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Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 1

    Mandrake In Hollywood. Story by Lee Falk. Art by Phil Davis. Cover by Fred Fredericks. Adventures of the comic strip magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips Jan. 1 - April 9, 1938, including the 11th Mandrake story and the first week of the 12th. In Hollywood, Mandrake gets a job at Granite Studios; meanwhile, child star Sonny, the most spoiled brat on Earth, has been kidnapped. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #2
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 2

    Story by Lee Falk. Art and cover by Phil Davis. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips April 11 - June 29, 1938, including the 12th Mandrake story and the first week of the 13th. Mandrake investigates the kidnapping of child star Sonny, the most spoiled brat on Earth; then, a woman seeking help crashes through Mandrake's window on horseback. Sonny The Child Movie Star; Mandrake and the Haunted House. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #3
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 3

    Story by Lee Falk. Art and cover by Phil Davis. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips June 29th - July 1938, including the 13th Mandrake story and the first part of the 14th. Mandrake helps a desperate woman investigate hauntings in the mansion she inherited from her grandfather; arrogant athlete Nick Blozz won't stop pestering a young heiress. Mandrake and the Haunted House; Blozz the Champion. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #4
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 4

    Mandrake in Love. Story by Lee Falk. Art and cover by Phil Davis. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips July - November 25th, 1938. The lovely Narda seeks Mandrake's help after her brother, Prince Segrid, gambles away the family fortune and tries to marry her off to a loathsome duke. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #5
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 5

    Story by Lee Falk. Art and cover by Phil Davis. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips November 26, 1938 - April 10, 1939. Mandrake helps Narda regain her fortune and break her engagement, leaving her free to pursue romance with Mandrake. Then, visiting a friend in the Southern swamplands, Mandrake encounters the ancient ghosts of Jean Lafitte and his pirate band. Mandrake in Love; The Deep South. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #6
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 6

    Story by Lee Falk. Art by Phil Davis. Cover by Bret Blevins. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips April 11, 1939 - February 28, 1940. After mummy sightings in the Orient Museum, the guards refuse to work the night shift. Mandrake, Lothar and female photographer Sonny decide to find the truth by spending the night in the museum. Cover by Marvel and DC artist Bret Blevins. The Deep South; The Museum Mystery. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #7
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 7

    Story by Lee Falk. Art by Phil Davis. Cover by Bret Blevins. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips February 29 - May 11, 1940. Investigating the mummy they saw in the museum, Mandrake and Sonny discover a secret passage to the museum vault and a plot to rob the museum of priceless artifacts. Cover by Marvel and DC artist Bret Blevins. The Museum Mystery; The Octopus Ring, part 1. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #8
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 8

    The Octopus Ring, part 2. Story by Lee Falk. Art by Phil Davis. Cover by Bret Blevins. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips May 12 - August 30, 1940. Government agents recruit Mandrake to expose a spy network known as The Octopus Ring. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #9
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 9

    The Octopus Ring, part 3. Story by Lee Falk. Art and cover by Phil Davis. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips August 31 to October 11, 1940. Mandrake helps US authorities take down the dreaded Octopus Ring spy network. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #10
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 10

    Story by Lee Falk. Art and cover by Phil Davis. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints From Mandrake The Magician daily strips December 5th, 1938 to February 4th, 1939 and September 4th-12th, 1939. Wealthy Mr. Rocks is visited by a couple in a spherical vessel who claim to be from Mars, but Mandrake suspects all is not as it appears. Visitors from Space; Mandrake in North Africa, part 1. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 11

    Mandrake in North Africa, part 2. Story by Lee Falk. Art and cover by Phil Davis. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips September 13 to November 23, 1939. Lothar must return to the African village of his birth when a witch doctor uses magic to terrorize villagers and American soldiers alike; Mandrake tags along to help. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #12
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 12

    Story by Lee Falk. Art and cover by Phil Davis. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips November 1939 to January 1940 and October-November 1940. In Africa, Mandrake helps Lothar battle Besa the witch doctor to save his home village. Then, the duo battles mountain bandits to rescue scientist Dr. White and his photographer daughter, Sonny. Mandrake in North Africa, part 3; The Mountain Bandits; The Octopus Ring, part 4. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #13
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 13

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    Story by Lee Falk. Art and cover by Phil Davis. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips November 4, 1940 to January 14, 1941. Enemy agents abduct Dr. Griff, whose electrical-projection machine will revolutionize air warfare, and Mandrake must rescue him before it's too late. The Octopus Ring, part 5; Dr Griff's Invention, part 1. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #14
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 14

    The Great Grando, part 2. Story by Lee Falk. Art and cover by Phil Davis. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips August 28 to September 16, 1941. The Great Grando storyline continues from continuing from Official Mandrake King Size (Pioneer 1989) #1. Once Mandrake's assistant, the brilliant Grando now uses his vast knowledge of magic for crime. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #15
    Official Mandrake (1988 $2.00-2.50) 15

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    Story by Lee Falk. Art by Fred Fredericks and Phil Davis. Cover by Phil Davis. Adventures of the crime-fighting magician, considered one of the first superheroes of comics. Reprints Mandrake The Magician daily strips September 17 to November 8th, 1941 and November 23 - December 28, 1986. Mandrake's final showdown with his evil ex-assistant, The Great Grando; Mandrake joins the search for the legendary sea monster called the Kraken. The Kraken storyline continues in Prince Valiant Monthly (1989 Pioneer) #1. The Great Grando, part 3; The Kraken, part 1. Final issue of the series; followed by Official Mandrake Monthly (1989) #1. 32 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.50.