Return of the Mirror People

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Return of the Mirror People
Start date: August 24, 1964
End date: January 2, 1965
# of strips: 144 (19 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Chief"
Followed by: "The Team"

"Return of the Mirror People" is the 126th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

While sleeping in front of a mirror, Narda's mirror image Adran talked to her. Once again Narda was kidnapped into the strange mirror world - where everything was opposite from our world. Old ladies attacking those who want to help them over the streets, and corporals were the leading officers while the generals was lower officers.

The criminal Ekardnam had invented a strange machine and with the machine the mirror world was able to look into our world - through the mirrors. At the same time Ekardnam also find a secret formula, which sprayed on the backside of mirrors, made them able to walk through the mirrors and into our word. As conquers. Narda ended in our world with the half recipes of the "walking through mirror" spray and only with the half of the recipes left in the mirror world Ekardnam was not able to make the spray anymore - and the passage between the worlds again was closed.


Recurring characters

  • Mandrake
  • Lothar
  • Narda
  • Ekardnam, in the Mirror World an evil opposites of Mandrake.
  • Rahtol, in the Mirror World an evil opposites of Lothar.
  • Adran, in the Mirror World an evil opposites of Narda.

One-time characters


Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story taken from the strip of August 24, 1964 (Beginning: Return of the Mirror People).

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • "நிழல் எது? நிஜம் எது ?", Mutu Comics #312 (2007)

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