The Cloud Men
|The Cloud Men|
|Start date:||February 27th, 1983|
|End date:||September 4th, 1983|
|# of strips:||28|
|Preceded by:||"El Dorado"|
|Followed by:||"Evil Star"|
At the tiny Harrison University Professor Alberto did research on anti-gravity. He was fired in disgrace when he demand police protection from the cloud men. Now he had sent a telegram to Mandrake, asking for help.
Using professor Alberto's anti-gravity-belt Mandrake visit Cloudland and was told a strange story: Eons ago the Cloud men came to Earth, to colonize the planet. But every time they had build a new city the large dinosaurs manage to destroy them, so they had to destroy them. After they had ended the dinosaurs there were other endless problems; volcanos, floods, earthquakes, glaciers and ice ages, fierce predators, cave men and on. Then the Cloud men took to the air.
Behind the scenes
- At the deepwoods.org index the title for this story is "The Cloud Men", which is lifted from the plot.
- Harrison University named after Lee Falk's middle name.
This story has been published in the following publications:
- "Night Visitors from the Sky", Indrajal Comics Vol. 22 No. 2 (1985)
- "Antigravità", Mandrake - New Comics Now #108 (1984)