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Start date: March 25th, 1946
End date: June 1st, 1946
# of strips: 60 (10 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "Pleasant Valley"
Followed by: "The Jinx"

"Medusa" is the 39th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

An explorer comes back to civilization with a living Medusa. When she escapes petrified people pop up in her footsteps.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Crane, an explorer.
  • Mr. Burr, a banker.


  • New York City
    • Garden Gate

Behind the scenes

  • The title for this story is taken from the strip of March 23, 1946 (Beginning Next Week = "Medusa")
  • The Police Chief is married.

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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