The Aftermath

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The Aftermath
Start date: November 26, 1962
End date: Mars 9, 1963
# of strips: 90 (15 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The First Visitors"
Followed by: "Smuggler's Luck"

"The Aftermath" is the 119th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

Mandrake, and Lothar Narda driving through the desert, passing a closed bomb test area. Something strange has happened inside the radioactive area, and soon Mandrake and Lothar fights strange snapping plants and deadly giant termites.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Abner, a farmer.


  • Nevada (?)

Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story taken from the strip of November 26, 1962 (Beginning: The Aftermath).
  • Abner, might refering to Al Capp's "Li'l Abner".
  • Mandrake is driving a 1962 Lincoln Continental.

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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