Comic Book Resources reports that Dynamite Entertainment has partnered with King Features Syndicate to create new comic book adventures for newspaper strip icons Flash Gordon, Mandrake the Magician, and The Phantom -- the first time the three separate properties have been at the same comic book publisher in more than 40 years. (NOTE: The three were cast members of Defenders of Earth, the 1986 animated series and short-lived comic book at Marvel's kid imprint Star Comics.)
Flash Gordon, created by Alex Raymond to compete with Buck Rogers, debuted in 1934. Mandrake the Magician, created by Lee Falk, began in 1934. The Phantom, also created by Falk, debuted 1936.
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In addition to Dynamite, King Features apparently also continues to license The Phantom and Flash Gordon to comics publishers Moonstone Books and Ardden Entertainment. (See Flash of Two Publishers at Bleeding Cool.)
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