Siege at Xanadu

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Siege at Xanadu
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(Re-released in 2016)
Start date: July 5th, 1999
End date: October 9th, 1999
# of strips: 84 (14 weeks)
Writer: Fred Fredericks
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "The Secret Mission"
Followed by: "The Haunted Ballroom"

"Siege at Xanadu" is the 232st Mandrake daily story. The story was written and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

A dark night in a dangerous section of town Luciphor seeks Derek. The two brothers have one thing in common, their brother Mandrake who a while back took away most of their power. They found that if they joined forces their power increased enough that they could destroy Mandrake and then get hold of the crystal cube.

Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

Locations

  • New York City
    • Xanadu
    • Whitey Chop House, a run-down night-club in a dangerous section of town

Objects


Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story is taken from the strip of July 5, 1999 (Beginning: Siege at Xanadu).
  • In the strip of August 8: In his hotelroom Derek looking at The Slam Evil (The Phantom movie).
  • In the strip of August 19: Luciphor's car, 39013 on the license plate.
  • In the strip of August 31: Derek reading Frew, a Phantom comic book.

Re-released story in 2017

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  • Start date: 12 December 2016 / End date: 18 March 2016

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

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