DescriptionYalcin Dagli Sihirbaz (Mandrake) #117 Painted Cover Original Art (undated).
Mandrake and the Phantom Magician in Mel Graff's The Adventures of Patsy are regarded by comics historians as the first superheroes of comics. Comics historian Don Markstein has noted, "Depending on how you define the term, Patsy's recurring rescuer, The Phantom Magician, may have been the first superhero in comics. Some people say Mandrake the Magician, who started in 1934, was comics' first superhero." The crime-fighting magician races to save his friend Abdullah (Lothar) from the metal choker. Gorgeous colorful painting for this Turkish comic featuring the famous Lee Falk character. Image area measures 8.5" x 8" and the art is in Excellent condition with only minor corner creases.
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