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Flash Gordon #1 cover by Gabriel Hardman

January 20, 2014, Mt. Laurel, NJ:  Dynamite proudly announces that writer Jeff Parker (Batman ’66) will continue the science fiction thrills of a science fiction legend in Flash Gordon #1, a new continuous series illustrated by Evan “Doc” Shaner (Deadpool) as well as featuring the colors of Jordie Bellaire (Pretty Deadly).  Slated to debut in April 2014, Flash Gordon marks the 80th anniversary of the fictional icon, complies with Parker’s critically acclaimed Kings view miniseries, as well as includes cherished cast members Dale Arden, Dr. Hans Zarkov, as well as the notorious Ming the Merciless.

Flash Gordon #1 cover by Jonathan Case

“Dynamite as well as editor Nate Cosby have put together the dream team for Flash Gordon, as well as I’m the lucky writer who gets to work with them,” states Jeff Parker.  “We’re bringing Flash back for a new audience.  It’s over-the-planet high action as well as experience where Flash’s spirit as well as optimism are as powerful as anything the forces of Ming the Merciless can meal out.  We likewise have a few of my preferred artists contributing covers – make no mistake, this book is going to absolutely kill!”

Flash Gordon interior art by Shaner & Bellaire

The new Flash Gordon series locations the supreme sci-fi hero on the bizarre world Mongo, where his thirst for thrills as well as risk makes him the ideal weapon against world-breaking Ming the Merciless as well as his terrible inter-planetary swarms of terror.  Can the cocksure guy From earth funnel his overconfidence into saving worlds, or will the world autumn to Ming?

Flash Gordon interior art by Shaner & Bellaire

Dynamite has put together a team of three extremely respected creators for the new Flash Gordon series, individuals whose recent comics work has made their names instantaneously recognizable to fans.  writer Jeff Parker’s recent successes at DC Comics – including Aquaman as well as the retro-chic Batman ’66, comply with his numerous years as a contributor to marvel titles including Agents of Atlas, X-Men: very first Class, as well as Hulk.   Evan “Doc” Shaner will bring his kinetic visual style seen in Deadpool as well as Ghostbusters to the Flash Gordon project, just as Jordie Bellaire will bring the coloring style she’s understood for on such titles as quite Deadly, Captain Marvel, as well as The Rocketeer.

Flash Gordon #1 cover by Marc Laming

Flash Gordon #1 will function a broad choice of cover variants, provided by a few of comics’ many skilled artists:  Gabriel Hardman, Jonathan Case, Declan Shalvey, as well as Marc Laming.  Stephen Mooney offers a special 80th anniversary Cover, illustrated to catch an aesthetic of the bygone golden era, while Ken Haeser offers a adorable Subscription-Only Variant Cover of “Li’l Flash”, meant as a reward for devoted fans who preorder with their regional comic shop retailers.  A blank Authentix Cover will be produced for the very first issue, featuring blank white area on the cover ideal for convention artist commissions or the innovative whims of the do-it-yourself fan.

Flash Gordon #1 cover by Declan Shalvey

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Flash Gordon #1 Stephen Mooney 80th anniversary Cover

FlashGordon #1 Ken Haeser Subscription-Only Variant Cover

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