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Mad Cave Studios Gets Flash Gordon Comic Book Licence
Mad Cave Studios, who recently bought Papercutz, has done a deal with King Features Syndicate to be the master publisher of a new Flash Gordon line That means developing a full line of new narratives, comics reprints and graphic novels based on the comic strip created by Alex Raymond. New Flash Gordon graphic novels are planned[...]
Rocket Comics #1 (Hillman Publications, 1940)
A space adventure saga influenced by both Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers, Rocket Riley was the cover feature of Rocket Comics, part of the first wave of comic book titles launched by Hillman Periodicals Both Rocket Comics and the publisher's science-fiction featuring Miracle Comics hit newsstands in the last week of 1939, sharing rack space[...]
Flash Gordon's Balsa Wood Plane From Dell's Four Color #247
It also became a place for Dell to try and test out a possible appeal for ongoing series, with Tarzan and Little Lulu getting ongoing series after proving popular in Four Color. Many of the first issues of Four Color were reprints of newspaper comic strips, such as Flash Gordon, but then it moved into commissioning[...]
Boss Fight Studio Reveals New 5” Figure Line: Power Stars
Four figures are on their way with The Phantom, Flash Gordon, Ming the Merciless, and Thun, who are all loaded with star stunning color They will feature 7 points of articulation to keep the nostalgia alive as well as stand only 5" tall No packaging has been revealed, but I imagine they will feature something[...]
Iron Studios Returns to 1936 with the Debut of Their The Phantom Statue
The Phantom will also be an amazing companion piece to go along with the recently revealed Flash Gordon statue Priced at $210, this deluxe statue is set to release between October and December of 2022 Pre-orders for The Phantom and Wolf are live, and they can be located right here. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top:[...]
Flash Gorgon is Back with New Dynamic Statue from Iron Studio
We return to 1934 as Iron Studios brings back an iconic comic strip superhero with the return of Flash Gordon Standing 10" tall, this space opera hero is loaded with detail as he is displayed on a cosmic base Flash Gordon is depicted with his ray pistol and can be shown carrying or holding his[...]
Flash Gordon #1 (King Features, 1966)
When comic book fandom as we know it today began to level up in the mid-1960s, Flash Gordon was one of the most sought-after and popular characters among collectors, even though he had not appeared in actual comic books since the early 1950s.  Burt Blum of the legendary Cherokee Book Shop told the Los Angeles[...]
NECA Reveals New Original Superheroes Figures Line
The first three figures are new versions of Flash Gordon, The Phantom, and Ming the Merciless, who they already released in their Defenders Of The Universe line Like those, these will come with multiple swappable parts and plenty of accessories to thrill fans old and new The first releases were pretty great, and these repaints[...]
Flash Gordon RPG Receives New Booster Box Treatment
Hey there adventurers! Pinnacle Entertainment Group has announced a crowdfunding campaign for a new booster box for The Flash Gordon Roleplaying Game The Legends of Mongo booster box expansion for this game has already raised over $6,300 USD on Game On Tabletop and still has 15 days to go However, as the goal was set at[...]
Flash Gordon and the Defenders of Earth Return With NECA
Defenders of the Earth is an American cartoon from 1986 that united three icon comic strip characters with Flash Gordon, The Phantom, and Mandrake the Magician Min the Merciless is the bug bad this time around, and it is up to them and others to save the Earth from certain destruction NECA has created three[...]
Kevin Maguire Justice League Cover Rejected By DC Is Up For Auction
In Excellent. And while we are at it, here's an unpublished page from Flash Gordon, also up for auction, by Al McWilliams. Al McWilliams Flash Gordon #39 Unpublished Story Page 4 Original Art (Whitman, c 1982). From the unpublished story "Showdown in the Sky", this page features Flash, Dale Arden, Prof Zarkov, and the son of King Vultan[...]
Flash Gordon Lunchbox Set From Boss Fight Studios Arrives Today
Back in early 2020, Boss Fight Studio unveils their newest Hero H.A.C.K.S figure from the 1980 film Flash Gordon The special 1/18 figure shows off Sam Jones in all his retro glory as he is ready to save the universe Boss Fight Studio revealed a special lunchbox set to commemorate this release and pre-orders sold[...]
Flash Gordon Gets New Figures from Boss Fight Studio
The King of the Impossible Flash Gordon is back and better than ever with Boss Fight Studio They have announced two new figures for their H.A.C.K.S 1/18th scale figure line We recently saw that Zorro and his faithful steed join this line which fans can find here We also just found out that Netflix's The[...]
Flash Gordon Coming To 4K Blu-ray From Arrow Video
Flash Gordon is coming to 4K The cult classic from 1985 is getting an exceptional release on 4K Blu-ray disc on August 18th There will be a regular release of the film, along with a special edition that includes a fold-out poster, lobbycards, a booklet featuring essays and production photos, and limited packaging Basically, if[...]
Archie Meets Flash Gordon in June, by Jeff Parker and Dan Parent
Check out the press release below. The galaxy's greatest hero saves Earth once again in June with the help of another band of iconic comics characters in ARCHIE MEETS FLASH GORDON! The one-shot comic book issue features all the heroes and villains of both worlds in a history making sci-fi comedy adventure. Written by Jeff Parker (Flash[...]
Flash Gordon Getting a 1/6 Scale Figure from BIG Chief Studios
Flash Gordon is back! BIG Chief studios I have announced that they will be getting an exclusive Flash Gordon King of the Impossible figure only through them We have seen a recent Flash Gordon and Ming the Merciless figures but this one is just the man himself The figure is very articulated in detailed in[...]
Taika Waititi
I don't know where he's going to find the time to do it, but Deadline just broke the news that Taika Waititi is going to direct a new Flash Gordon for Disney, and I'm just assuming that he'll direct a film that will be for every one of us Every man, every woman, every child. Taika[...]
You Should Watch Amazon's 'Life After Flash' 'Flash Gordon' Documentary
Take a second, really truly take a second, to imagine that the iconic score for Flash Gordon by Howard Blake and Queen was composed in 10 days This is just one of the factoids you'll pick up by watching Life After Flash, which just hit Amazon. Framed as a talking piece around stars Sam Jones and Melody Anderson, this documentary has[...]
Flash Gordon 1/6th Scale Figures Coming From BIG Chief Studios
The first two figures revealed are Flash Gordon himself and Ming the Merciless Prince Vutan and Prince Barin will follow Check out the announcement from their Facebook page and the first two figures below! Earthlings who will you collect next? BIG Chief Studios Ltd is proud to announce a licensing deal with Hearst Holdings, Inc., King Features[...]
What's Going on With 'Flash Gordon' Remake Post Disney's Fox Purchase?
We're only beginning to scratch the surface of all the possibilities in a Disney-owning-Fox world; what films and limboing projects may yet see the light of day with the House of Mouse acquisitions? One that we had totally forgot about was a long-gestating reboot/remake of classic serial comic, Flash Gordon. If you know your Star Wars lore,[...]
FOX's New 'Flash Gordon' Gets Writer-Director Julius Avery
It looks like FOX is finally moving forward with their new Flash Gordon adaptation, and have named Julius Avery as writer and director, according to Deadline. The project has been long in the works, the most recent version was going to have Matthew Vaughn directing, but obviously that's changed. Avery's next film is due to bow next month, Paramount's[...]
Flash Gordon
Here we have Flash Gordon #1 by Jeff Parker, Evan Shaner, and Jordie Bellaire. Flash Gordon never fit in on Earth But on the bizarre planet MONGO, Flash's thirst for thrills and daring danger makes him the perfect weapon against world-breaking Ming the Merciless and his awful inter-planetary swarms of terror! Can the cocksure Man From[...]
Flash Gordon
That means The Shadow vs Batman, Bettie Page, Dresden Files, James Bond, Agent 47 — and Flash Gordon: Kings Cross #1 by Jeff Parker, Jesse Hamm and Grace Allison This issue continues Dynamite's line of character from King Features Syndicate that include the pulp heroes of Flash Gordon, The Phantom, Mandrake the Magician and Prince Valiant[...]
C.J. Kettler
King Features Syndicate, the publisher that owns such iconic characters as Flash Gordon, Popeye, Betty Boop, Prince Valiant, the Phantom, and Mandrake the Magician, has announced the hiring of C.J Kettler as their new president Her mission will be to focus on new Initiatives for the King Features brands and comics in digital video entertainment[...]
Exclusive First Look At Dynamite's Heroes & Fighters Comics Shipping July 2017
Art: Javier Caba In the second chapter of Hermanos de Sangre, it's the Soliz brothers versus a pack of werewolf gangsters! Later, at an auction for magic items, the brothers find themselves having to deal with demon luchador, El Demonio! While Diego tries to find out who purchased the cursed Aztec skull, Gabe is in for[...]
Jesse Hamm Talks With Fabrice Sapolsky About Flash Gordon: Kings Cross #5
Dynamite has sent us a new Writer-2-Writer interview featuring Fabrice Sapolsky, writer of Intertwined #5, talking to artist/co-writer Jesse Hamm about Flash Gordon: Kings Cross #5, both on sale now Cover and interiors by Hamm and Grace Allison. FABRICE SAPOLSKY: In terms of storytelling, I liked that when Flash Gordon talks about his plan, it appears[...]
Jesse Hamm Talks About The Penultimate Chapter Of Flash Gordon: Kings Cross
This time David Liss, writer of Green Hornet: Reign of the Demon #3 chats with co-writer / artist Jesse Hamm about Flash Gordon: Kings Cross #4 Covers and interiors by Hamm and Grace Allison. DAVID LISS: The relationship between Flash and Dale provides a lot of the emotional power of this issue Can you provide some[...]