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Hermes Press is coming to the Baltimore Comic-Con and is bringing the all-­new The Phantom with them!

Hermes Press has previously published Howard Chaykin’s Buck Rogers, and now they are bringing The Phantom back to the comic scene with writer Peter David and artist Sal Velluto! Hermes Press will be hosting a panel at the convention Friday from 2­-3 pm that is celebrating this comic icon and the all-new story that is set to come out this October. The panel will feature a special documentary that was first presented at the San Diego Comic-Con, and will feature interviews and presentations by Peter David and Sal Velluto, as well as publisher Daniel Herman.

Make sure to drop by the booth (#2201) and see a digital sample of The Phantom comic book. Also available at the booth will be copies of the sold­-out Buck Rogers: Grievous Angels by Howard Chaykin, George Wunder’s Terry and the Pirates Volume 1, and the Murphy Anderson’s Buck Rogers: The Complete Sundays. All other merchandise will be discounted and includes a host of back catalog material.

There will also be a free commemorative poster for Issue #1 of The Phantom available at the booth, designed by Sal Velluto.

General Admission and VIP Package tickets for Weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are now on sale! Visit for more information and to purchase your advanced tickets now!

Join us high atop the Baltimore skyline overlooking the Inner Harbor for an intimate evening that would be the envy of Bruce Wayne and Tony Stark! This cocktail party event with food, drink, and socializing will be attended by the likes of Reilly Brown, Mark Buckingham, Greg Capullo, Frank Cho, Alan Davis, Dave Gibbons, Dean Haspiel, Barry Kitson, Brandon Peterson, Gail Simone, Walter and Louise Simonson, John K. Snyder III, John Totleben, Rick Veitch, Matt Wagner, Mark Waid, Bill Willingham, and more on Friday, September 5th at 8pm. This unique opportunity is a limited ticket count event. Tickets are available at — act now before the opportunity is gone!

In the coming weeks, look for more announcements from the Baltimore Comic-Con. We are looking forward to highlighting our guests, the Harvey Awards, industry exclusives, and programming. The latest developments can always be found on our website, Twitter, and Facebook pages.

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About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 14th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. With a guest list unequaled in the industry, the Baltimore Comic-Con will be held September 5-7, 2014. For more information, please visit

About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry’s oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 20 years, the last 9 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit


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