The Space Pack

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The Space Pack
Start date: September 5th, 1971
End date: November 21st, 1971
# of strips: 12 (12 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "The College of Magic"
Followed by: "The Garden of the Inca"

"The Space Pack" is the 114th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

Plot Summary

A friend of Mandrake, the astronomer Bob, observes something strange in the asteroid belt. One asteroid vanishes, almost as if something has eaten it. Mandrake calls Magnon about the mystery..


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Bob, an astronomer
  • Captain Fortor, of the Galactic Intelligence Service
  • Space Pack, an alien life form able to eat anything including metal and rock
  • The Admiral on Magnon's flagship



  • A galactic watch, sends a signal to Magnon.

Behind the scenes

  • The story title is taken from the strip of September 5, 1971 (Beginning: The Space Pack!).

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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