Pop-culture publisher Hermes Press, whose latest two bestselling releases, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century the Complete Newspaper Dailies Volume One and James Bond the History of the Illustrated 007 announce the publication of their latest book: STAR TREK: A COMICS HISTORY by Alan J. Porter, ISBN 1-932563-35-0, $39.99, all color, deluxe paperback with special cover with flaps and endpapers, heavy coated paper stock, 8.5 by 11 inches, 208 pages.
Now for the first time the complete history of the Star Trek universe in comic books and newspaper strips all over the world is chronicled in exhaustive detail with Star Trek: A Comic Book History. Written by pop-culture historian Alan J. Porter, author of the bestselling James Bond The History of the Illustrated 007, this book will be the definitive history on the subject. Nine information-packed chapters detailing the history of Star Trek from the first Gold Key comic books, to the English newspaper strip, to Marvel and DC’s titles, to the present day. Exhaustively covers all publications of the entire Star Trek universe. Includes creator interviews, unpublished artwork, and a detailed checklist. Published to coincide with the release of the new Star Trek movie this book is the perfect companion for all fans of Star Trek and its various incarnations. Available in March/2009. Boldly goes where no book has gone before!