Take one of the oldest comic book character’s, give him a new tale to tell, and then give it to Roger Langridge. Is this the secret formula for magic? Major Spoilers reviews King: Mandrake the Magician #1 from Dynamite Entertainment.
Electric Tiki Design has posted a sneak peek of statues on display at this year’s San Diego Comic-con. New statues on the way include “Tooned-Up” Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Mandrake the Magician, Prince Valiant, and Mighty Mouse II. Take the jump for a peek at the unpainted sculpts of Mandrake and Valiant, plus concept sketches for Buffy and friends.
Variety is reporting Chuck Russell has been signed to direct the Mandrake movie based on the King Features Syndicate comic. The movie is being produced by Baldwin Entertainment Group. From Wikipedia: Mandrake was an illusionist whose work was based on an impossibly fast hypnotic technique. As the narrator informed us: “Mandrake gestured hypnotically” and the subject or subjects of this hypnosis would suddenly see a cane transformed in a bouquet of flowers or a cat into a tiger. Mandrake also worked against crooks and other bad guys in his spare time. This would include common gangsters, mad scientists and aliens