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7 edition of Alex Raymond"s Flash Gordon, Vol. 1 (Alex Raymond"s Flash Gordon) found in the catalog.

Alex Raymond"s Flash Gordon, Vol. 1 (Alex Raymond"s Flash Gordon)

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Published by Checker Book Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Graphic Novels,
  • Fantasy,
  • Comics & Graphic Novels,
  • Graphic Novels - Superheroes,
  • Comics & Graphic Novels / General,
  • Anthologies,
  • Comics & Cartoons

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8581446M
    ISBN 10097416643X
    ISBN 109780974166438

    Once the library is complete, readers will forever thrill to an epic adventure unparalleled in American popular culture. This return to reality also prompted a further enhancement of Raymond's drawing style. Similarly, Vultan of the Hawkmen first enslaves Flash and his friends and forces them to work with other slaves in shoveling deadly radium. To many, it's just pretty pictures.

    Alex Raymond initially served as an artist with the Marine Corps Publicity Bureau in Philadelphia, during which he drew a weekly illustrated panel and designed war bonds and recruitment posters. Numerous artists have cited Raymond as an inspiration for their work, including Jack Kirby and Bob Kane. And this is only the first Sunday page! Raymond is quoted as stating "I just had to get into this fight To many, it's just pretty pictures.

    He joined Young full-time in lateand continued to work on 'Blondie' until earlyshortly after Blondie and Dagwood's wedding. Raymond however left the strip on 16 November to fully concentrate on 'Flash Gordon', 'Jungle Jim' and his ambitions of becoming a magazine illustrator. Somehow or another, it's OK for people like Caniff and Eisner to borrow from film. Then we meet Pagan Lee, a femme fatale worth knowing and my fears were put to rest, although later attempts at making Honey more interesting fall flat.


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Alex Raymond"s Flash Gordon, Vol. 1 (Alex Raymond"s Flash Gordon) by Alex Raymond Download PDF Ebook

His adventures wielded so much energy that they inspired everyone who followed, no matter what the medium. New strips were drawn until ; King Features has since kept busy syndicating reprints around the world. An illustrator works with camera and models; a comic artist begins with a white sheet of paper and dreams up his own business—he is playwright, director, editor and artist at once.

Too bad, I imagine these pages would make my eyes bleed if the lines were crisper.

Comic books in 'Flash Gordon Sundays by Alex Raymond (Titan)'

Raymond also worked on the jungle adventure saga Jungle Jim and spy adventure Secret Agent X-9 concurrently with Flash, though his increasing workload caused him to leave Secret Agent X-9 to another artist by Raymond's father encouraged his love of drawing from an early Alex Raymonds Flash Gordon, leading him to become an assistant illustrator in the early s on strips Vol.

1 book as Tillie the Toiler and Tim Tyler's Luck. Relatives of Raymond recall the artist as resenting this decision, which left him feeling "cast off with so little regard.

The main star was however different from earlier comic strip sleuths. George Lucas cited Raymond as a major influence for Star Wars. It all adds up to a rather odd mix, but also a strangely compelling one. His influence spread like wildfire into every medium--films, television, novels, comic books, radio plays, and more.

Roberts argues that strips such as Apartment 3-G "can trace their origins to the success of Raymond's strip". Flash Gordon Of all these creations, 'Flash Gordon' has become the most iconic.

Jungle Jim Raymond was assigned to fill a full page in the Sunday newspapers. Leonard Starr and Bob Fujitani were possible artists for the feature, but Raymond abandoned the idea realizing a Sunday page would generate further financial benefit.

Flash Gordon

Secret Agent X-9 strips from 23 and 24 January He has also described his style Vol. 1 book "precise, clear, and incisive. Like Burroughs' Mars, Alex Raymond's Mongo is an exotic world with monsters and barbarians, and there's an odd mix of technology and swashbuckling.

As Checker's Mark Thompson wrote in his foreword for the publisher's first 'Flash Gordon' collectionRaymond "brought the worldwide public into the visual age of science fiction".

Running alongside the post-World War II reintegration of America's military into civilian life, Rip like Raymond was "an ex-Marine," who "set himself up as a private detective" a vocation tailor-made to provide daily thrills.

In February he enlisted as a volunteer with the US Marines. An illustrator works with camera and models; a comic artist begins with a white sheet of paper and dreams up his own business—he is playwright, director, editor and artist at once.

Alex Raymond's Flash Gordon: Flash Gordon Vol. 4 by Alex Raymond (2005, Hardcover)

He was a member of the local Country Club, played golf with his colleagues and became an avid sports car collector. In Alex Raymonds Flash Gordon original strips, Ming the Merciless is clearly depicted as oriental, and his skin is colored yellow I know that this reflects the original coloring, because the text also frequently calls Ming "yellow skinned.

Alex Raymonds Flash Gordon every strip and every story, this series of restored full-color hardcover volumes will showcase the action and artistry that thrilled audiences for decades. Hans Zarkov discovers that a planet is heading for a collision with Earth.

While it has been presumed that Raymond took on the writing duties of the strip until a replacement could be found, biographer Tom Roberts instead believes that the strip was written by committee during editorial conference, a view R. Jungle Jim 25 January The initial stories dealt with regular genre villains like pirates and slave traders, but the feature took a war-themed direction at the beginning of World War II.

Co-written with Vol. 1 book Greene, the stories sometimes address then-contemporary issues, including trafficking in black market babies and the attempt to limit the proliferation of atomic and biological weapons. Through the painstaking efforts of renowned comic strip historian Pete Maresca, readers will experience the heroics of Flash Gordon, the beauty of Dale Arden, the evil of Ming the Merciless, and the exotic setting of the distant planet Mongo.

Raymond's sensual artwork—for which the artist particularly "studied popular illustrators," including pulp artist Matt Clark, whose work Raymond's male figures particularly evoke [15] —outshone its borders and "attracted far more loyal readers thanJul 30, - Alexander Gillespie "Alex" Raymond (October 2, – September 6, ) was an American cartoonist, best known for creating Flash Gordon for King Features in The strip was subsequently adapted into many other media, from a series of movie serials (–) to a s television series and a film.

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2 book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The second of Checker's re-issue of the color Fl /5.Flash Gordon, wrote Stephen Becker, "was wittier and ebook faster," so "Buck's position as America's favorite sci-fi ebook, wrote historian Bill Crouch, Jr., "went down in flames to the artistic lash and spectacle of Alex Raymond's virtuoso artwork." Alex Raymond has stated, "I Born: October 2,New Rochelle, New York.