Vice Press have revealed two Flash Gordon posted based on the classic 1980s movie with the Queen soundtrack and Max von Sydow as Ming.
It’s been a busy week, so sit back and treat yourself to a scroll through the headlines; sales, reviews, interviews and stats from the RPG-scene.
The Savage World of Flash Gordon is a Kickstarter 2017 success and is based on Alex Raymond’s original comic with nods to the 1980s movie too.
Got time for another top 10 list in your geeky life? WatchMojo put together their top 10 list of laser battles. There are some rules; no spaceships, no lightsabers and no more than one battle per film. I think there are some surprises in this list. I’m pleased to see the awesome Hawk Man attack […]
Creative group Boiling Point have taken to Etsy and expanded their range of fan posters. In the past I’ve rather liked Boiling Point’s Shogun Warrior collection. The new “retro sci-fi” have a similar style, mixing colours with simplicity to create some striking images. The Flash Gordon poster [The poster is alive!] The Black Hole poster […]
This video from “Today I found out” digs into the history of superhero costumes and why early superheroes seemed to be wearing their underwear on the outside. If you like asking “Why” (and many wise geeks do). The script from the video is actually an excerpt from The Wise Book of Whys.
The Fall of Ming is part, the last part, of the Complete Flash Gordon Library. Put together from Alex Raymond’s material and published by Titan this is a fantastic coffee table book and still a wonderful read. It’s a large book. That’s one of the reasons I use the phrase “coffee table” to describe it. […]
Are you suffering from error 3200? This will be down to two things. The first possiblity is that War Rocket Ajax is trying to flush out Flash Gordon from the cloud. The second is that you’re trying to get hold of iOS 5. Sadly, it seems Apple’s servers are struggling with the worldwide demand for […]
This is a big deal for vintage Flash Gordon fans. Comic strip historian Pete Maresca is on board with Titan Books for The Complete Flash Gordon Library. Titan Books are stepping up to publish, in restored full-colour, every strip from every story. The hardcover series will come out in volumes and I’ve noticed Amazon already […]
Yes, towards the end of this YouTube clip Mr Blessed does shout out “Gordon’s alive!?” You see; although Brian’s done so much I’ll always remember him first and foremost as Prince Vultan in the 1980 Flash Gorden movie. He’s also been in Doctor Who, Blackadder, The Avengers, Blake’s 7, Space: 1999, Robin Hood, Star Wars […]