Comic strip legends Flash Gordon, Mandrake the Magician, and the Phantom team up in Defenders of the Earth, a 1986 animated television series. The heroes battle super villains, marauding aliens, destructive demons and sultry enchantresses in order to protect mankind in the year 2015.
In the TV show, the exciting battle between good and evil begins when Flash Gordon returns to help Earth battle against the evil Emperor Ming. Flash quickly finds that his talents alone will not be enough to battle the mastermind’s plotting and he teams up with his son, fellow heroes and their proteges to battle evildoers from the past, present and future.
Principal voices Defenders of the Earth include Lou Richards, Peter Mark Richman, Peter Renaday, Buster Jones, Loren Lester, Sarah Partridge, Adam Carl, Diane Pershing, William Callaway, Ron Feinberg, and Hal Rayle.
Defenders of the Earth has recently been released on a five-disc DVD set that includes all 65 adventure-filled episodes. Additionally, the set features commentary from the producer and creators on the first episode, “Escape from Mongo.” You can purchase Defenders of the Earth from Amazon. You can also try to win a copy here.
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Guidelines: This giveaway is open to participants with a United States mailing address only. (International readers can enter if they have a friend in the States who can accept their prizes by mail.) Many may enter but one person will win. You must be 18 and older to enter and no purchase is necessary. Contest ends July 18, 2010.
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