The Mission

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The Mission
Start date: April 3, 1972
End date: July 1, 1972
# of strips: 78 (13 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "The Rogues"
Followed by: "Trail of the Pusher"

"The Mission" is the 150th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

A strange couple from the future visit Mandrake, claiming Mandrake is their ancestor 200 generations away. The timetravelers from year 6972 asking Mandrake for help to pursuing a criminal from their future time. The killer is armed with an incredibly deadly anti-matter weapon.

In the end it turns out that it's all a game for time travelers, a "mad killer game".


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Drake, from Nu Yk.
  • Ard, sister of Drake.



Behind the scenes

  • The story title is taken from the strip of April 3, 1972 (Beginning: "The Mission").
  • Pamet Park, refering to Lee Falk's summer house near Truro at Cape Cod.


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • "Menguber Pembunuh Gila", Mandrake (1974)

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