$ 60.00 $ 65.00
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The Phantom, Hermes Press presents the first definitive survey of all of the major artists whose work brought the character and the comic strips and comic books to life.
Prefaced by a definitive essay, which chronicles the birth of the feature, this book offers rarely seen early original artwork by Ray Moore and Wilson McCoy. This deluxe art book additionally offers chapters on: All of the artists who have worked on the strip from its beginning in 1936 to the present — with numerous examples of original artwork, specialty pieces, and unpublished artwork; the artists who created the comic book incarnation of The Ghost Who Walks featuring a Gallery of all of George Wilson’s covers and artwork from Bill Lignante, Jim Aparo, Pat Boyette, and Don Newton (included is the original artwork for one complete Jim Aparo story and one complete Don Newton story) as well as the artists who turned in artwork for DC, Marvel, Moonstone, and Dynamite. The Art of the Phantom also covers artists from all over the world who have worked on feature including Australia, Italy, and Scandinavia. This is the ultimate book on the art and artists of The Phantom and will be the definitive word on the subject.
$ 44.99 $ 49.99
COMING CHRISTMAS 2019
Steve Ditko was the last of a sturdy generation of American comic book artists who produced iconic, modern day mythology and was among the most influential and original creators of the 20th Century. A prime architect, together with Jack Kirby and Stan Lee, of a universe of heroic characters that took Marvel Comics from an underdog New York publisher in the 1960s to the world-recognized brand of comic book superheroes and multi-million-dollar movies of today, Ditko co-created Spider-Man but walked away from the character he designed over 50 years ago, to never again return to the enduring superhero and retreating completely from the public eye thereafter. Seeking his own individualistic paths for creative and personal expression would lead to condemnation from some, restricted work opportunities from others and a reclusive life peppered with memories of interfering editors; original artwork that had been stolen from him and a life-long adherence to his Objectivist convictions. With the book sourcing a decade-long correspondence between Steve Ditko and its author David Currie, the history of the formative years of American comic books and the rise of Marvel Comics is revealed, illuminated further by interviews with many other comic book creators from all periods. It’s an intrigue-filled story of heroes and villains, both fictional and real; visionary artists on zero-hour contracts and one man’s artistically productive and diligently uncompromising life.
$ 24.99 $ 29.99
AVAILABLE SUMMER 2019
Move over Barbarella, here comes Lann!
While Frank Thorne is known primarily for his works Ghita (with a deluxe arrival reprint by Hermes Press in 2017 and Volume 2 coming in 2019) and Red Sonja, he also created the sexy cyber heroine Lann!
Bursting from the pages of Heavy Metal back in the 80s, the sexy dark haired super-spy Lann with her droid Glitch and Shard go on some exciting space adventures! Fresh from her recent rejuvenation treatment, Lann and her companions are sent on a mission to find two kidnapped girls from Neon-Six. The new adventure is filled with bed-hopping, zap guns, space ships, anatomically detailed robots, and lots and lots of sex!
This is a great X-rated space opera- Barbarella meets Blade Runner! Come along for the ride.
This deluxe limited edition is limited to 1,000 copies! It will also contain a historical essay and never before seen Frank Thorne art!
$ 150.00 $ 175.00
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