Afternoon with Lothar

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"The Visit"
Start date: January 8th, 1939
End date: January 8th, 1939
# of strips: 1 (1 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Fisherman"
Followed by: "The Annoying"

"Afternoon with Lothar" is the 2nd Mandrake filler page in between the 10th and 11th Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

A quiet afternoon Mandrake takes a little nap, while Lothar stops by to visit his friend Leonard. While Lothar waits for his friend to show up two burglars come in. In the struggle that follows a burning lamp is overturned and the lion escapes. And on the top floor of the burning house, there are a woman and one child. Back at home Mandrake asks what Lothar has done all afternoon. "Nothing", Lothar says, "Me visit friend. Him wasn't home".


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Leonard, the liontamer. mentioned only


  • US

Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story is taken from the strip of January 1, 1939 (Next Week = Afternoon with Lothar).


This story has been published in the following publications:

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