Flash Gordon The Complete Daily Strips 1951-1953

Flash Gordon The Complete Daily Strips Complete daily strip November to April Reproduced from syndicate proofs and featuring the surviving layout roughs by Harvey Kurtzman the pencilled strips by Frank Frazetta Chiefly comics

  • Title: Flash Gordon The Complete Daily Strips 1951-1953
  • Author: DanBarry Harvey Kurtzman Jack Davis
  • ISBN: 9780878160358
  • Page: 294
  • Format: Paperback
  • Complete daily strip, November 1951 to April 1953 Reproduced from syndicate proofs, and featuring the surviving layout roughs by Harvey Kurtzman, the pencilled strips by Frank Frazetta Chiefly comics.

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    1. In 1951, FLASH GORDON had been a Sunday-only comic strip for most of its run. A previous daily version ended in 1944, and now, King Features decided to try again. They hired artist Dan Barry, who, at first, both wrote and drew the new FLASH GORDON daily feature. In 1952, famed EC Comics creator/editor Harvey Kurtzman assumed the writing chores. This book begins with Barry’s first strips, sans Kurtzman, and then presents the entire Barry/Kurtzman run. A concluding essay by Dave Schreiner provid [...]

    2. I am so incredibly impressed by the black and white artwork of this ancient daily strip. The simple science to all of it is irreplaceable in modern comics and other general literary media. Flash was one of the earliest original gum shoe heroes turned cowboy spaceman and I will happily read more. I was rather entertained by the weaving of space fantasy and misc mythological origins. Written in the early 1950s I am genuinely surprised the volume didn't include heavier, darker and stronger tones of [...]

    3. Fun 50s craziness. Interesting to see how the daily-strip format worked for a (somewhat) serious story, rather than just daily jokes And the best part is the "Awful Forest" storyline. Yes, it is actually called "The Awful Forest," and they say its name over and over and over

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