Dr. Holton's Reputation
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|Dr. Holton's Reputation|
|Start date:||August 25th, 1996|
|End date:||February 9th, 1997|
|# of strips:||25|
|Preceded by:||"The Swarm"|
"Dr. Holton's Reputation" is the 174th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.
At a science forum Dr. Holton recieives the "Presidential Medal of Honor" for discovering the Swarm in outer space. In his acceptance speech he tells how he first heard of the Swarm; About Mandrake and the image of Emperor Magnon projected from the Central Galaxy. First his colleagues think he is joking, then that he is insane.
To restore Dr. Holton's and Mandrake's reputations Magnon sends Marshal Rodon to Earth...
Behind the scenes
- At the deepwoods.org index the title for this story is "Dr. Holton's Reputation", which is lifted from the plot.
- Mandrake is reading "Fantomen", a Swedish Phantom comic book.
This story has been published in the following publications:
- "no title" Comic World #4 (1998)
- "Dr. Holton's Reputation", Mandrake the Magician #1 (2021)