336 pages, 7.5" x 10" x 1.5", full color;
Reprints 12 stories from the best Gold Key Comics series Dark Shadows;
art by Joe Certa;
Stories by Donald Arneson and Arnold Drake
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Hermes Press proudly announces the best stories from its complete reprint of Gold Key Comics’ television tie-in of the legendary supernatural suspense series Dark Shadows just in time for the release of the new big screen Tim Burton version of the show starring Johnny Depp. Now fans can get in the mood for the upcoming film by reliving twelve of the best Dark Shadows comic books all over again. For those who are curious about Dark Shadows this is the perfect introduction as it will be available two months before the release date of the film.
The forerunner to today’s immensely popular vampire-themed television programs and theatrical films, Dark Shadows still garners serious attention as one of the most memorable TV shows of the last forty years. The comic books collected in this volume are completely digitally restored and present twelve complete issues, carefully selected from the entire thirty-five book run of the feature, presenting archetypal tales of vampires, werewolves, and the supernatural. The stories contained in this collection are beautifully crafted; they are the perfect companion for fans of the show, but they stand on their own as fine examples of compelling and effective comic book storytelling. This book showcases the best of the classic Gold Key Dark Shadows books together with a huge photo supplement and informative essays on the series.
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Alex Raymond was one of the most influential comic strip artists of the 20th Century, creating action-packed art for Secret Agent X-9, the spectacular, classic imagery for Flash Gordon, and the nuanced, brilliant artwork for the detective/film-noiresque Rip Kirby.
Now, for the first time, Hermes Press presents a comprehensive, definitive, art monograph covering Raymond's complete artistic output with an authoritative text by noted comics historian Ron Goulart.
This new exhaustive full color art book features over 400 images, many scanned directly from Raymond's original artwork, and is being published under license from King Features as part of their 100th anniversary celebration. See original artwork from Raymond's work on Secret Agent X-9, Flash Gordon, Jungle Jim, and Rip Kirby together with numerous examples of his earliest strip artwork, commercial illustration, and more.
This extra large format art book is presented in a 10 by 13 inch size, so collectors can savor every detail of Raymond's artistic genius.
Bernie Wrightson: Art and Designs for the Gang of Seven Animation Studio; $60; ISBN 978-1-61345-136-6; hardcover with printed laminated cover; full color; 240 pages; 8.5 x 11 landscape; matte coated stock paper; essays and documentary material.
Bernie Wrightson, comic book artist and illustrator extraordinaire has worked creating comic books, illustration, and conceptual design for film. His impressive list of work includes the co-creation of Swamp Thing, illustrating Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, and, of course, working on dozens of comic book titles.
Wrightson’s extensive design work for the Gang of Seven Animation Studio, while known, has never been documented until now with the creation of this new in-depth monograph that utilizes the archives of the studio. Marvel at concept drawings, model sheets, and hundreds of designs for projects including Biker Mice From Mars, The Juice, and Freak Show. All of the artwork in this book has been scanned directly from the original artwork so fans can savior Wrightson’s genius up close and personal.
Also included in this monograph is an introductory essay, an in-depth interview, and photographs taken during his tenure as an associate partner of the studio.