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'''"Return of the Clay Camel"''' is the 82nd Mandrake [[daily story]].  
 
'''"Return of the Clay Camel"''' is the 82nd Mandrake [[daily story]].  
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== Plot Summary ==
 
== Plot Summary ==
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The Clay Camel, the world's cleverest thief and a master of quick perfect disguise, has decided to steal Princess Narda's crown jewels. Soon Mandrake and the Clay Camel find themselves in thrilling cat and mouse hunt. Where the Clay Camel tries to steal the crown jewels while Mandrake tries to catch him.
  
 
===Appearances===
 
===Appearances===
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*[[Mandrake]]
 
*[[Mandrake]]
 
*[[Narda]]
 
*[[Narda]]
*[[Chief Bradley]]
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*[[Chief Bradley|The Police Chief]]
  
 
'''One-time characters'''
 
'''One-time characters'''
*[[Higgins]]
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*Higgins, a police detective.
*[[Saki (The Clay Camel)]]
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*[[Saki (The Clay Camel)|The Clay Camel]]
*[[Tim]]
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*Tim, a police man.
 
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*The ambassador of Cockaigne.
 
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'''Locations'''
 
'''Locations'''
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*New York
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**Tenth and Pine.
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**Pine and Market.
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==Behind the scenes==
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*The title for this story is taken from the strip of May 23, 1955 (Beginning: Return of the Clay Camel).
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*Narda returns her crown jewels to the Royal Museum in Cockaigne.
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== Reprints ==
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This story has been published in the following publications:
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=== [[Image:mini_australia.gif]] Australia ===
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*"Return of the Clay Camel", [[Mandrake Comic 21|''Mandrake Comic'' #21]] (1956)
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=== [[Image:mini_brazil.gif]] Brazil ===
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*"A Volta do Camelo de Barro", [[Mandrake 18 (RGE)|''Mandrake'' #18]] (1956)
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*"O Camelo de Barro", [[Mandrake 291 (RGE)|''Mandrake'' #291]] (1980)
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=== [[Image:mini_finland.gif]] Finland ===
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*"Savikameli", [[Mustanaamio 23/1977|''Mustanaamio'' #23]] (1977)
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*"Savikameli", [[Sarjakirja 1/1988|''Sarjakirja'' #1]] (1988)
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=== [[Image:mini_france.gif]] France ===
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*"Le Chameau d'argile", [[Mandrake (Mondes Mystérieux) 16|''Mandrake'' #16]] (1963)
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*"Le masque d'argent", [[Mandrake (Mondes Mystérieux) 257|''Mandrake'' #257]] & [[Mandrake (Mondes Mystérieux) 258|''Mandrake'' #258]] (1970)
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*"Le retour du Chameau d'argile", [[Mandrake le Magicien (Collection Clair de lune) Volume 2 - 1953 à 1957|''Mandrake le Magicien (Collection Clair de lune) Volume 2 - 1953 à 1957'']]  (2012)
  
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=== [[Image:mini_italy.gif]] Italy ===
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*"Il cammello d'argilla", [[Il Vascello 11 (second series)|''Il Vascello'' #11]] (1959)
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*"Il cammello d'argilla", [[I Classici dell'Avventura 3|''I Classici dell'Avventura'' #3]] (1962)
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*"Il cammello d'argilla", [[Super Albo 128 - Mandrake (Fratelli Spada)|''Super Albo'' #128]] (1965)
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*"Il cammello d’argilla ritorna", [[New Comics Now 331|''Mandrake - New Comics Now'' #331]] (1994)
  
==Related stories==
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=== [[Image:mini_norway.gif]] Norway ===
===Follows===
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*"Leirkamelen", [[Serie-pocket 138 (Norway)|''Serie-pocket'' #138]] (1988)
  
===Referenced in===
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=== [[Image:mini_portugal.gif]] Portugal ===
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*"A Volta do Camelo de Barro"", [[Mundo de Aventuras 347|''Mundo de Aventuras'' #347]] to [[Mundo de Aventuras 358|''Mundo de Aventuras'' #358]] (1956)
  
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=== [[Image:mini_sweden.gif]] Sweden ===
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*"Lerkamelen", [[Fantomen 13/1977|''Fantomen'' #13]] (1977)
  
== Reprints ==
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=== [[Image:mini_yugoslavia.png]] Yugoslavia ===
This story has been published in the following publications:
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*"Мандрак и глинена камила" (romanized as "Mandrak i glinena kamila"), [[Politikin Zabavnik 987|''Politikin Zabavnik'' #987]] (1970)
  
 
[[Category:Daily stories|Return of the Clay Camel]]
 
[[Category:Daily stories|Return of the Clay Camel]]

Latest revision as of 10:40, 31 March 2017

Return of the Clay Camel
Md-1955-05-23.png
Start date: May 23rd, 1955
End date: July 16th, 1955
# of strips: 48 (8 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Inventor"
Followed by: "U-Hunt"

"Return of the Clay Camel" is the 82nd Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

The Clay Camel, the world's cleverest thief and a master of quick perfect disguise, has decided to steal Princess Narda's crown jewels. Soon Mandrake and the Clay Camel find themselves in thrilling cat and mouse hunt. Where the Clay Camel tries to steal the crown jewels while Mandrake tries to catch him.

Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Higgins, a police detective.
  • The Clay Camel
  • Tim, a police man.
  • The ambassador of Cockaigne.

Locations

  • New York
    • Tenth and Pine.
    • Pine and Market.


Behind the scenes

  • The title for this story is taken from the strip of May 23, 1955 (Beginning: Return of the Clay Camel).
  • Narda returns her crown jewels to the Royal Museum in Cockaigne.

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

Mini australia.gif Australia

Mini brazil.gif Brazil

Mini finland.gif Finland

Mini france.gif France

Mini italy.gif Italy

Mini norway.gif Norway

Mini portugal.gif Portugal

Mini sweden.gif Sweden

Mini yugoslavia.png Yugoslavia

  • "Мандрак и глинена камила" (romanized as "Mandrak i glinena kamila"), Politikin Zabavnik #987 (1970)