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Alex Raymond's Flash Gordon, Vol. 1 By Alex Raymond,

  • Title: Alex Raymond's Flash Gordon, Vol. 1
  • Author: Alex Raymond
  • ISBN: 9780974166438
  • Page: 222
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Earth braces for its final destruction in a collision with an onrushing planet, and only Dr Zarkov can prevent doomsday Taking Flash Gordon and Dale Arden captive, he takes off in a rocket to deflect the hurtling planet and save the world The mad Zarkov, Flash and Dale survive a crash landing on Mongo, only to be captured by the diabolical Ming the Merciless And the trEarth braces for its final destruction in a collision with an onrushing planet, and only Dr Zarkov can prevent doomsday Taking Flash Gordon and Dale Arden captive, he takes off in a rocket to deflect the hurtling planet and save the world The mad Zarkov, Flash and Dale survive a crash landing on Mongo, only to be captured by the diabolical Ming the Merciless And the true adventure begins.
    Alex Raymond s Flash Gordon Vol Earth braces for its final destruction in a collision with an onrushing planet and only Dr Zarkov can prevent doomsday Taking Flash Gordon and Dale Arden captive he takes off in a rocket to deflect

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    1. In 1934 a comic strip began in the Sunday papers NowI wasn t around for that premiere However, in the 1950s when i was around this comic strip was still going strong Along with Prince Valiant, The Phantom and other adventure strips it was avidly followed by we who were the proto nerds later to bring about Dungeons and Dragons, arcade games featuring flying saucers and asteroids and of course many, many of the fantasy and science fiction novels to grace the shelves in the 70s and beyond.And of co [...]

    2. This volume reprints the earliest Sunday strips During this time, FLASH GORDON was a Sunday only seriesI have never read Edgar Rice Burroughs Mars novels Having seen last year s John Carter movie, though, I can now see what a tremendous influence they were on FLASH GORDON Like John Carter, Flash is an Earthman who is transported to another planet and finds himself immersed in its wars Like Burroughs Mars, Alex Raymond s Mongo is an exotic world with monsters and barbarians, and there s an odd mi [...]

    3. More a philosophic discussion inspired by reading this than a review in some respects It definitely has its historical interest going for it, if you want to understand the SF of the era.It explains well why E.E Doc Smith, talking about the balance of action, characterization, and thought, is at pains to explain how the others slow down the action, and lament the action writers who don t bother with characterization to keep their heroes in peril He wrote in this era The rule appears to be that ev [...]

    4. It can be difficult to read these back to back, because the narration can get redundant keep in mind that these were strips that were intended to be read once per day, or even once per week, and so they suffer from Last time, on Flash Gordon syndrome.That said, these are an entertaining must read for any fan of early sci fi These strips and Buck Rogers bear a lot of responsibility for shaping our modern conception of early sci fi Raymond s renditions of rockets and ray guns are the gold standard [...]

    5. Flash a ah saviour of the universeFlash a ah he ll save everyone of usRaymond was a master artist His line work is a thing of beauty Who cares if the stories were ridiculous at times Heck, they aren t any ridiculous than Queen s theme from the 80s movie Just a manWith a man s courageHe knows nothing but a manBut he can never failNo one but the pure in heartMay find the golden grailOh oh oh ohFlash

    6. Flash a aaahHua hahaha zaman masih di Pejaten dulu saya pernah menonton versi layar lebarnya Flash Ksatria Bumi yang terdampar di Planet Asing berhadapan dengan Kaisar Ming.Di TVRI juga pernah ada film kartunnya Serta tidak lupa drama kasetnyaAda cetakan ulangnya Flash a aaah

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