Employment Agency

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Employment Agency
Start date: March 3, 1958
End date: May 24, 1958
# of strips: 72 (12 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The New-Type Radio"
Followed by: "Narda's Adventure"

"Employment Agency" is the 96th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

Mrs. Turner came to the police station to report an employment agency. Across sthe street she have something strange. All day people go in, mostly young, but only the old ones came back out.

Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Mrs. Turner,
  • Jerry, a police man.


Behind the scenes

  • The title for this story is taken from the strip of March 3, 1958 (Beginning: Employment Agency).
  • A mystery: When Mandrake suggest he and Narda could pretend to be a married couple her response is: As it happens we're not a married couple and then -icy silence. Else, the story provides no understanding that marriage is an issue between them.

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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