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Latest revision as of 13:55, 12 June 2019

The Butterfly Man
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Start date: February 24, 1964
End date: June 13, 1964
# of strips: 96 (16 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Disturber"
Followed by: "The Chief"

"The Butterfly Man" is the 124th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

At the top of a telephon pole a strange man with a butterfly net appear out of the air. When Mandrake following the strange man, he vanished into an invisible hole in the air. And found himself in a weird landscape of violet light. A parallel world where giant praying mantis are the masters and human look alike baghs are similar as insects, while mekax are human look alike robots.

Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Bud, a telephon lineman.
  • Clem, a farmer.
  • Min, Clem's wife.
  • Mac, works at the police station.
  • Mekax, the Butterfly man - a robot.
  • Baghs, tiny man alike ants.

Locations


Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story taken from the strip of February 24, 1964 (Beginning: The Butterfly Man).
  • This is the last daily story where one can see Mandrake lights a cigarette.

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

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