The Flame Pearls Pt.6: The Witch of Tago
|The Flame Pearls Pt.6:|
The Witch of Tago
|Start date:||April 27th, 1941|
|End date:||June 22nd, 1941|
|# of strips:||9 (9 weeks)|
|Preceded by:||"The Flame Pearls Pt.5:|
The Ghost Ship"
|Followed by:||"The Flame Pearls Pt.7:|
Land of the Giants"
Mandrake is on a scientific expedition to the South Pacific, looking for flame colored pearls. Now they have reached the remote isle Tago, inhabitated by fierce tribes and a mysterious woman known as The Witch of Tago.
- Colonel Barton
- June, daughter of Colonel Barton.
- The Witch of Tago.
- Daughter of The Witch of Tago.
- Granddaughter of The Witch of Tago.
- South Pacific.
- Tago, a remote isle.
- S.S.Argos, Colonel Barton's yacht.
Behind the scenes
- The main title for this story is taken from the strip of April 14th, 1940 (Next Week: "The Flame Pearls"), while the sub title is lifted from the plot.
- The "Flame Pearls" story is a retelling of an ancient Greek myth; "Jason and the Golden Fleece".
This story has been published in the following publications:
- "no title", Novo Gibi #1814 (1953)
- "Tulihelmien mysteeri (VI): Tago -saaren noita", Mustanaamio #15 (1992)
- "La sorcière de la colline", Mandrake #330 (1971)
- "Les perles de flamme", L'âge d'or Mandrake #3 (1980)
- "La strega della collina", Mandrake #4 (1971)
- "Le perle di fiamma", L'epoca d'oro di Mandrake #3 (1980)
- "Heksen på Tago-øya", Fantomet #17 (1992)
- "La Isla de los Gigantes", Merlin el Mago Moderno #17 (194?)
- "Eldpärlorna", Allers Familj-Journal
- "Mysteriet med eldpärlorna del 5: Häxan på Tago-ön", Fantomen #11 (1992)
- King Comics (1942)