Certain characters are recognized by everyone as representing a sea-change. Superman inspired the creation of the entire superhero genre, Batman is the source of an abundance of recurring hero tropes, Spider-Man inspired a realm of characters with human failings and personalities. But what of those characters who DON’T get the same recognition for their place in history? Welcome to Ten Things!
Press Release 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!
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, the first, best and original sci-fi hero is supporting Free Comic Book day with a special re-print of one complete Sunday story, “Prophet of the Fire Demon,” by fabled artist Russell Keaton, whose fantasy work is considered to be one of the high-points of the feature. This story has been painstakingly digitally reconstructed to perfection and looks better than the original newspaper Sundays! Hermes Press’ Buck Rogers FDBD issue will also offer bonus material and tons of surprises! Hermes Press is a Silver level sponsor of Free Comic Book Day.
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: The Complete Newspaper Dailies Volume 7 1938-1940 is now available! The adventures continue with Buck and Wilma in the most famous science-fiction newspaper comic strips! Included in this volume are three action packed adventures featuring: Overturned World, Martian War Threat, and Super-Dwarf of Space with an introduction essay explaining the history of Buck Rogers and its impact on the world of science-fiction! Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: The Complete Newspaper Dailies Volume Seven 1938-1940; ISBN 978-1-61345-024-6; 9 x 11.75 inches; x 1.25 inches; 272 pages; color and black-and-white, hardcover with a printed laminated
Press Release Hermes Press continues its definitive reprint collection of the vintage Buck Rogers daily comic strip with Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: the Complete Newspaper Dailies-Volume 5, 1935-1936. Americans were well steeped in the Great Depression when these strips came out, but that didn’t keep writer Philip Nowlan or artist Dick Calkins from challenging the troubles of a country with more idealistic science fiction!
Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take the jump for The Dresden Files, Stargate, Green Hornet, The Boys, The Lone Ranger, and more.
Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #5, Kato Origins #2: Way of the Ninja, Bullet to the Head #1, Buck Rogers #12, Blackbeard: Legend of the Pyrate King #4, Battlefields #7: Motherland and Part 1, and the Black Terror Volume 2 trade paperback.