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Star Hawks Vol. 1 (Preview)

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Star Hawks Vol. 1
Story by
Art by
Gil Kane
Cover by
Gil Kane
IDW Publishing

The classic 1970s science fiction newspaper strip created by Ron Goulart and Gil Kane is coming back in a big way. The only comic strip to be produced in a two-tier format, the Library of American Comics’ edition will reproduce each strip on its own page so readers can relish Kane’s incredible achievement. Nearly 40 years after its debut, Star Hawks still looks fresh and exciting. This first of three volumes reprints more than 300 double-sized strips and includes an introduction by Ron Goulart.

  • “It was the most imaginative innovation in the newspaper strip since adventure stories invaded the funnies. Goulart furnished fast-moving stories, crisp and economical scripting, and more than an occasional flash of humor… But Star Hawk’s toehold near the pinnacle of noteworthy comic strips is best secured by its graphic treatment.” –The Art of the Comic Book: An Aesthetic History