Enjoy hours of the adventures of comic-strip character Flash Gordon. Invented by Alex Raymond in 1934, Flash Gordon was considered a culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant character by the Library of Congress. Included on this DVD are the three Flash Gordon serials produced between 1936 and 1940. The first serial, Flash Gordon Space Soldiers, tells the story of Flash Gordon's first visit to the planet Mongo and his encounter with the evil Emperor Ming the Merciless. Join Buster Crabbe (Flash Gordon), Jean Rogers (Flash Gordon's Girlfriend) and Frank Shannon (Doctor Alex Zarkov) in saving the universe from Charles Middleton (Emperor Ming the Merciless) over the three serials: Flash Gordon Space Soldiers (1936), Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938) and Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940).