Mandrake the Magician Wants MandrakeSoft Logo To Disappear By Marty Schwimmer on February 20, 2004 Posted in Uncategorized Hearst, owner of rights in the MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN comic strip, has prevailed against MandrakeSoft’s penguin/magician logo in France. MandrakeSoft has announced it will appeal. Via ZDNet. Info on Mandrake the Magician here. Info on Mandrake roots here.