(November 1956)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "MANDRAKE, THE MAGICIAN, No. 752." Code number is MANDRAKE O.S. #752-5611. Copyright 1956 by King Features Syndicate, Inc. Based on the King Features newspaper strip "Mandrake the Magician."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mandrake the Magician / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Characters:
Mandrake
Keywords:
doves; stage magic; treasure chests

Mandrake's Magic (Table of Contents)

Mandrake the Magician / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Stan Campbell
Inks:
Stan Campbell
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mandrake
Synopsis:
A simplified explanation of Mandrake's hypnotic magic.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Illustrations and text on a gray background. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Magic Maker (Table of Contents)

Mandrake the Magician / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Lee Falk (plot); Paul S. Newman; Marshall McClintock
Pencils:
Stan Campbell
Inks:
Stan Campbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Characters:
Mandrake the Magician; Narda; Dr. Phantasmo (villain, intro)
Synopsis:
Mayoral candidate Burke Cavan hires rogue magician Dr. Phantasmo to use his hypnotic powers to disrupt the campaign of this opponent, incumbent Mayor Hillford.

Indexer Notes

The villain Dr. Phantasmo has the same name as an old Dell super-hero. Script, plot, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Tide of Treachery (Table of Contents)

Mandrake the Magician / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Lee Falk (plot); Paul S. Newman; Marshall McClintock
Pencils:
Stan Campbell
Inks:
Stan Campbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Characters:
Mandrake; Lothar; Narda
Synopsis:
While on a vacation cruise along the North Atlantic coast of Canada, Mandrake, Lothar, and Narda become involved in a plot to force fishermen out of business in order to buy their property on Bundy Bay, a place of extreme high and low tides.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on the back cover in color. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." The location of the story is based on the Bay of Fundy, in between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Canada. Script, plot, pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mandrake the Magician
  2. 1. Mandrake's Magic
    Mandrake the Magician
  3. 2. The Magic Maker
    Mandrake the Magician
  4. 3. Tide of Treachery
    Mandrake the Magician
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