I really didn't think that Mandrake was anything special, but the price for the piece was pretty low and I thought this Sunday had a nice feel to it.
"Mandrake the Magician" (1944) Sunday of Gombo the Giant Gorilla
From “Mandrake the Magician” (1944) by Lee Falk & Phil Davis. Characters on the page: Mandrake, Sylvia, Sam Jones, Carlo (the Ringmaster), Spike, Gombo (the Giant Gorilla), and Lothar. Seller’s Notes: “Original artwork for a Mandrake Sunday page. 1944, King Features Syndicate, pen and ink with brush on paper, for the Sunday page dated 6/25/44, with slight dust soiling, blue lines to margins, some whiteout otherwise in very good condition.” [Image: 14.5”W x 22.5”H] Acquired 2000. SeqID-0699 11/11/2008