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Star Hawks: The Complete Series
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On October 3, 1977, Star Hawks premiered and introduced newspaper readers to the best science fiction/action comic strip in the last thirty years. Star Hawks combined the talents of renowned science fiction writer Ron Goulart and famed comic artist Gil Kane. The strip also introduced a two-tiered format to daily newspaper comic strips. Each daily installment of Star Hawks ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published April 6th 2004 by Hermes Press
(first published 1985)
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Gil Kane's art devolved into stock poses by the time he drew the comic strip reprinted here. All those up raised fists, upside down and sprawled bodies, hands with each finger on a different level, the lines between the eyes--at all begins to look the same. Kane was given the space to really draw interesting comic panels, but cluttered them with so many elements that the main action is often swallowed in all the rocks and machinery. The art may have been very impressive full-sized, but it does n ...more
Ron Goulart is a cultural historian and novelist. Besides writing extensively about pulp fiction—including the seminal Cheap Thrills: An Informal History of Pulp Magazines (1972)—Goulart has written for the pulps since 1952, when the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction published his first story, a sci-fi parody of letters to the editor. Since then he has written dozens of novels and countles ...moreMore about Ron Goulart