The Haunted Range

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The Haunted Range
Start date: October 30th, 1938
End date: December 25th, 1938
# of strips: 9 (9 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "Mandrake and Lothar at the Carnival"
Followed by: "The Fisherman"

"The Haunted Range" is the 10th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

Donna has inherited a mountain range, which is supposed to be haunted by a two-headed monster.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Donna,
  • Harker, cowboy at the Haunted Range.
  • Indian Steve, cowboy at the Haunted Range.
  • Wildcat, the worst bronc at the range.
  • Joe, an indian boy.


  • New York ?
  • New Mexico
    • The Haunted Range, a mountain range

Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story is taken from the strip of November 20, 1938 (Next Week - The Haunted Range).
  • Mandrake's last dialog is the first time the "fairytale ending phrase" And so ends (the legend of the Hounted Range and the two-headed monster) is used.

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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