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Serial Adventures of Flash Gordon SC (1988 Pioneer Books) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Serial Adventures of Flash Gordon SC (1988 Pioneer Books) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. By James Van Hise. Pioneer presents a series of books on the great superhero serials by James Van Hise, a writer who focuses on pulp, comics and sci-fi history. Among the most famous of the movie serials, the Flash Gordon series influenced a whole generation of science fiction fans, writers and filmmakers, and were the direct inspiration for Star Wars. Buster Crabbe starred in Flash Gordon (1936), followed by Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938), and Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940). Screen credits are included for the completist. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, Text (with B&W Photos). Cover price $16.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Serial Adventures of Flash Gordon SC (1988 Pioneer Books) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. By James Van Hise. Pioneer presents a series of books on the great superhero serials by James Van Hise, a writer who focuses on pulp, comics and sci-fi history. More about the famous and influential Flash Gordon serials, starring former Olympic athlete Buster Crabbe as Flash. The series was so popular, the phrase "Flash Gordon" became a general term to describe science fiction - or anything outlandish - until well into the 1970s. The three serials,  Flash Gordon (1936), Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938), and Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940) were re-edited into feature films for re-release and television. Screen credits are included for the completist.  Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, Text (with B&W Photos). Cover price $16.95.

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    $40 Media Sight #2 1983-Buster Crabbe-Flash Gordon-Basil Wolverton-Superman-VF
    12 hours left Auction MEDIA SIGHT Magazine Summer 1983 Number 2 Buster Crabbe