The Brass Monkey

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The Brass Monkey
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Start date: December 16th, 1946
End date: March 22th, 1947
# of strips: 84 (14 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "Felina"
Followed by: "HRH Cuddles"

"The Brass Monkey" is the 42th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

A mysterious master thief commits a series of spectacular robberies. The master of disguises leaves a small symbol at the crime scene, a brass monkey.


Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Van Kragg, a Dutch diamond cutter.

Locations

  • New York
    • City Art Museum.
    • Brisbane prison.

Objects

  • The Corona pearls.
  • The Kolno diamond.
  • The Royal Scarab.


Behind the scenes

  • The title for this story is taken from the strip of December 14, 1946 (Beginning Next Week: "The Brass Monkey!")
  • The Brass Monkey said her father, the Clay Camel, died of pneumonia.

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

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