Four Color #173 - Flash Gordon
(November 1947)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine [circle]
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. 173." Code number is F.G. #173-4711. Copyright 1947 by King Features Syndicate. First Flash Gordon Four Color to feature original stories.


[Adventure in Opto] (Table of Contents)

Flash Gordon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Norris
Inks
Paul Norris
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flash Gordon; Dale Arden
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Adventure in Opto (Table of Contents: 1)

Flash Gordon / comic story / 51 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Norris
Inks
Paul Norris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flash Gordon; Dale Arden; Chee; Keen; Vango; Regent Optik; Petito; Katonk; Dr. Zarkov
Synopsis
Flash and Dale's spaceship in shot down on Opto, a planet where people cannot see but are guided by radar in the headgear they wear. Flash, Dale, and a girl named Chee escape from being killed by the High Tribunal, and make their way to the winter region of Opto, where the rebel Vango is plotting a revolt against the dictator, the Regent Optik.
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Indexer Notes

Story begins on inside front cover in black, red, and white. Story continues on inside back cover in black, red, and white and concludes on the back cover in color. Mushroom clouds are depicted in several panels and one of the weapons is an "atom cannon."

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Adventure in Opto]
    Flash Gordon
  2. 1. Adventure in Opto
    Flash Gordon
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