Flying Saucers was a one-shot comic, published by Avon Periodicals in 1950. It was the company's first science fiction comic.

The cover was drawn by Gene Fawcette and Wally Wood wrote and drew most of the stories.

Flying Saucers features Professor Ross Lanning, an explorer and scientist. He is in search of the answer to the mystery of why there have been repeated sightings of strange saucer shaped ships. Lanning travels deep into the South American jungle to solve the mystery.

After being captured by headhunters Professor Lanning is thrown into a volcanic crater, where he discovers a strange new world of machines and creatures in suspended animation.


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Flying Saucers Issue #1

Comic Book Cover For Flying Saucers Issue #1 Avon Periodicals