The Lost City

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The Lost City
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Start date: June 15th, 1986
End date: November 16th, 1986
# of strips: 23
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "The Central Galaxy"
Followed by: "The Kraken"

"The Lost City" is the 155th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

On an archeological dig in tropical land Dr. Archland diccovered a stele with ancient writing. He found the carving as an ancient puzzle guide to Mayora, the city of jewels. Now he want Mandrake to help him with two problems. First a gang of thugs are after him, second he need help to understand the puzzling guide to Mayora.

Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Dr. Archland, an archeolog
  • Toby, leader of the thugs

Locations

  • A tropical land
    • Mayora, the city of jewels
  • New York City

Behind the scenes

  • At the deepwoods.org index the title for this story is "The Lost City", which is lifted from the plot.
  • The strip of September 28, 1986 is a Defenders of the Earth promotion. Similar strip also in The Phantom and Flash Gordon Sundays.

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

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