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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century The Complete Newspaper Dailies HC (2008) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century The Complete Newspaper Dailies HC (2008) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "1929-1930" By Philip Francis Nowlan and Dick Calkins. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, the first, best, and original science-fiction newspaper strip, has it all - space ships, anti-gravity belts, space pirates, invaders from other worlds, nefarious villains, and, of course, heroes. Comic strip historian Maurice Horn notes that Buck Rogers in the 25th Century "introduced most of the staples of science-fiction plotting" to the American public - as well as to everyone else in the world who read it. Beginning in September 2008, Hermes Press will begin a complete reprint of the ground-breaking newspaper strip in a 9" x 12" landscape format, 2 strips per page. Reprinting over 900 strips, 2 years of the daily strip are presented in Volume One, beginning with the first strip dated January 7, 1929. A special 16-page color section contains an essay on the strip by a leading science-fiction author to place the series in historical perspective together with documentary materials and production artwork. See and experience the thrill and awe of the precursor of Star Trek, Star Wars, and every other science-fiction story to come after! Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 9-in. x 12-in., 320 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century The Complete Newspaper Dailies HC (2008) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "1930-1932" By Ron Goulart, Philip Nowlan and Dick Calkins. The saga of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, the world's most famous science-fiction newspaper strip, continues with the second volume Hermes Press' complete reprinting of this ground-breaking title! See more exciting adventures of Buck Rogers and Wilma Deering in six complete self-contained stories published originally between 1930 and 1932. This volume also includes a special 16 page introductory essay by noted science-fiction writer and pop culture historian Ron Goulart and an afterword detailing interesting little-known aspects surrounding the strip. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 9-in. x 12-in., 320 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century The Complete Newspaper Dailies HC (2008) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "1932-1934" By Ron Goulart, Philip Nowlan and Dick Calkins. The saga of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, the world's most famous science-fiction newspaper strip, continues in the reprint of the ground-breaking title, complete with space ships, anti-gravity belts, damsels in distress, invaders from other worlds, nefarious villains, and heroes! Included in this volume are two years of the strip, 1932 to 1934, plus a special 16-page introductory essay by noted writer Ron Goulart. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 9-in. x 12-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century The Complete Newspaper Dailies HC (2008) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. "1934-1935" Written by John F. Dille. Art by Dick Calkins. The saga of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, the world's most famous science-fiction newspaper strip, continues with Volume Four of Hermes Press' complete reprint of this ground-breaking title. Included in this volume are two more years of the strip, from 1935 to 1937, comprising five complete adventures, plus details on the strip's history and its impact on the culture of the times. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 9-in. x 12-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century The Complete Newspaper Dailies HC (2008) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "1935-1936" Written by John F. Dille. Art by Dick Calkins. The saga of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, the world's most famous science-fiction newspaper strip, continues! Included in this volume are two more years of the strip, from 1935 to 1937, featuring five complete adventures. Volume Five features continuities with Buck, Wilma, Ardala, Killer Kane, and Black Barney. The strips contained in this volume have never been reprinted before and have been painstakingly restored to perfection! Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 9-in. x 12-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century The Complete Newspaper Dailies HC (2008) 6-1ST

    Volume 6 - 1st printing. "1936-1938!" Written by John F. Dille. Art by Dick Calkins. The saga of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, the world's most famous science-fiction newspaper strip, continues with Volume Six of Hermes Press' critically acclaimed complete reprint of this ground-breaking title. Included in this volume are two more years of the strip, from 1936 to 1938, featuring four complete adventures, plus a special 16 page introductory essay by noted Buck Rogers expert Alan Lane and an afterword detailing interesting details about the history of the strip and its impact on science and science-fiction. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 9-in. x 12-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #7-1ST
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century The Complete Newspaper Dailies HC (2008) 7-1ST

    Volume 7 - 1st printing. "1938-1940!" Written by John F. Dille. Art by Dick Calkins. The saga of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, the world's most famous science-fiction newspaper strip, continues with Volume Seven of Hermes Press' critically acclaimed complete reprint of this ground-breaking title. Included in this volume are two more years of the strip, from 1938 to 1940, featuring three complete adventures - "Overturned World," "Martian War Threat," and "Super-Dwarf of Space." The strips contained in this volume have never been printed before and have been painstakingly restored to perfection! Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 9-in. x 12-in., 272 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.99.