The Water Pirates

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The Water Pirates
Start date: August 14th, 1960
End date: December 4th, 1960
# of strips: 17 (17 weeks)
Writer: Lee Falk
Artist: Phil Davis
Preceded by: "The Radio Telescope"
Followed by: "Sky Raid"

"The Water Pirates" is the 84th Mandrake Sunday story. The story was written by Lee Falk and drawn by Phil Davis.

Plot Summary

An alien space ship stealing the Earth's water.


Recurring characters

One-time characters

  • Alien water pirates.


  • New York City
  • Outer space
  • Magna


  • A three dimentional photograph of Nardraka, changing as the baby changes.
  • A galactic watch, gives time on any planet just by thinking the question - and with an amazing alarm.

Behind the scenes

  • The story title is taken from the strip of August 8 and 14, 1960 (Next Week: The Water Pirates & Beginning Next Week: The Water Pirates).

Signifiant covers


This story has been published in the following publications:

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