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== Plot Summary ==
 
== Plot Summary ==
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At the university the eccentric Dr. Xoz' request for research found was refused and his job was terminated. He did try to contact the foundation and the town council to help him with the founds for his research. They all found him some kind of crackpot and refused to help.
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Dr. Xoz warned all about plague, if they did not help him so he could continue his work. First hundreds of dogs and thousands of rats invaded the town square. Then Dr. Xoz predict a plague that would destroy the town's industry.
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Narda found the story so interesting that she wanted to write a magazine article about Dr. Xoz. She visit Dr. Xoz at his lab in 27 North Pamet, but soon find Dr. Zox a bit to eccentric.
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Mandrake and Lothar rescued her in the Wollen Mills, sprayed with syntetic scent to attract millions of moths.
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After a furious chasing Dr. Xoz was sentenced to five years in prison. Mandrake manage to get him a lab in jail, as he said: "the line between fanatic and genius is something vague".
  
 
===Appearances===
 
===Appearances===
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*[[Mandrake]]
 
*[[Mandrake]]
 
*[[Lothar]]
 
*[[Lothar]]
*[[Jed]]
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*[[Jed]], at Inter-Intel.
*[[Hojo]]
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*[[Hojo]], at Xanadu.
  
 
'''One-time characters'''
 
'''One-time characters'''
*[[Dr. Xoz]]
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*Dr. Xoz, chromatograph expert.
 
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*Barbara, editor of a magazine and friend of Narda.
 
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'''Locations'''
 
'''Locations'''
 
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*New York
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*27 North Pamet, Dr. Xoz' address.
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*Wollen Mills, the only industry in the town.
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'''Organizations'''
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*[[Inter-Intel]]
 
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==Related stories==
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==Behind the scenes==
===Follows===
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===Title===
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*The title for the story taken from the strip of October 23, 1972 (Beginning: Dr. Xoz -- "Prof. of Smells").
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===Real Life References===
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*27 North [[Real_Life_References_-_Locations#Appearances_of_Cape_Cod_Addresses|Pamet]], refering to Lee Falk's summer house near Truro at Cape Cod.
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===Easter Eggs===
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*Dr Xoz has prison number [[39013|'''39013''']].
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Image:MD-1972-01-13-p.jpg|13 Jan, 1972
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</gallery>
  
===Referenced in===
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== Reprints ==
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This story has been published in the following publications:
  
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=== [[Image:mini_argentina.gif]] Argentina ===
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*"EL genio de los olores", [[Fantasía 229|''Fantasía'' #229]] (1973)
  
== Reprints ==
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=== [[Image:mini_brazil.gif]] Brazil ===
This story has been published in the following publications:
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*"O Louco Dr. Xoz", [[Mandrake 204 (RGE)|''Mandrake'' #204]] (1973)
  
 
=== [[Image:mini_finland.gif|border]] Finland ===
 
=== [[Image:mini_finland.gif|border]] Finland ===
*"Tri. XOZ", [[Mustanaamio 18/1986|''Mustanaamio'' 18/1986]]
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*"Tri. XOZ", [[Mustanaamio 18/1986|''Mustanaamio'' #18]] (1986)
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=== [[Image:mini_france.gif|border]] France ===
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*"Dangereux docteur Xoz", [[Spécial Mandrake (Mondes Mystérieux) - Nouvelle Série 7|''Spécial Mandrake'' #7]]
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*"Les parfums du professeur Xoz", [[Le Journal de Mickey|''Le Journal de Mickey'' #1735]]  (1985)
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*"Les parfums du professeur Xoz", [[Donald Magazine|''Donald Magazine'' #85-39]]  (1985)
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=== [[Image:mini_india.gif]] India ===
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*"The Eccentric Genius" [[Indrajal Comics 192|''Indrajal Comics'' #192]] (1973)
  
 
=== [[Image:mini_italy.gif]] Italy ===
 
=== [[Image:mini_italy.gif]] Italy ===
*"I flagelli del dottor Xoz", [[Mandrake Selezione 1|''Mandrake Selezione'' #4]] (1977)
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*"I flagelli del dottor Xoz", [[Mandrake Selezione 4|''Mandrake Selezione'' #4]] (1977)
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=== [[Image:mini_portugal.gif]] Portugal ===
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*"O Estranho Dr. XOZ", [[Mundo de Aventuras 40 (second series)|''Mundo de Aventuras'' #40]] (1974)
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=== [[Image:mini_spain.gif]] Spain ===
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*"El doctor Xoz", [[Supercomics Garbo 20|''Supercomics Garbo'' #20]] (1976)
  
 
=== [[Image:mini_sweden.gif]] Sweden ===
 
=== [[Image:mini_sweden.gif]] Sweden ===
*"Dr Xoz", [[Fantomen 5/1986|''Fantomen'' #5/1986]] (1986)
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*"Dr Xoz", [[Fantomen 5/1986|''Fantomen'' #5]] (1986)
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=== [[Image:mini_turkey.gif]] Turkey ===
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*"Çılgım Profesör", [[Mandrake 24 (Tay)|''Mandrake'' #24]] & [[Mandrake 25 (Tay)| #25]] (1974)
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*"Çılgım Profesör", [[Mandrake Albüm 8 (Tay)|''Mandrake Albüm'' #8]] & [[Mandrake Albüm 9 (Tay)| #9]]
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*"Çılgım Profesör", [[Mandrake Albüm 211 (Tay)|''Mandrake Albüm'' #211]] & [[Mandrake Albüm 212 (Tay)| #212]]
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*"Çılgım Profesör", [[Mandrake 25 (Tay second series)|''Mandrake'' #25]] & [[Mandrake 26 (Tay second series)| #26]]
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*"Çılgım Profesör", [[Mandrake Süper Albüm 7 (Tay)|''Mandrake Süper Albüm'' #7]]
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*"Çılgım Profesör", [[Mandrake Süper Albüm 45 (Tay)|''Mandrake Süper Albüm'' #45]]
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=== [[Image:mini_usa.gif]] USA ===
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*"Dr Xoz Prof. of Smells", [[The Menomonee Falls Gazette 47|''The Menomonee Falls Gazette'' from #47]] to [[The Menomonee Falls Gazette 58| #58]] (1972/1973)
  
=== [[Image:mini_yugoslavia.png|border]] Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia===
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=== [[Image:mini_yugoslavia.png|border]] Yugoslavia===
 
*"Suludi profesor", [[Super EKS Almanah 15|''Super EKS Almanah'' #15]] (1981)
 
*"Suludi profesor", [[Super EKS Almanah 15|''Super EKS Almanah'' #15]] (1981)
*"Suludi profesor", [[Mandrak magazin 9|''Mandrak magazin'' #9]] (1990)
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*"Suludi profesor", [[Mandrak magazin 9|''Mandrak magazin'' #9]] (1989)
  
[[Category:Daily stories|Dr Xoz Prof. of Smells)]]
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[[Category:Daily stories|Xoz Prof. of Smells, Dr)]]

Revision as of 13:46, 10 June 2019

Dr Xoz Prof. of Smells
Md-1972-10-23.png
Start date: October 23rd, 1972
End date: January 13th, 1973
# of strips: 72 (12 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "Trail of the Pusher"
Followed by: "The Ratmen of Rodencia"

"Dr Xoz Prof. of Smells" is the 152nd Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

At the university the eccentric Dr. Xoz' request for research found was refused and his job was terminated. He did try to contact the foundation and the town council to help him with the founds for his research. They all found him some kind of crackpot and refused to help.

Dr. Xoz warned all about plague, if they did not help him so he could continue his work. First hundreds of dogs and thousands of rats invaded the town square. Then Dr. Xoz predict a plague that would destroy the town's industry.

Narda found the story so interesting that she wanted to write a magazine article about Dr. Xoz. She visit Dr. Xoz at his lab in 27 North Pamet, but soon find Dr. Zox a bit to eccentric.

Mandrake and Lothar rescued her in the Wollen Mills, sprayed with syntetic scent to attract millions of moths.

After a furious chasing Dr. Xoz was sentenced to five years in prison. Mandrake manage to get him a lab in jail, as he said: "the line between fanatic and genius is something vague".

Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Dr. Xoz, chromatograph expert.
  • Barbara, editor of a magazine and friend of Narda.

Locations

  • New York
  • 27 North Pamet, Dr. Xoz' address.
  • Wollen Mills, the only industry in the town.

Organizations


Behind the scenes

Title

  • The title for the story taken from the strip of October 23, 1972 (Beginning: Dr. Xoz -- "Prof. of Smells").

Real Life References

  • 27 North Pamet, refering to Lee Falk's summer house near Truro at Cape Cod.

Easter Eggs

  • Dr Xoz has prison number 39013.

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

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Mini india.gif India

Mini italy.gif Italy

Mini portugal.gif Portugal

Mini spain.gif Spain

Mini sweden.gif Sweden

Mini turkey.gif Turkey

Mini usa.gif USA

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