Deadman's Gulch

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Deadman's Gulch
Start date: February 13, 1950
End date: March 11, 1950
# of strips: 24 (4 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "Mystery at the Bar-J Ranch"
Followed by: "The Beauty Collector"

"Deadman's Gulch" is the 55th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

A remnant of the old west, Deadman's Gulch, is the hangout for a hoodlum gang led by Bowleg Ben. The sheriff asks Mandrake for help to find out what the gang is up to.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • The sheriff
  • Bowleg Ben, a trainrobber.
  • Janet, Narda's aunt. Last strip only.


  • Mid west
    • Deadman's Gulch
    • Bar-J Ranch

Behind the scenes

  • The title for this story is taken from the plot.

Signifiant cover


This story has been published in the following publications:

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