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Charles S. Raizen (1892-1967) bought a company that made manufactured tissue embroidery patterns in 1917. He changed the company name to Transogram, and started to manufakture toys, play sets and activity items. One of the graphic designer at the company was Al Capp, later known for the comic strip Li'l Abner (and later Lee Falk's silence partner at "The Boston Summer Theatre"). The company grew during the years and made toys, games, playroom furniture, coloring, craft sets, sports sets and on. Transogram Company was incorporated in Pennsylvania on September 4, 1959. A few years after the death of Charles Raizer the company was closed down.
Mandrake the Magician Memorabilia
The first Mandrake the Magician Magic Kit was released by Transogram in 1949.
Mandrake the Magician Game
In 1966 a Mandrake the Magician Game was released. The same year a "Blondie" and "The Phantom" board game were released. Perhaps some kind of merchandising for the 1966 King Comics series: "Beetle Bailey", "Blondie", "Popeye", "Flash Gordon, "Mandrake the Magician", and "The Phantom".
Giant Comic Strip Puzzle
In 1966 a "Mandrake the Magician - Giant Comic Strip Puzzle" was released. Also in 1966 a "Blondie - Giant Comic Strip Puzzle" was released. Perhaps some kind of merchandising for the 1966 King Comics series: "Beetle Bailey", "Blondie", "Popeye", "Flash Gordon, "Mandrake the Magician", and "The Phantom".
|Team Ups, Mandrake outside the comic strips, Varia|
1939 Movie Serial • 1940 Radio Show • 1954 TV Pilot • 1967 Killing vs Mandrake • 1979 TV Movie • Unproduced and Unfinished Films • Musical: Mandrake the Magician and the Enchantress • Prose Stories • Defenders of the Earth • Comics on TV • Pop Art