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Bissette's HYPERNAUT, N-MAN, and THE FURY - The History You've Never Seen!

The word is out: N-Man, Hypernaut, Sky Solo and The Fury are back! Hordes of MoCCA readers snatched up the 16-page preview, so there's no keeping the secret any longer.

A hidden slice of comics history will be revealed with TALES OF THE UNCANNY: N-MAN & FRIENDS - A NAUT COMICS HISTORY, VOL. 1, co-edited by Stephen R. Bissette and Tim Stout, an exploration of the rich history of these best-selling Naut Comics characters from yesteryear. Due out this fall, this book will delve deep into the Naut vaults to bring together such rare and never-seen pieces as:

  • * An unpublished 12-page Hypernaut/N-Man crossover comic story from the 1960s
  • * A script for an episode of the Hypernaut TV series.
  • * Covers from the 1930s Hypernaut pulps
  • * A story from the French N-Man comics, translated by Jean-Marc Lofficier, never before in English
  • * The never-before-reprinted infamous Int'l Harpoon comics parody revealing N-Man's sex life!
  • * Articles on the beloved fanzine Queep, the secret histories of Hypernaut cult writer Curtis Slarch and the mysterious Golden Age comics hero Banana Man, and more!
  • * Sketches, fan art, a tribute from Fred Hembeck
  • * ...and much more! All is explained in historical essays by such folks as Les Daniels (author of Batman: The Complete History and Marvel: Five Fabulous Decade of the World's Best Comics), Robyn Chapman (Hey Four Eyes, True Porn, etc.) and Jack Kirby Award, Stoker Award and Eisner Award winner Stephen R. Bissette (Swamp Thing, Taboo, Tyrant, Prince of Stories: The Many Worlds of Neil Gaiman, etc.).

Over 200 pages of pulse-pounding material looking at the entire run of the line, dating back to the pre-Naut pulp roots of such characters as the Hypernaut, N-Man and Sky Solo and her Screamin' Skydogs all the way up to the Modern Age. This book will come as a surprise and delight to comics fans and comics aficionados alike! Packaged by SpiderBaby Grafix and published by About Comics, Tales of the Uncanny will arrive at finer comic shops later this year. (Release date, format, and price TBA.)

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