Flash Gordon Dailies: Austin Briggs: Radium Mines Of Electra Hardcover by Written by Dan Barry

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Flash Gordon Dailies: Austin Briggs: Radium Mines Of Electra Hardcover by Written by Dan Barry

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  • Publisher: Titan Comics (2022-02-15)
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 276 pages
  • ISBN-13: 9781785861376
  • Item Weight: 1598.94 grams
  • Dimensions: 10.28 x 11.3 x 1.27 cm

Collecting together, for the first time ever, over two-year’s worth of strips from the golden age of newspaper comic strips. Harken back to a bygone era of swashbuckling heroes, science fiction high-adventure, with ray guns, rocket ships, strange monsters, damsels in distress and unbridled heroism!

FLASH GORDON, the swashbuckling, all-American hero has been saving Earth and the universe from madmen, megalomaniacs and Ming the Merciless since 1934. He is science fiction’s most enduring super-hero icon, and his name has become synonymous with heroic deeds. Flash Gordon is also the original inspiration behind Star Wars, the muse to rock super group, Queen and star of his own cult 1980s movie! This new volume is presents the continuing adventures of Flash Gordon, the original guardian of the galaxy as he strives to save us all from a slew of villains hell-bent of domination, destruction and devilment!

About the Author

Don Moore was the writer of the Flash Gordon for over 20 years, taking over scriptwriting duties from strip creator Alex Raymond in August 1935. Moore was a former pulp editor and had founded the Nassau News Bureau and later worked as the fiction editor for Cosmopolitan magazine and story editor for M.G.M and Screen Gems television. He went on to have a long career as a writer for TV, writing for Captain Video, Rawhide, Sea Hunt and Death Valley Days.

Austin Briggs (September 8, 1908 - October 10, 1973) he began providing illustrations for the classic pulp magazine Blue Book before becoming an assistant to the legendary Alex Raymond on Flash Gordon. In 1940 he took over the daily Flash Gordon strip from Alex and stayed on it until 1944. He was a profile illustrator and created
illustrations for books and magazines such as Readers Digest and The Saturday Evening Post. He was one of the founding faculty for the Famous Artists School.

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