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Websites Devoted To SF’s Greatest (Serialized) Heroes – Buck Rogers & Flash Gordon

Today – fan sites devoted to two of SF’s most iconic heroes – Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon!

Buck – created by Philip Francis Nowlan in Armageddon: 2419 A.D. and serialized in Amazing Stories was given mainstream appeal through a Sunday comic strip, a radio series and – later – a film serial series.  Flash was created in response to Buck and enjoyed even more popular success with a longer running radio series, no less than three film serials and a host of follow-ons over the years, included the (strangely) popular film rendition from the 80s.

Perhaps one day we’ll see them appear side-by-side in some weird mash-up graphic novel.  Until such time, there’s plenty of both to go around:



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