Hermes Press to collect Howard Chaykin’s Buck Rogers
Howard Chaykin’s new ground-breaking, critically acclaimed revival of Buck Rogers is now available as a graphic novel which collects all four comics released in 2013 with tons of special bonus material: interviews, original artwork, script examples, and pin-ups. Chaykin’s tale of the new Buck Rogers, “Grievous Angels” reintroduces one of science fiction’s iconic characters!
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 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!
Includes all of Buck Rogers most famous characters – Wilma Deering, Ardala, Killer Kane, Dr. Huer, and Black Barney together with a host of new characters created for this incredible new Buck Rogers adventure.
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Graphic Novel: “Grievous Angels” available in July/ 2014; Howard Chaykin, story and art; Jesus Aburtov, colors; 128 pages; Hardcover Previews Exclusive Edition with special cover art created just for this edition available only through your local comic shop and Diamond Comic Distributors; $24.99 (left). Trade paperback; $17.99 (right). Both editions loaded with extras: interviews, original artwork, and production artwork.