The Clairvoyant

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"The Clairvoyant"
Start date: January 29, 1939
End date: January 29, 1939
# of strips: 1 (1 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Flying Pass By"
Followed by: "City of Gold"

"The Clairvoyant" is the 5th Mandrake filler page in between the 10th and 11th Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

Swami had defrauded people out of money and the Police chief asked Mandrake to help nab him. When visiting Swami, Swami said, ".. and the crystal ball tells me if you place your money in my hand for one minute, prosperity will come to you". When Swami returned the money Mandrake found that he only gave back half of it. Mandrake gestures hypnotically.. And in the crystal ball Swami see himself behind the bars.


Recurring characters

One-time characters


  • US

Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story is taken from the plot. (a better title would be "Swami the Fortune-Teller")


This story has been published in the following publications:

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