The Unknown Island

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The Unknown Island
Start date: January 7th, 2008
End date: June 14th, 2008
# of strips: 138 (23 weeks)
Writer: Fred Fredericks
Artist: Fred Fredericks
Preceded by: "Meet Captain Smash"
Followed by: "Beware, the Bookworm!"

"The Unknown Island" is the 255th Mandrake daily story. The story was written and drawn by Fred Fredericks.

In this story one find a special made "Earth Day" strip for April the 22th of 2008.

Plot Summary

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Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • May Riff,
  • Amanda, May's mother a famous pilot
  • Blanche, ex aircraft mechanic in the Sky Band
  • Sala, member of the notorious Sky Band.
  • Varno, a convict - killer
  • Raoul, a convict - thief


  • New York City
  • Otto Island, in the Pacific ocean
    • a small airfield
  • The Deep Woods


  • Yellow Bird II, a plain


  • Riff Aircraft co.
  • The Sky Band

Behind the scenes


  • The title for the story is taken from the strip of January 7th, 2008 (Beginning: The Unknown Island).


  • May Riff first appeared in the daily story "The Missing Aviatrix"
  • Guran and Old Mozz are well-known characters in the Deep Woods, the universe of the Phantom.
  • Sala and Blanche are characters from two stories with the Phantom: "The Sky Band" and "The Return of the Sky Band".
    • Sala also figured in the first Phantom story "The Singh Brotherhood" from 1936.


This story has been published in the following publications: