The Space Pack

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The Space Pack
Start date: September 5th, 1971
End date: November 21st, 1971
# of strips: 12 (12 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "The College of Magic"
Followed by: "The Garden of the Inca"

"The Space Pack" is the 114th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

A friend of Mandrake, the astronomer Bob, observed something strange in the asteroid belt. Astriodes vanished, almost like something ate it. Mandrake calling Magnon about the mystery..


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Bob, an astronomer
  • Captain Fortor, of the Galactic Intelligence Service
  • Space Pack, an alien life form able to eat anything including metal and rock
  • The Admiral on Magnon's flagship



  • A galactic watch, sends a signal to Magnon.

Behind the scenes

  • The story title is taken from the strip of September 5, 1971 (Beginning: The Space Pack!).


This story has been published in the following publications:

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