Flash Gor­don

Comic Heroes - - Feature -

Alex Ray­mond’s lush ad­ven­ture se­ries, fol­low­ing the ex­ploits of hunky sports star Flash Gor­don on the planet Mongo, is packed with spec­tac­u­lar land­scapes and non-stop cliffhang­ers. The “hu­man hero be­comes cham­pion and saviour of an alien world” trope has rarely been ex­e­cuted with such verve and class.

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