The Giant Head

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The Giant Head
Start date: March 21st, 1976
End date: June 13th, 1976
# of strips: 13 (13 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "Heavy"
Followed by: "Moxley University Robbers"

"The Giant Head" is the 130th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

Mandrake once again have phoned the president of Moxley U to tell he they have been delayed. On the road the see a giant head, when they investigate the mystery their car gets stolen.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • A sculptor.
  • The sculptor's wife.
  • Bank robber #1
  • Bank robber #2
  • A Sheriff.


  • The Desert
    • Highway 49

Behind the scenes

  • The story title is lifted from the strip of March 28, 1976 (Beginning: The Giant Head !).
  • Moxley U, a university named after Lee Falk's wife.

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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