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Mandrake the magician
Bib ID 4738467
Format JournalJournal [text, still image, volume]
Uniform Title Mandrake the magician (Consolidated Press)
Description Sydney : Consolidated Press, [1938]-[1948?] 
[6] volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 37 cm 
Series

Australian Comics Collection (Specific issues).

McGee Comics Collection (Specific issues).

Full contents
  • [No. 1]. The slave mart of Tygandi ; The lost world ; The evil spirit of the cobra
  • No. 2. Mandrake in America ; Mandrake in Hollywood
  • [No. 3]. The Great Grando
  • [No. 4]. Introducing Doctor Congo, the modern witch doctor ; The amazing case of the mirror world
  • [No. 5]. The rumor factory ; The earthshaker
  • [No. 6, orange cover]. Introducing Doctor Congo, the modern witch doctor ; The amazing case of the mirror world
 
Biography/History

"The first issue (unnumbered) was advertised for sale in The Australian Women's Weekly, 22 October 1938" -- AusReprints website.

"Mandrake the Magician [was] created by Lee Falk before he created The Phantom ... Phil Davis soon took over as the strip's illustrator, while Falk continued to script" -- Wikipedia.

Numbering Note Not all issues have a number or date designation. 
Notes

Cover title.

Life Dates Began in October 1938 ; Ceased in 1948? 
Subjects Mandrake (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc.  |  Mandrake (Fictitious character) -- Periodicals.  |  Magicians -- Comic books, strips, etc.  |  Magicians -- Periodicals.
Form/genre Comics (Graphic works)
Other authors/contributors Falk, Lee, 1911-1999, author, artist  |  Davis, Phil, 1906?-1964, artist
Also Titled

[No. 1]: Mandrake the magician : thrilling adventures of the world's greatest wonder worker

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    Collect from: Main Reading Room
    Call Number: Nq 741.5994 STO
    Spine/Cover Title: Australian Comics Collection - folio sized box
    Status: Available
    Items/Issues Held: [No. 3]
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    Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
    Call Number: SR 741.5 M145
    Status: Available
    Items/Issues Held: [No. 3]
    Details Collect From
    Nq 741.5994 STO
    Copy: N pbk
    Label: Australian Comics Collection - folio sized box
    Main Reading Room
    SR 741.5 M145 Special Collections Reading Room

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