Tyrant Ming the Merciless and his vast army of evil accomplices are working overtime to destroy humanity. Now, four of the greatest comic strip heroes, The Phantom, Flash Gordon, Mandrake and his trusted confidant and bodyguard, Lothar, join forces with their uniquely talented teenage children to challenge Ming and his evil followers in a series of great adventures.
Ming uses his freeze-ray weapon to capture unstoppable alien creatures, transport them to earth and unleash them on the world.
Ming treks to the hidden Temple of Pantheria to acquire the sacred panther tooth which he will use to control the world's panthers, ordering them to wreak havoc on the world and destroy the Defenders!
Ming schemes to take over the earth by using an oceanographer's invention to turn all the fish in the sea against mankind.
Jedda agrees to become N'Dama's protégé, the Weather Demon, in exchange for help in saving her father's life.
Ming develops Android Clones of the Defenders and programs them to commit a series of crimes, so that the real Defenders will be put on trial by the Galactic Federation and banished to a galaxy 300 light years from Earth.
In Ming's latest plot, using his Mind Neutralizer to enslave the human race, Ming manipulates his own daughter to capture Flash, Rick, Jedda and L.J.
When an overzealous 13 year-old superhero wannabe spends a day at Monitor, it could mean the destruction of Earth.
Ming captures a powerful source of anti-energy and unleashes an army of monsters from the Nightworld on the Earth.
Octon and Garax concoct a bogus scheme to overthrow Ming, luring the young Defenders to Ice Station Earth where Ming probes Rick's mind for the secret plans to Monitor's defense systems.
Ming unleashes a parasitic, life-killing mutant on the Defenders and sends them back in time, in a plan to eliminate the Defenders and destroy all life on Earth.
Ming's household helper robots are selling like hotcakes. However the public doesn't know that his Merciless Highness plans to enslave every one of their owners via satellite directed hypno-beam.
Aided by a powerful mystic, Ming brings to life gods from another dimension to help him conquer the world. However, his plan goes out of control when he underestimates his collaborator.
Jedda, believing her father dead, must make the most important decision of her life. Is she ready to assume the role of Phantom?
The Defenders face certain death inside an ancient shrine in Morocco, but Kshin uses a mysterious book of enigmas to save them.
The Defenders must prevent Ming from obtaining an obelisk which will give him the power to travel 4-times the speed of light!