Mandrake's Wedding at Cockaigne
|Mandrake's Wedding at Cockaigne|
(Re-released in 2014)
|Start date:||January 27th, 1997|
|End date:||August 2nd, 1997|
|# of strips:||162 (27 weeks)|
|Preceded by:||"Scary Aliens"|
|Followed by:||"Mandrake's Wedding at the College of Magic"|
Theron wants to become a grandfather, so he left the College of Magic for the first time in four centuries. He went on a visit to Mandrake in New York, to persuade him to propose to Narda.
- Tragon, teacher at the College of Magic. Did try to steal the cube.
- Bansor, teacher at the College of Magic. Did try to steal the cube.
- The Green Gang, muggers in Central Park.
- Crazy Louie gang, bank robbers.
- Inter-Intel, mention only.
Behind the scenes
- At the deepwoods.org index the title for this story is "Mandrake's Wedding at Cockaigne". The story have no given title and is not about the wedding in Cockaigne. If lifted from the plot the title could be "Theron in New York" or "The Proposal".
- Mandrake's mother was a princess.
- Mandrake was back at the college for visit when Luciphor tried to steal the cube. After a mental fight Mandrake chased away Luciphor.
- Theron is unsure about his real age, but he remember hearing Columbus had just discovered America.
- Theron said there is only one crystal cube on Earth ?
- Theron said he throu the years had let his mind wandering thru the galaxy, seeing much. Also going back in time until the very beginning, the big bang.
- Theron leaving the crystal cube at Xanadu. Protected by a force field aroud in, hidden in a small safe in Mandrake's study.
Easter Eggs – Cameos
- The Phantom, on tv (strip of July 31, 1997).
Re-released story in 2014
- Start date: 6 October 2014 / End date: 11 April 2015
This story has been published in the following publications:
- "??" Diamond Comics Digest - Mandrake #65 (1998)