|The Police Chief|
|First appearance:||"The Theatre Mysteries"|
|Created by:||Lee Falk and Phil Davis|
The Police Chief is a character from the Mandrake the Magician comic strip.
Fictional Character Biography
The New York City Police Chief, mostly just called "Chief", is one of Mandrake's oldest friends. At the Police HQ he created the "Silly Stuff Dept." for absurd and unbelievable cases that only Mandrake could solve.
The Police Chief is a widower and has been both mother and father to his only son, Chris. Although it never mentioned he must also have a daughter older than Chris, since he has a granddaughter.
Some of the stories where the Chief has featured most prominently are:
|1940||Sunday||"The Theatre Mysteries"|
|1941||Daily||"The Great Grando"|
|1946||Daily||"The Brass Monkey"|
|1949||Daily||"The Amazing Ray"||Family: The Chief is married|
|1960||Daily||"The Rockaby Thief"||Mentioned by name: Chief Bates|
|1964||Daily||"The Chief"||Family: Chris, The Chief is a widower|
|1985||Daily||"The Supercomputer"||Mentioned by name: Chief Bradley|
|1998||Daily||"Mandrake's Wedding at Xanadu"||Mentioned by name: Chief Brand|
|1998||Daily||"The Fisherman"||Mentioned by name: Chief Brad|