Fountain of Youth

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Fountain of Youth
Start date: December 10th, 1944
End date: March 18th, 1945
# of strips: 15 (15 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Santa Claus Pirates"
Followed by: "Kingdom of the Wind"

"Fountain of Youth" is the 29th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

Mr Dodder have paid $100 0000 for the privilege to have a bath in the Fountain of Youth.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Mr Dodder, an old man.
  • Miss Fogey, an old lady.
  • Fountain of Youth agent #1.
  • Fountain of Youth agent #2.
  • The original company of Ponce de Leon.


  • Florida Everglades.
    • An old Spanish fort.


  • S.S. Raven, a yacht.

Behind the scenes

  • The title for this story is taken from the strip of December 3, 1944 (Next Week: The Fountain of Youth !).

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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