(September 1966)

King Features, 1966 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1966
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
King Features Syndicate, Inc.
Brand
King Comics
Editing
Bill Harris
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Not submitted to the Comics code Authority.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash Gordon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Al Williamson (color guide)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Return with Flash to the strange planet Mongo!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flash Gordon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover art is reprinted in Al Williamson's Flash Gordon, A Lifelong Vision of the Heroic (Flesk Publications, 2009 Series) #[nn]. This is also where the coloring credit is from.

Flash Gordon and the Underwater People (Table of Contents: 1)

Flash Gordon Coloring Pin-Up Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
Charlotte Jetter ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flash Gordon; Queen Undina; Underwater People
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art taken from page 1, panel 2 and page 3 panel 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Flash Gordon / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Al Williamson ? ; Larry Ivie ?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Gray Morrow (see notes)
Colors
Al Williamson
Letters
Arlene Williamson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A sleek rocket ship skims above the...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flash Gordon; Dale Arden; Dr. Hans Alexis Zarkov; Ming the Merciless; King Barin; Queen Aura; King Vultan; Hawkmen; Azura the Witch Queen; Underwater People; Queen Undina; Queen Fria; Ronal; Queen Desira; Bellam; Count Trival
Synopsis
Flash returns to Mongo.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A reply in the letters section of Flash Gordon #2 credits Al Williamson with the script and in # 5 with all the coloring. Per info in The Art of Al Williamson, Morrow inked the last page.

Re-introduces the classic Alex Raymond setting, characters and art style.

Midnight with Mandrake! (Table of Contents: 3)

Mandrake the Magician / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Andre LeBlanc
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
adventure
Characters
Mandrake; Lothar
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Scripting and inking credits from Martin O'Hearn; inking credit formerly given to Heck.

Teenage Space Explorers (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Flash Gordon and the Mole Machine (Table of Contents: 5)

Flash Gordon / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Al Williamson ?; Archie Goodwin ?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Colors
Al Williamson
Letters
Arlene Williamson

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flash Gordon; Dale Arden; Dr. Hans Alexis Zarkov; Princess Darla; Krenko
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Williamson is credited with the script in the letters section of Flash Gordon #2 and the coloring in issue #5.

Ming the Merciless (Table of Contents: 6)

Flash Gordon Coloring Pin-Up Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
Charlotte Jetter ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ming the Merciless
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Taken from the first story, page 2 panel 4.

Map of the Planet Mongo (Table of Contents: 7)

Flash Gordon / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Williamson
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Williamson credit per the letters section in Flash Gordon #2.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Return with Flash to the strange planet Mongo!"]
    Flash Gordon
  2. 1. Flash Gordon and the Underwater People
    Flash Gordon Coloring Pin-Up Page
  3. 2. ["A sleek rocket ship skims above the..."]
    Flash Gordon
  4. 3. Midnight with Mandrake!
    Mandrake the Magician
  5. 4. Teenage Space Explorers
  6. 5. Flash Gordon and the Mole Machine
    Flash Gordon
  7. 6. Ming the Merciless
    Flash Gordon Coloring Pin-Up Page
  8. 7. Map of the Planet Mongo
    Flash Gordon
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