Howard Chaykin’s BUCK ROGERS premieres at SDCC 2013

by Jeff

JUN131170 Howard Chaykin's BUCK ROGERS premieres at SDCC 2013Media Release — The adventure that started it all is back! Howard Chaykin’s ground-breaking tale of the new Buck Rogers comes to comic book stores in August! Before Star Trek and Star Wars, Buck Rogers captivated audiences around the world and made science fiction a national obsession.

Now, over eighty years after the creation of the newspaper strip that became a household word, Chaykin has returned the character and his universe back to basics: Buck Rogers, former World War I ace is accidentally suspended in time only to awaken to a new and different earth, 500 years in the future, fragmented by war and ruled by an omnipotent force— the Chinese. Now, Buck along with Colonel Wilma Deering, begin a new fight, to free the United States!

You’re in for the ride of your life with this retelling of a classic tale! Chaykin’s revival of this classic feature sets the stage for new adventures — so stay tuned! Be sure to check out the premiere of this fantastic revival of a beloved pop culture incon, the first sci-fi hero! Come by Hermes Press (booth # 1821) at the San Diego Comic Convention and pick up advance copies of issue #1 and the #1 variant!

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