Press Release Hermes Press is pleased to announce that Eisner-winning artist Mike Kunkel is the second cover artist on the all-new series “Scratch9: Cat of Nine Worlds”. Kunkel, known for his beloved comic “Herobear & The Kid” has provided a beautiful image of Scratch and his new villain Strick for the issue, which ships in July!
Press Release The iconic gothic romance vampire television series Dark Shadows was so popular and influential that it was adapted in numerous media. In addition to finding its way into 35 Gold Key comic books — all collected by Hermes Press in five hardcover volumes, Dark Shadows was also adapted into one of the most striking comic strips of the 1970s, running for only one year, from March 14, 1971 through March 11, 1972, with stand out, eye-catching artwork by seasoned comic book and comic strip artist Ken Bald.
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!
Press Release Comics have never looked so good, and Hermes Press is proud to present Scratch9 Cat Tails Issue 1, and Sparrow and Crowe: The Demoniac of Los Angeles Issue 4! Coming today to a computer screen near you, both of these exciting titles have been released to digital comic book seller Comixology!
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.
Press Release Hermes Press is pleased to announce the deluxe bookshelf hardcover printing of “Scratch9: The Pet Project (Second Life Edition)”, collecting the complete fan-favorite, all-ages title under one cover for the first time. The new collection includes the original, Eisner-nominated graphic novel “Scratch9: The Pet Project” along with this year’s hit anthology “Scratch9: Cat Tails.”
Press Release Building on the critical success of Hermes Press’ complete reprint of Alex Toth’s Zorro, Hermes is now issuing the first comic book incarnation of the masked, caped defender of old California, with a complete reprint of Dell’s Pre-Code Zorro. Before the Comics Code tried to take all the fun out of comic books, Zorro burst onto comic store racks all over the county, introducing many youngsters to this classic archetypal character.
Press Release Before Fredric Wertham and The Seduction of the Innocent (SOTI), before the Kefauver Hearings, and before the infamous Comics Code, the comic book racks at local drug stores and newsstands boasted a plethora of delights highlighted by the good girl adventures of the comic book version of Brenda Starr.
Press Release Coming in the fall of 2013, Hermes Press presents Neil the Horse!
Max Collins, author of Road to Perdition, who wrote the foreword and introduction to Hermes Press’ Mickey Spillane’s From the FIles of… Mike Hammer, will be signing the book as well as answering questions about his friend and mentor Mickey Spillane at the Hermes Press Booth #1821-23 on Sunday, July 21 from 1-2:30PM.
Press Release Walt Kelly’s Pogo, acknowledged as one of the most important and influential comic strips of all time, first appeared not in newspapers but as a feature in the Dell comic book anthology Animal Comics, in its first issue, in 1942. The complex, multi-layered, character-rich world of Pogo and the Okefenokee Swamp started in these early stories. It was here, in the four color world of comic books, that the feature and its characters grew and matured, ultimately becoming one of the world’s most famous comic strips.