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Happy St. Patrick's Day Sale from Hermes Press!

Happy St. Patrick's Day from Hermes Press! Get 17% off your total order using code STPATRICK2016 from Thursday till Sunday!

When you're done partying this St. Patrick's Day, why not pick up a good book? Hermes Press is having a great St. Patrick's Day sale – 17% off your total order! Why not buy one of our newest titles, Alex Raymond: An Artistic Journey: Adventure, Intrigue, and Romance, or maybe Mandrake the Magician: The Complete King Years Volume 1?

Or if you want one of our pre-order books, with a guarantee to be one of the first people to own it...Order your copy of Terry and the Pirates: The Complete George Wunder Years Volume 3 today! We also have Volume 1 (pre-order)and Volume 2 (in stock) for you to order as well!

And if you want to explore some of our classic titles, why not pick up a copy ofBrenda Starr: The Collected Dailies and Sundays: 1940-1946?

And, of course, if you like sales...Check out our Super Sale Section and add an additional 17% off of our already heavily discounted prices! Dark Shadows: The Best of the Complete Series is just one of the many titles we have to offer. 

All of these titles and more are 17% off with code STPATRICK2016, from this Thursday, March 17 to Sunday, March 20! 

Watch the HP SDCC Panel "Hermes Press: A Celebration of Women Artists in Comics During WWII"!

Below are the two parts of the Hermes Press San Diego Comic Con 2015 Panel "Hermes Press: A Celebration of Women Artists in Comics During WWII" with panelist Trina Robbins, Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson, Ramona Fradon, and Maggie Thompson. Moderated by publisher Dan Herman.

Comic Book Resources interviews historian Trina Robbins, author of the upcoming Babes in Arms!

Comic Book Resources has recently interviewed Trina Robbins, the author of Babes in Arms, about her newest book! Check it out here.

Here's an excerpt from the interview:

"CBR News: Trina, your new book is about four women who drew comics during WWII -- though these are not the only four women, by any stretch.

Trina Robbins: As you may know -- or maybe you don't know -- as in every other industry the guys who were working in comics who were draft age either enlisted or were drafted. And as in every other industry, women filled their positions. There were more women during World War II working in comic books than there had ever been before. I think possibly because the editors were just smart enough to give them the right work, what they drew and tended to draw were strong, beautiful women who fought the Axis. These are four specific women who definitely, during the war, drew strong beautiful women fighting the Axis. That's "Babes in Arms.""

We're coming to the San Diego Comic Con!


Get ready for Hermes Press at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con everyone! This year is going to be more exciting than ever, and Hermes Press is proud to present ALL NEW SDCC exclusives: A Limited Edition of 75 of our Phantom Sundays Archive, with a special plate signed and numbered by Phantom artist Sal Velluto — perfect for framing! This edition also includes a special jacket, and, of course, the SDCC exclusive logo! We are also offering comic book packs of our popular Phantom comic book by Peter David and Sal Velluto: Get all 16 covers (four regular, twelve variants) of issue #1, and all 4 variants plus the original cover of issues #2 and #3! Only available at the San Diego Comic Con, at our booth #1821!

 

If you love our books, make sure to stop by our booth to get your copy of Brenda Starr the Collected Dailies and Sundays signed by comics historian Trina Robbins (who wrote the book’s definitive Introduction), and pick up copies of the Eisner Nominated Volumes One and Two of Walt Kelly’s Pogo: the Complete Dell Comics!

 

It gets even better from there! Make sure to come to our amazing panel, "A Celebration of Women Artists in the Comics During World War Two" which features its author Trina Robbins as well as panelists Ramona Fradon, Maggie Thompson, Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson, and Daniel Herman. This panel is on Friday from 12:00-1:00 in Room 9!

 

We’ll also be premiering Rob Worley’s supercat Scratch9 in his first OGN!  Come by and chat with Rob Worley and artist Joshua Buchanan and pick up a free Scratch9 convention special!

 

Also premiering is Executive Outcomes, a Previews Staff Pick which is garnering critical praise everywhere; it’s a powerful original graphic novel which presents an action-packed story of mercenaries hired to bring stability to the war-torn African country of Sierra Leone.  Meet authors Nick Bicanic and Zack Sherman and pick up a free convention special!

 

We are also featuring multiple signings of our artists and authors during the weekend- please check by our booth and our ad in the convention guide for dates and times!

 

We hope to see you all at our favorite convention, the San Diego Comic Con!

 

Babes in Arms to be published by Hermes Press!

Coming soon from Hermes Press! Babes in Arms, written by famed comics historian Trina Robbins, is a collection of classic World War II heroines by artists such as Jill Elgin, Lily Renee, Barbara Hall, and Fran Hopper! 


BABES IN ARMS: WOMEN IN THE COMICS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR by Trina Robbins; ISBN #1-61345-095-6; $60; 7.75 x 10.25 inches; hardcover; all color; collects classic World War II women fighting heroes by artists Barbara Hall, Jill Elgin, Lily Renee, and Fran Hopper; over 300 pages of action packed adventure! 

During the Golden Age of comics publishers offered titles supporting the war effort — presenting fighting men and their feminine counterparts — babes in arms!  Comic books during this period featured US service-women fighting all of the axis bad guys and gave several of the most noteworthy women artists of the era opportunities to create action-packed, adventure filled four color stories.  Now for the first time renowned pop-culture historian Trina Robbins assembles comic book stories by artists Barbara Hall, Jill Elgin, Lily Renee, and Fran Hopper together with insightful commentary and loads of documentary extras to create the definitive book chronicling the work of these important Golden Age artists.  This magnificent art book offers page after page of good girl action!   

 

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