The 50 Best Comic Book Movies

Flash Gordon

Director: Frederick Stephani and Ray Taylor
Year: 1936
Released two years before Superman first appeared, Buster Crabbe's adventures on the planet Mongo undoubtedly inspired every muscle-bound hero in tights for years to come. One of the first movies to bring a comic strip to life, this holds up as one of the great science fiction adventures of all time.

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