DescriptionYalcin Dagli Sihirbaz (Mandrake) #183 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." Mandrake leaps to the rescue of a fair damsel in this colorful cover for the Turkish publication of the famous character. Image area measures 8" x 8.75" and the art is in Excellent condition.
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