Straight from the pages of the Hearst newspapers, Comic Weekly brings one of it’s popular features to life. Flash Gordon and Dale Hardin find them parachuting to Earth, after their space ship crashed. They meet Doctor Zarkoff, and they’re off on another adventure in a new rocket ship… that crash lands on the strange planet of Mongo. Ming the Merciless, Red Monkeymen, a Princess to rescue, and adventures that await at every turn.
Trivia Alert: Flash Gordon was originally played by Gale Gordon. The same Gale Gordon who was a radio announcer, Mayor Latrivia, and other roles on the Fibber McGee show. Also the hypertensive Mr Conklin on Our Miss Brooks, and as character actors of various kinds on countless other radio programs. On the 1960’s television show, the Lucy Show, he played Lucy’s boss Mr. Mooney. On a Halloween episode, he dressed up as Flash Gordon to attend a costume party.