Dynamite Entertainment is proud to announce the January 2015 launch of King, an epic comic book event that marks the 100th anniversary of King Features Syndicate. The celebratory event will bring history’s most famous comic strip heroes – Flash Gordon, Mandrake the Magician, Prince Valiant, The Phantom, and Jungle Jim, to comic books with five miniseries that build to a grand crossover in May. Helmed by top-tier talent and rising stars of the comic book industry, each launch issue of the King event features an interlocking cover by acclaimed artist Darwyn Cooke (DC: The New Frontier, Catwoman).The creative team behind Mandrake the Magician is Eisner-Award Winner Roger Langridge with artist Jeremy Treece.
This date in history marks the day when readers were first introduced to the mystical powers of MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN. The first comic strip appeared in newspapers on June 11, 1934.