Land of the Little People

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Land of the Little People
Start date: October 13, 1935
End date: March 1, 1936
# of strips: 21 (21 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "Land of the Fakirs"
Followed by: "The Circus People"

"Land of the Little People" is the 3rd Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

Mandrake and Lothar travel into a strange and unexplored mountain country. They soon befriended Prince Dano of the little people and his sweetheart Derina.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Dano, prince of the little people.
  • Derina, Prince Dano's sweetheart.
  • Taro, Derina's little brother.
  • Brekky, pet frog of Taro.
  • Bolo, man of the little people.
  • Og, King of the wooly men. Cannibals and hereditare enemies of the little people.


  • A mountain country northward the kingdom of Jehol Khan.
  • City of the little people.
  • Village of the wooly men.

Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story taken from the strip of October 13th, 1935 (Next week: Land of the Little People).

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • "No País dos Homens Minúsculos", Mandrake (1979)

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