Chamber into the X Dimension

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Chamber into the X Dimension
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Start date: August 30th, 1936
End date: March 7th, 1937
# of strips: 28 (28 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Circus People"
Followed by: "Prince Paulo the Tyrant"

"Chamber into the X Dimension" is the 5th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

Mandrake and Lothar meet professor Theobold who has invented a way to project people into the "X" Dimension. He has already projected his daughter into the "X" Dimension, but now he is unable to bring her back. Mandrake and Lothar volunteer to be themselves projected into the "X" Dimension, in order to seek Fran.

Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Fran, daughter of Professor Theobold
  • Wheel men, men of living-metal (in the X Dimension)
  • Tolac, a man (in the X Dimension)
  • Firebird, made of animated coal (in the X Dimension)
  • Carnivfern, a man-eating plant (in the X Dimension)
  • Plant people, living plants (in the X Dimension)
  • Syca, a tree man
  • Popo, a tree man
  • Crystal people
  • Grat, chief of the flesh men

Locations


Behind the scenes

  • At the deepwoods.org index the title for this story is "Chamber into the X Dimension", which is lifted from the plot.
  • Note: Mandrake using real magic in this story.

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

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