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Buster Crabbe (1953 Lev Gleason) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Buster Crabbe (1953 Lev Gleason) 1

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    Stories and art by Ed Martinott and others. Adventures in space, the Wild West and the jungle with actor Buster Crabbe, famed for playing Flash Gordon. Sometimes listed as The Amazing Adventures of Buster Crabbe #1. Buster accompanies a couple into the African wild to find their son, who has been missing for 5 years and raised as a member of local native tribe. A two-page biography of actor Larry "Buster" Crabbe, Olympic champion and star of Flash Gordon and Tarzan. Martians invade the Earth, but luckily, Buster Crabbe encounters the scouting expedition. The Jungle Talks Back; Buster Crabbe: One Terrific Swell Guy; Dead Man's Gold; I Cover Mars. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Buster Crabbe (1953 Lev Gleason) 2

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    Cover by Alex Toth. Stories and art by Alex Toth, Mike Peppe, John Celardo and Mort Leav. Adventures in space, the Wild West and the jungle with actor Buster Crabbe, famed for playing Flash Gordon. Sometimes listed as The Amazing Adventures of Buster Crabbe #2. Buster boards an eccentric scientist's rocket and winds up on the moon. Buster and company discover a lost city in the jungle, but so do escaped convicts. Featuring art and a great cover by comics legend Alex Toth. Dark of the Moon; The Jungle of Death; Killer On the Loose. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Buster Crabbe (1953 Lev Gleason) 3

    Stories and art by Alex Toth, Mike Peppe, Pete Morisi and Mort Leav. Adventures in space, the Wild West and the jungle with actor Buster Crabbe, famed for playing Flash Gordon. Sometimes listed as The Amazing Adventures of Buster Crabbe #3. Buster investigates reports of a radioactive tiger in South America, and discovers a secret facility developing atomic weapons. Buster crashes into a flying saucer that abducts him to Callisto, where he is forced to compete in savage gladiatorial chess games. At a logging camp, Buster Crabbe encounters pirates who frame him for the murder of...Buster Crabbe. Featuring art by comics legend Alex Toth. Strange Case of the Radioactive Tiger; Science Lore; Invisible Monsters of Callisto; Lore of the West; Pirates of the Timberland. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Buster Crabbe (1953 Lev Gleason) 4
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Oxidation.

    Stories and art by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio, Bill Woolfolk, Vic Carrabotta, Pete Morisi and Mort Leav. Adventures in space, the Wild West and the jungle with actor Buster Crabbe, famed for playing Flash Gordon. Sometimes listed as The Amazing Adventures of Buster Crabbe #4. Buster is transported to the planet Polon, where he must liberate the human inhabitants from the tyrannical priests of Rogor. In the South American jungles, Buster Crabbe gets mixed up with a Sidney Greenstreet-like villain who wants to find ancient Aztec treasure, using a map tattooed on a hapless courier. The Thing from Out of Space; Science Lore; The Strange Case of the Shaven Heads; Gangsters of the West. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.