Mandrake and the Haunted House

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Mandrake and the Haunted House
Start date: May 16th, 1938
End date: July 9th, 1938
# of strips: 48 (8 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "Sonny the Child Movie Star"
Followed by: "Blozz the Champion"

"Mandrake and the Haunted House" is the 13th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

A young lady crashed into Mandrake's house on a horse. Ellen has inherited the Willows from her her grandfather, but the house is haunted.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Ellen
  • Don, Ellen's fiancé.
  • Lily Bell, Ellen's housekeeper.
  • Mrs. Woods, previous owner of the Willows.


  • New York (?)
    • Willows at Barker Road

Behind the scenes


  • The title for the story is taken from the plot.

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • "La casa degli spettri", Mandrake #8 (Comics Stars in the World 1976) note: Italian text.

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