The Mystery of the Stone Face

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The Mystery of the Stone Face
Start date: January 14th, 1973
End date: April 15th, 1973
# of strips: 14
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "The Basilisk"
Followed by: "Lothar's Walk in the Park"

"The Mystery of the Stone Face" is the 119th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

The stone face is an amazing natural formation on land owned by the same family for 10 generation. The land is now owned by the famous poet Winton. Now some miners have found that the mountain with the stone face containing uranium and want to buy it.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Mr Winton, a famous poet
  • Burr, Winton's nephew
  • Miner #1
  • Miner #2
  • A judge


  • US

Behind the scenes

  • The title for the story is taken from the strip of January 14, 1973 (Beginning: The Mystery of the Stone Face!).


This story has been published in the following publications:

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  • "Leyndardómur steinandlitsins", Vísir August 18, 1973 – November 17, 1973

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