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: