If you are a Buck Rogers fan, Hermes Press has you covered at the San Diego Comic Con as the publisher announces the release of Howard Chaykin’s Buck Rogers.

Buck Rogers #1 primary

Before Star Trek and Star Wars, Buck Rogers captivated audiences around the world and made science fiction a national obsession.  Now, over eighty years after the creation of the newspaper strip that became a household word, Chaykin has returned the character and his universe back to basics:  Buck Rogers, former World War I ace is accidentally suspended in time only to awaken to a new and different earth, 500 years in the future, fragmented by war and ruled by an omnipotent force— the Chinese.  Now, Buck along with Colonel Wilma Deering, begin a new fight, to free the United States!  You’re in for the ride of your life with this retelling of a classic tale! Chaykin’s revival of this classic feature sets the stage for new adventures — so stay tuned! Be sure to check out the premiere of this fantastic revival of a beloved pop culture incon, the first sci-fi hero! Come by Hermes Press (booth # 1821) at the San Diego Comic Convention and pick up advance copies of issue #1 and the #1 variant!

Buck Rogers #1 Variant

Howard Chaykin’s Buck Rogers #1 arrives for the rest of us in August.

via Hermes Press

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1 Comment

  1. Oldcomicfan
    July 12, 2013 at 6:32 am — Reply

    Nice cover – I’ve always like Chaykin’s art, but that rocket pack would totally toast his buns….

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