The Conquerors

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The Conquerors
Start date: September 17th, 1951
End date: November 17th, 1951
# of strips: 54 (9 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Face Mystery"
Followed by: "The Million Dollar Loaf"

"The Conquerors" is the 64th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

The "Googies" lived on a distant planet in another galaxy. Their planet was drying up and without water they had to leave. They built a huge space ship and landed on Earth in the year 1651.

They found mice a handy size, and trained them as mounts and beast of burden. Due to their size they found they could live between the walls of peoples houses, haylofts and henhouses. They clamed they had conqured the Earth. That the people was their slaves, working for them, feeding and clothing them.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Googies, small people.


  • New York

Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story is given in the strip of September 17, 1951 (Beginning: The Conquerors).

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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