The Secret Mission
|The Secret Mission|
(Re-released in 2016)
|Start date:||February 15th, 1999|
|End date:||July 3rd, 1999|
|# of strips:||120 (20 weeks)|
|Preceded by:||"The Fisherman"|
|Followed by:||"Siege at Xanadu"|
In New York, two killings with the old signature "8" in bullet holes. The Chief calling Mandrake for help.
When the mystery is solved Mandrake and his friend are going on a cruise, - a secret mission.
- Captain Hooker, vice admiral in the navy.
- The Raft People
- The old sailor
- Benbova, drug smuggler and terrorist trainer.
- Kabal, Benbova's assistant.
- Gunny, a marine.
- Corporal Skilling, a marine.
- New York
- Panama Canal
- South Pacific
- Klipper Island, owned by Benbova.
- Phandrake, a giant navy yacht.
Behind the scenes
- At the deepwoods.org index the title for this story is "The Secret Mission", which is lifted from the plot.
- Narda is retelling the Sunday story The Raft People from 1948.
- Phandrake, named after The Phantom and Mandrake.
Re-released story in 2016
- Start date: 25 July 2016 / End date: 10 December 2016
This story has been published in the following publications:
- "Gizil gören", Sihirbaz Mandrake ve Abdullah (2009)