The Ghost Lover

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The Ghost Lover
Start date: March 17th, 1963
End date: September 1st, 1963
# of strips: 25 (25 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Trade Commission"
Followed by: "The Double"

"The Ghost Lover" is the 92nd Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

Joan thinks she has fallen in love with a ghost and seek Mandrake for help.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Joan, a photographer.
  • Rolo 19, an observer from Magna and the ghost lover.



  • The watch given to Mandrake by Magnon, used to send a signal for help.

Behind the scenes

  • The story title is taken from the strip of March 17th, 1963 (Beginning: The Ghost Lover).
  • At Magna the average life span is three thousand years !

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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