Magnetic Island

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Magnetic Island
Start date: August 14, 1955
End date: November 20, 1955
# of strips: 15 (15 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "Universal Love"
Followed by: "The Castaway"

"Magnetic Island" is the 67th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

The Ocean Wind approaching a high black island, then the steel schooner mysteriously moves towards the island.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • A telegraphist, at The Ocean Wind
  • Captain on S.S. Gay
  • King Magno
  • Marko, a electronic wizard. aka King Magno


  • A high black island


  • S.S. Ocean Wind, Sir Harry's yacht.
  • S.S. Gay, a missing round-the-world cruise ship

Behind the scenes

  • At the index the title for this story is "Magnetic Island", which is lifted from the plot.

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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