The Face Mystery

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The Face Mystery
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Start date: July 16th, 1951
End date: September 15th, 1951
# of strips: 54 (9 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "Mandrake's Birthday"
Followed by: "The Conquerors"


"The Face Mystery" is the 63th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

That ten different stores were robbed at almost the same moment, all over the state, in not a mystery. But if the robber is the same man, and he is in prison, it is.

Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Punchy, a prisoner.
  • Horseface Harry, a prisoner.
  • Vic, a robber chief.
  • Sal, girlfriend of Vic.

Locations

  • New York
    • Wharf Lane, hideout of Vic.


Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story is given in the strip of July 16, 1951 (Beginning: The Face Mystery).

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

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