(November 1953)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "FLASH GORDON, No. 512." Code number is F.G.O.S. #512-5311. Copyright 1953 by King Features Syndicate. Continued from Flash Gordon (Dell, 1953 series) #2 (May-July 1953).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash Gordon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Flash Gordon
Reprints:

[Cast of Characters] (Table of Contents)

Flash Gordon / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Flash Gordon; Dr. Zarkov; Dale Arden; Ming the Merciless (villain); Zara (Ming's daughter)
Synopsis:
Introduction of the cast of the story.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

[The Zarkov Line] (Table of Contents)

Flash Gordon / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Frank Thorne [as FT] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Thorne [as FT] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Flash Gordon; Dale Arden; Dr. Zarkov; Ming the Merciless; Zara (Ming's daughter)
Synopsis:
Ming's raiders stage an attack on "The Zarkov Line," an early warning defense system based in an asteroid belt, as a diversion to allow a ship to slip through and kidnap Dr. Zarkov and Dale Arden. Ming intends to force Zarkov to give him information about the Earth's defenses. Flash goes to Mongo to rescue Dale and Zarkov but is captured. Ming's daughter Zara comes up with a plan to allow her and the three captives to return to Earth. Once on Earth, Zara will give false information about the attack in order to sabotage the asteroid defenses.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black and white and concludes on back cover in color. Splash panel is signed "FT".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flash Gordon
  2. 1. [Cast of Characters]
    Flash Gordon
  3. 2. [The Zarkov Line]
    Flash Gordon
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