|Start date:||January 14th, 1996|
|End date:||August 18th, 1996|
|# of strips:||32|
|Preceded by:||"Revolution in Lotharton"|
|Followed by:||"Dr. Holton's Reputation"|
On Magna, scientists have discovered an unknown alian life-form that has entered our galaxy. The Swarm, in a group thousands of the creatures, each the size of a whale. The Swarm travels through the cold vacuum of space and devours everything in its path: solid planets, comets, dead stars ... And the creatures are approaching Earth...
- President of the US.
Behind the scenes
- The title for the story taken from the strip of January 14, 1996 (Beginning: The Swarm).
- The President of the US looks like Bill Clinton.
- Mandrake is reading the book "Old Jungle Sayings" with a picture of the Phantom on the cover.
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