Old Folks

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Old Folks
Start date: April 10th, 1977
End date: July 17th, 1977
# of strips: 15 (15 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "Mysterious Bigfoot"
Followed by: "The Three Brothers"

"Old Folks" is the 134th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

Mandrake and Lothar have reached a small town and doing a magic show at the senior citizens' center. But the town has a problem with muggers, terrorizing the old folks.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Lily Tremont, an old-time singer.
  • The Great Basil, Mandrakes father - mentioned only.


  • The mountains
  • A Senior Citizens' Center

Behind the scenes


  • The story title is taken from the strip of April 10, 1977 (Beginning: Old Folks).

Easter Eggs

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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