D2-029 The Far Side of the Moon (27-Jan-1958 to 15-Mar-1958); D2-030 Behind the Flying Saucers (17-Mar-1958 to 3-May-1958) & D2-031 Movie-Making on Pluto (5-May-1958 to 21-Jun-1958)

Sunday, August 15, 2010 by: PBC

Today 64th Independence Day of India.

Today enjoy 3 Flash Gordon Daily Strips.

Art: Dan Barry
Summary: Finally getting a chance to leave Mongo as the planet’s orbit takes it near Earth (see D2028 The Time Pendulum), Flash, Zarkov and Dale accept an invitation to take part in an Earth expedition to explore the hidden side of the moon.

Wasting no time in joining the expedition, the trio soon touch down on the lunar surface, but shortly thereafter Dale sees something moving in the darkness and decides to follow a trail that ends in an improbable lunar lake...

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Summary: Finishing his report about the moon entity (see D2029 The Far Side of the Moon), Flash is transferred to the giant ‘Project SS’, a science satellite orbiting Earth where all nations’ data about flying saucers are being pooled and fed to a giant electronic brain in an effort to determine their origin.

As dignitaries from all countries assemble for the grand ceremony marking the disclosure of the data, a cloaked space vessel in the vicinity sends out a saboteur to infiltrate the gathering and blow the station to pieces before the truth is revealed...


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Summary: Joining Zarkov at the New York Spaceport, Flash is invited to join a scientific expedition to Pluto, on condition that the film company who has financed the entire trip is allowed to accompany the crew and shoot a film on the frozen planet.

Touching down on Pluto with the film crew and stars in tow, Flash and his team struggle to get the upper hand, but everybody’s attention is momentarily turned when strange creatures start emerging from the frozen drifts...


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(Source of summary: www.ipcomics.net)
These are from Emile's e-collection. All credits go to her & "Allen Lane" who scanned and first shared at net.

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