The Ocean Wind

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The Ocean Wind
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Start date: July 25, 1954
End date: December 12, 1954
# of strips: 21 (21 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Tomb"
Followed by: "The Sleeping Forest"

"The Ocean Wind" is the 63rd Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

Mandrake and Narda are on a around-the-world cruise on the "Ocean Wind". When they made a stop at an tropical isle someone tried to defraud Harry to buy an island with centaurs. Next they where attacked by zeppelin pirates, then they saw a strange sight. An old man riding on a leaping porpoise, blowing on a silver whisle.

Appearances

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Sir Harry, one of the world's richest men - hunter, sportsman, collector..
  • Baron Burle, a swindler
  • Swindler #
  • Zeppelin pirates
  • An old man, who grew up on the ocean

Locations

  • A tropical island
  • Los Hope Isle, a small tropical island

Vehicles

  • S.S. Ocean Wind, Sir Harry's yacht.

Behind the scenes

  • The story title is from the strip of July 18, 1954 (Next Week: The Ocean Wind -).

Reprints

This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • "Kentauren" & "Zeppelinpiratene" & "Mannen med sølvfløyten", Fantomet #21, #6 and #9 (2000-2001)

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  • "O Mistério dos Centauros", Tigre #2 (1955) (note: first part)

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