Scary Aliens

From MandrakeWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Scary Aliens
(Re-released in 2014)
Start date: September 30th, 1996
End date: January 25th, 1997
# of strips: 102 (17 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "Alibi Algie"
Followed by: "Mandrake's Wedding at Cockaigne"

"Scary Aliens" is the 224th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

One night a timetraveler in an UFO kidnaps Mandrake to the year 51 199. She telling a strange story: About year 2500 the earth was destroyed in a nuclear war. Thousands of survivirs fled in space, to the Moon. At Earth some islands was saved from radiation. At the ocean bottom, safe from radiation of nuclear wars, they made copies of ancient cities; Cairo, Paris, New York, Xanadu ..


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • "Narda" - Bozz of the time, past, present and future - femal ruler on Earth in year 51 199.
  • Bozz of paving and potholes - femal ruler on Earth in year 51 199. Mentioned only.
  • Bozz of everything else - femal ruler on Earth in year 51 199.Mentioned only.


Behind the scenes


  • The title for the story is liftet from the movie title that Mandrake and Narda looks at in the beginning of the story.

Mandrake Lore

  • "Narda" - Bozz of the time, is a descendant of Mandrake and Narda.
  • "Narda" - Bozz of the time said that Mandrake will marry and have two children.

Easter Eggs – Cameos

  • The Phantom, on a boys cap (Strip of September 30th, 1996).

Re-released story in 2014


  • Start date: 9 June 2014 / End date: 4 October 2014


This story has been published in the following publications:

Mini finland.gif Finland

Mini india.gif India

Mini norway.gif Norway

Mini sweden.gif Sweden

Mini usa.gif USA