The Monster Thief

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The Monster Thief
Start date: January 9th, 1995
End date: March 25th, 1995
# of strips: 66 (11 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "The Secret Place"
Followed by: "General Buffo - Druglord"

"The Monster Thief" is the 218th Mandrake daily story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

A villain escapes from prison, and shortly after there is a series of mysterious robberies. The robberies have one thing in common, the victims claim that they are robbed by monster thieves like: a vampire, a wolfman and a Frankenstein's monster. A case for the Silly-Stuff Department and Mandrake.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • A butler
  • Miss Molly, at a bank.
  • Foxy, a thief using a mask.
  • General Iskander, mentioned only.
  • Mr. Mayor, of NYC.
  • Allinson, the Mayor's driver.


Behind the scenes


  • The title for the story is lifted from the plot.

Easter Eggs

  • Foxy has prison number 39013.
  • A Phantom mask in a toy shop (February 22, 1995).


This story has been published in the following publications:

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Mini sweden.gif Sweden