Cloud City

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Cloud City
Start date: March 7th, 1943
End date: November 7th, 1943
# of strips: 36 (36 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "Mystery of the Girls with Red Hair"
Followed by: "Gloria Golden"

"Cloud City" is the 24th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

Mandrake and Lothar find themselves in a cabin of a powerful bomber. Our magician have been chosen for a secret mission, to put some secret dispatches in the hand of the general. The second day in the air they reach the great mountains. Flying in dense clouds over the vast mountain range the plane suddenly turns topsy-turvy.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Captain Pat, a pilote.
  • King Ozon of Aar.
  • Princess Aera of Aar.
  • Hawc, a clodman.
  • Grak, prehistoric giant birds. like flying sharks.
  • A colonel.


  • US
  • The Himalayas ?
  • Aar, the cloud city.

Behind the scenes

  • At the index the title for this story is "Cloud City", which is lifted from the plot.

Signifiant covers

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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