Mandrake the Magician

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  • Imperialism In The Isle Of Eden

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    Fig. 41. The Isle of Eden where animals live in harmony; owned by Phantom. Lee Falk. The Isle of Eden, n.p It’s that utopian world or a paradise, ideal for the daydreamers, free of leeches, mosquitoes, illness and other such stark realities. It is after all a fantasy world of comics, where the hero always wins driving away the evil establishing order and equilibrium. According to Sharae Deckard, the author of Paradise Discourse, Imperialism, and Globalisation: Exploiting Eden, “Paradise is inextricably

  • Essay On Phantom Comics

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    • REPRESENTATION OF THE ‘OTHERS’ IN PHANTOM COMICS AND ITS EFFECT ON CHILDREN Phantom, a very popular comics superhero is adapted in various forms of media including, television, movies and videogames. Media features a crime fighter in peculiar costumes operating not only in the deep woods of Africa but also in the urbanscapes wherever crime looms large. The Phantom series first came out in the daily newspaper strips on seventeenth February, 1936, was followed by a colour strip which came out on

  • The Phantom, By Lee Falk

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    The Phantom, just like the Phoenix myth appears, disappears and again reappears; born only when the prior Phantom ceases to exist. The readers are quite aware of the fact that under the dark purple outfit and the skull mask there lurked a white man, the man with white skin and black mask. And though there was the mysterious Anglo credit “Lee Falk” on the top of each Phantom comics, the signature of the author Lee Falk was unremarkable and the readers didn’t know him as a person. What the readers

  • Bartimaeus Sequence Essay

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    2003 followed by two more titles in 2004 and 2006 and a prequel in 2010. The lead character Bartimaeus from whose name the series is named is a five millennia old djinn with a reluctant and boisterous spirit. The novels are about Nathaniel a teenage magician who learning magic summoned Bartimaeus during the period when London was at the peak of world dominance as a magical oligarchy. Set in an alternate history period of London most of the people, events, and cities are derived from actual history. However

  • A Brief History of Medicine

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    assisted the injured men in the siege of Troy. Out of every three children born, only two would ever reach the age of two years. The life-expectancy of a healthy Greek adult was about fifty years. It all started with priests, who also acted as magicians and healers. Greeks also viewed illness as a punishment for not keeping the rituals and for misbehaving or sinning. Any healing was

  • A Picatrix Miscellany

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    A PicA Trix MiscellAny Underground Edition 2007 e.v. CONTENTS On the Picatrix I. Introduction to the Picatrix (The Aim of the Sage) of al-Majriti, Maslamati ibn Ahmad II. Summary of the Contents of the Picatrix III. Excerpt from a Lecture on Alchemy by Terence McKenna On the Moon and the Lunar Mansions IV. Extracts on the Moon V. The Mansions of the Moon: “On the Creation, Proportion and Composition of the Heavens for the Fashioning of Images” VI. The Picatrix: Lunar Mansions in Western Astrology