Roc Island

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Roc Island
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Start date: July 7th, 1946
End date: November 3rd, 1946
# of strips: 18 (18 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Singing Devils"
Followed by: "Kingdom of Marvel"

"Roc Island" is the 34th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

As our friends fly over strange country. Suddenly their plane begins to sputter and they have to make a forced landing. At the ground, they find that a nearby village seems to be hit by a tornado. The villagers said that they for several months has been plagued by winged monsters. Then two roc's attacks. Horrified, Narda watches Mandrake and Lothar disappear in the clawas of the winged monsters.

Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Leader of the villagers
  • A boy, in the village
  • Gunman #1, at Roc Island
  • Gunman #2, at Roc Island
  • Baron, ruler of Roc Island
  • A radio man, at Roc Island

Locations

  • Strange country
    • A village
  • Roc Island, a small volcanic island.

Vehicles

  • An aircraft carrier.

Behind the scenes

  • The title for this story is taken from the strip of June 30, 1946 (Beginning Next Week = "Roc Island").
  • The previous story ending when our friends slowly ride back to the yacht. Then, this story starts with our friends flying over a strange country.

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

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