Mandrake the Magician 42 (Page Publications)

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Mandrake the Magician #42
Cover artist: unknown
Country/language: Mini australia.gif Australia / English
Format: 14 × 19,5 cm
Pages: 26 pgs, b/w
Publishing date: 1966 (?)
Publishing company: Page Publications
Preceded by: Mandrake the Magician #41
Followed by: none


Mandrake stories

Other comics

  • "Mrs Fitz" by Frank Roberge.
  • "The Flop Family" by Swan.


There is no date printed on the cover or inside. But on the back cover there is an ad from Vogue Distributors: "Slot Car Scoop" (manufactured by K&B and Aurora), ideal christmas or birthday gift. K&B produced their first slot car series in 1964, then a second series in 1965. In 1966 (August ?) Aurora Corporation of NY bought K&B and issued a new series of 1/32 scala kits, and the ad on the back cover of Mandrake #42 is from this series. The ad mentions christmas so the Mandrake #42 might be from November - December 1966.

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