In the year 2015, Ming the Merciless is wreaking havoc on planet Earth and intends to take anyone in his way out. The only thing that stands in his way is a team of the world's greatest heroes; space explorer Flash Gordon, "The Ghost Who Walks" The Phantom, the great magician Mandrake and his assistant the super-strong Lothar. They are aided by their children Rick Gordon, Jedda Walker, Kshin, and L.J. in their quest to stop Ming once and for all.