 1934.

Mandrake the Magician was created by Lee Falk during the Great Depression, and ever since then, the dapper, mustached magician has remained one of the most famous characters in the comic strip medium, his adventures appearing in newspapers worldwide.

Mandrake uses his legendary powers of hypnotism and illusion for everything from combating crime to saving far-off planets, and has worked his debonair magic to find a place in the hearts of comics fans everywhere.

Meet the Creators

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    Fred Fredericks

    Fred Fredericks was born in 1929 in Atlantic City, N.J. and was in the Marine Corps from 1950-1953. Fredericks went to Cartoonists and Illustrators School now the School of Visual Arts on the GI Bill. He wrote and illustrated history comic strips in regional papers. In 1960, he began working with the Dell and Gold […]

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    Lee Falk

    Leon Lee Falk created two of the most successful and longest-running action-adventure strips in the history of comic art: Mandrake the Magician and The Phantom. Falk was born in St. Louis in 1911. He was a graduate of the University of Illinois. He spent four years writing copy and directing radio shows for an advertising agency in St. […]

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