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== Plot Summary ==
 
== Plot Summary ==
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Mandrake and Lothar driving towards Moxley University in Pamet Vally. At a crossroads they stop at a gas station for some gas and to ask for directions about the road to Pamet Vally.
  
 
===Appearances===
 
===Appearances===
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'''Recurring characters'''
 
'''Recurring characters'''
 
*[[Mandrake]]
 
*[[Mandrake]]
*[[Narda]]
 
 
*[[Lothar]]
 
*[[Lothar]]
  
 
'''One-time characters'''
 
'''One-time characters'''
 
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*Man at the gas station.
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*Little Joe, a ''ghost hitch-hiker''.
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*Scarface, notorious gangster believed dead.
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*Lucky, notorious gangster believed dead.
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*Babyface, notorious gangster believed dead.
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*Mad-Dog, notorious gangster believed dead.
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*The Match King, famous swindler believed dead.
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*Wall Street Wally, famous swindler believed dead.
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*Diamond Ed, famous swindler believed dead.
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*Oil Ernie, famous swindler believed dead.
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*A Sheriff.
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'''Locations'''
 
'''Locations'''
 
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*Ghost Town
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**A gas station
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**Syinide Saloon
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*Pamet Valley, mentioned only.
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**Moxly U, mentioned only.
 
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==Related stories==
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==Behind the scenes==
===Follows===
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*The story title is taken from the strip of July 20, 1975 (Beginning: "Ghost Town").
 
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*[[Elizabeth Falk|Moxley U]], a university named after Lee Falk's wife.
===Referenced in===
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*[[Real_Life_References_-_Locations#Appearances_of_Cape_Cod_Addresses|Pamet]] Valley, refering to Lee Falk's summer house near Truro at Cape Cod.
  
 
== Reprints ==
 
== Reprints ==
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=== [[Image:mini_argentina.gif]] Argentina ===
 
=== [[Image:mini_argentina.gif]] Argentina ===
*"Pueblo fantasma", [[Sandokan 5|''Sandokan'' #5]] (1982)
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*"Pueblo Fantasma", [[Sandokan 5|''Sandokan'' #5]] (1982)
  
 
=== [[Image:mini_france.gif]] France ===
 
=== [[Image:mini_france.gif]] France ===
 
*"La ville des fantômes", [[Mandrake (Mondes Mystérieux) 439|''Mandrake'' #439]] (1978)
 
*"La ville des fantômes", [[Mandrake (Mondes Mystérieux) 439|''Mandrake'' #439]] (1978)
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*"La ville morte", [[Le Journal de Mickey|''Le Journal de Mickey'' #1364-#1369]] (1978)
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*"La ville morte", [[Mandrake (Les récits du Journal de Mickey) Volume 1|''Mandrake (Les récits du Journal de Mickey) Volume 1'']] (2015)
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*"La ville morte", [[Mandrake, intégrale du journal Mickey (Volume 1)|''Mandrake, intégrale du journal Mickey (Volume 1)'']] (2016 or 2017)
  
 
=== [[Image:mini_india.gif]] India ===
 
=== [[Image:mini_india.gif]] India ===
 
*"The Ghost Town", [[Indrajal Comics 265|''Indrajal Comics'' #265]] (1976)
 
*"The Ghost Town", [[Indrajal Comics 265|''Indrajal Comics'' #265]] (1976)
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*"பேய் நகரம்", [[Muthu Comics 63|''Mutu Comics'' #63]] (1977)
  
 
=== [[Image:mini_italy.gif]] Italy ===
 
=== [[Image:mini_italy.gif]] Italy ===
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*"La città dei fantasmi", [[Mandrake - Il Vascello - Serie Cronologica 84|''Mandrake'' #84]] (1978)
 
*"I fantasmi della città fantasma", [[New Comics Now 375|''Mandrake - New Comics Now'' #375]] (1997)
 
*"I fantasmi della città fantasma", [[New Comics Now 375|''Mandrake - New Comics Now'' #375]] (1997)
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=== [[Image:mini_portugal.gif]] Portugal ===
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*"A Cidade Fantasma", [[Jornal do Cuto 131|''Jornal do Cuto'' #131]] (1976)
  
 
=== [[Image:mini_turkey.gif]] Turkey ===
 
=== [[Image:mini_turkey.gif]] Turkey ===
 
*"Hayaletler Kasabası", [[Mandrake 151 (Tay)|''Mandrake'' #151]] (1977)
 
*"Hayaletler Kasabası", [[Mandrake 151 (Tay)|''Mandrake'' #151]] (1977)
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*"Hayaletler Kasabası", [[Mandrake Albüm 51 (Tay)|''Mandrake Albüm'' #51]]
 
*"Hayaletler Kasabası", [[Mandrake Albüm 151 (Tay)|''Mandrake Albüm'' #151]]
 
*"Hayaletler Kasabası", [[Mandrake Albüm 151 (Tay)|''Mandrake Albüm'' #151]]
 
*"Hayaletler Kasabası", [[Mandrake Süper Albüm 29 (Tay)|''Mandrake Süper Albüm'' #29]]
 
*"Hayaletler Kasabası", [[Mandrake Süper Albüm 29 (Tay)|''Mandrake Süper Albüm'' #29]]

Latest revision as of 08:06, 12 June 2019

Ghost Town
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Start date: July 20th, 1975
End date: November 2nd, 1975
# of strips: 16 (16 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "The Roadhouse"
Followed by: "The Plane Hijackers"

"Ghost Town" is the 127th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

Mandrake and Lothar driving towards Moxley University in Pamet Vally. At a crossroads they stop at a gas station for some gas and to ask for directions about the road to Pamet Vally.

Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Man at the gas station.
  • Little Joe, a ghost hitch-hiker.
  • Scarface, notorious gangster believed dead.
  • Lucky, notorious gangster believed dead.
  • Babyface, notorious gangster believed dead.
  • Mad-Dog, notorious gangster believed dead.
  • The Match King, famous swindler believed dead.
  • Wall Street Wally, famous swindler believed dead.
  • Diamond Ed, famous swindler believed dead.
  • Oil Ernie, famous swindler believed dead.
  • A Sheriff.

Locations

  • Ghost Town
    • A gas station
    • Syinide Saloon
  • Pamet Valley, mentioned only.
    • Moxly U, mentioned only.


Behind the scenes

  • The story title is taken from the strip of July 20, 1975 (Beginning: "Ghost Town").
  • Moxley U, a university named after Lee Falk's wife.
  • Pamet Valley, refering to Lee Falk's summer house near Truro at Cape Cod.

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

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