The Pacific Circle
|The Pacific Circle|
|Start date:||December 13th, 1976|
|End date:||April 23rd, 1977|
|# of strips:||114 (19 weeks)|
|Preceded by:||"The Mysterious Chief"|
|Followed by:||"Mirage in Space"|
In the Pacific Circle a transocean plane disappears mysteriously, then a freighter and a naval ship. A weird mystery, similar as the Bermuda triangle. A case for Mandrake..
- A Captain on a freighter.
- Mac, on a freighter.
- An admiral, of the navy.
- An admiral, of the army.
- An admiral, of the air force.
- A fisherman, from Ratu (?)
- Aku-Lana, a mythical giant bird that lives in sky.
- Trader Tomm, a shipmaster and a galactic treasure hunter.
- Pitor the Poacher, aka Trader Tomm.
- A robot, owned by Trader Tomm.
- Archnids, an advanced culture, all mentalists and pousonous. mentioned only.
- Captain Hegon, of the Central Galaxy.
- New York
- The Pacific
- Honolulu, control tower.
- A Pacific island near Ratu.
- Ratu Isle, a Pacific island
- The space, 25 000 miles from Earth.
- Vega mentioned only.
- The Pleiades mentioned only.
- Beta Eridanus, home of the glassblowers. mentioned only.
Behind the scenes
- The title for the story is taken from the strip of December 14 and 15, 1976 (Beginning: Pacific Circle !).
- Previously the secret chief have asked Mandrake's help at his office at Inter-Intel. Now Hojo ask Mandrake for help solving the mystery at Xanadu, with a chef's hat on.
This story has been published in the following publications:
- "O Círculo do Pacífico", Mandrake Extra #6 (1988)
- "Le cercle du Pacifique", Spécial Mandrake #16 (1978)
- "Le mystère du Pacifique", Janus Stark #134 and #135 (1990)
- "Galactic Treasure Hunt", Indrajal Comics #304 (1978)
- "விண்ணில் நீந்தும் சுறா", Muthu Comics #81 (1978)
- "Il cerchio del Pasafico", Mandrake Selezione #13 (1978)
- "O Círculo do Pacífico", Mundo de Aventuras #225 (1978)
- "Uzay Tüccarı", Mandrake #156 & #157 & #158 & #159 (1977)
- "Uzay Tüccarı", Mandrake Albüm #52 & #53
- "Uzay Tüccarı", Mandrake Albüm #134 & #135
- "Uzay Tüccarı", Mandrake Süper Albüm #38 & #39
- "Uzay Tüccarı", Mandrake Süper Albüm #14
- (no given title), Super EKS Almanah #3 (1980)