Mystery of the Girls with Red Hair

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Mystery of the Girls with Red Hair
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Start date: November 8th, 1942
End date: February 28th, 1943
# of strips: 17 (17 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "Pacifica"
Followed by: "Cloud City"

"Mystery of the Girls with Red Hair" is the 23rd Mandrake Sunday story. The story was probably written by others than Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

Back in the US June and Jimmy have a small, quiet wedding. Junes sister, the red haired Gloria, was to come home for June's wedding but something have happend, she has disappeared. The police are dealing with a similar mystery, twelve girls with red hair are missing.

Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Colonel Barton
  • June, daughter of Colonel Barton.
  • Private Jimmy, a marine.
  • Gloria, daughter of Colonel Barton.
  • Miss Martin, a policewoman.
  • Griswold, mentioned only.
  • Craven, an old man.
  • Lilly, Craven's blond houskeeper and Griswold's daughter

Locations

  • New York
  • Craven's mountain estate.
  • Griswold Gold Mines, in the western mountain area

Behind the scenes

  • The title for this story is taken from the strip of November 8, 1942 (Beginning The Mystery of the Girls with Red Hair).

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

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