Return to X

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Return to X
Start date: February 10th, 1974
End date: June 13th, 1974
# of strips: 21
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "The Bank Robbery"
Followed by: "Galaxy War"

"Return to X" is the 124th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

Something terrible has happeend in "X" and Fran calls Mandrake for help. Mandrake seeks out Professor Theobold and once again he and Lothar visit the strange alien dimension, X.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Wheel men, men of living-metal (in "X")
  • Plant people, living plants (in "X")
  • Firebird, made of living coal (in "X")
  • Flesh men (in "X")
  • Rhoda, a flesh men girl
  • Crystal men (in "X")


Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story is taken from the strip of February 10, 1974 (Beginning: "Return to X").

Related stories

Refers to


This story has been published in the following publications:

Signifiant covers

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  • "Leiðin til X", Vísir November 2, 1974 – March 26, 1975

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