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HEXAGON COMICS is a library of approximately 3000 comic books consisting of over 200 characters created and published over the past 50 years that have sold over 400 million units, in France, Italy and Spain.
The HEXAGON COMICS characters were originally published by France's 5th largest publishers of newstand comics, Editions Lug, established in 1950, which also licensed the publication of Marvel Comics in France. Our characters consistently sold in average 75% of what the Marvel characters sold.
In the early 1990s, Editions Lug was sold to SEMIC, which continued to publish the characters, some in modernized versions in 2000-03. Some of these new stories were published as comic books in the United States.
In 2004, after the bankruptcy of SEMIC, the rights to the characters reverted to their creators, who banded together as HEXAGON COMICS to continue exploiting their creations.
In 2010, HEXAGON COMICS partnered with RIVIERE BLANCHE to relaunch an ambitious publishing program in France, involving both the reprint of classic stories in 500+-pages trade paperbacks, and two series of new color comics featuring all-new stories with our characters.
More than 40 trade paperbacks, two dozen comics, four novelizations, a role-playing game and a set of trading cards have already been published.
|STRANGERS 0: OMENS & ORIGINS - US$29.95/GBP 19.99 - 7x10 tpb, 128
Was the Bronze Gladiator deliberately drawn to Earth to fight Wampus? How did Tanka come to inherit the powers of an Invariant? What are the origins of the mysterious Futura? What terrible danger did Frank Universal and Sally Swift face in the Necromancerâ€™s castle? And how did Starlock free himself from the evil clutches of S.P.I.D.E.R.?
|STRANGERS 1: STRANGERS IN A STRANGE LAND - US$34.95/GBP 22.99 - 7x10 tpb, 160
Homicron, a NASA physicist whose body is inhabited by an alien intelligence, Starlock, the fugitive servant of awesome cosmic entities, Jaydee, a teenage alien metamorph abandoned on Earth, Jaleb, the telepathic agent of the Galactic Federation and Futura, a mysterious woman from another dimension, are gathered together by Tanka, a former jungle lord and agent of Earth's farthest future, to help save our planet from the deadly threats of Astaroth, the Necromancer and Duke Oxian.
|GUARDIAN OF THE REPUBLIC. US$12.99
/GBP 8.99 - 7x10 tpb, 48 p. color
He is the French Republic's last rempart against evil and terrorism. For generations, men of honor have worn the costume of the her hero called Guardian of the Republic! In this story, the Guardian teams up with the fearsome John Mist to fight the forces of CRIMEN.
|HEXAGON: DARK MATTER.
A novel. US$22.95/GBP 14.99 - 5x8 tpb, 300 pages
Black Lys. Plasma. Rakar. The Mysterious Archer. The Dark Flyer. Together they form Hexagon, the world's most powerful team of superheroes! But since the death of their leader Jeff Sullivan, the Man of Brass, they have gone from failure to failure - the mystical bond that united them is broken, their single sense of purpose seems to have disappeared. When a mysterious enemy emerges from the depths of time, determined to destroy them, Hexagon must find a replacement for Jeff who can restore their balance, but will this new member also spell their doom?
(STRANGERS Volume 3) by Claude Legrand & Luciano Bernasconi, foreword by Mike Baron, cover by Manuel Martin Peniche: US$20.95 + $3.00 p&h (European orders: send 25 Euros postage included)
on Comic Bits Online
(STRANGERS Volume 2) (+ Starknight, Dick Spade) by Danilo Grossi, foreword by Peter B. Gillis, cover by Manuel Garcia: US$20.95
+ $3.00 p&h (European
orders: send 25 Euros postage included) Review on Comic Bits Online.
(STRANGERS Volume 1) by Lina Buffolente,
Jean-Marc Lofficier & Jean-Jacques
Dzialowski, foreword by Marv
Wolfman, cover by Steve
Rude: US$24.95 + $3.50
p&h (European orders:
send 30 Euros postage included) Review on Comic Bits Online.
(Volume 1) by Franco Oneta, foreword by Joe Kubert, cover by Gil Formosa: US$22.95 + $3.00 p&h (European orders: send 28 Euros postage included)
Review on Comic Bits Online. Review on Jildy Sauce.
(Volume 1) by Claude J. Legrand, Jean-Marc Lofficier and Luciano Bernasconi, foreword by Roy Thomas, cover by Ladrönn: US$20.95 + $3.00 p&h (European orders: send 25 Euros postage included)
on Comic Bits Online.
(Volume 1) by Luciano Bernasconi, Jean-Marc Lofficier & Juan Roncagliolo Berger, foreword by
Gerry Conway, cover
by Gil Formosa: US$20.95 + $3.00 p&h (European orders: send 25 Euros postage included)
on Comic Bits Online.
(+ Silver Shadow) by
Franco Frescura and
Giorgio Trevisan, foreword
by Stan Lee, cover by
Ladrönn: US$20.95 + $3.00 p&h (European orders: send 25 Euros postage included) Review
on Comic Bits Online.
|ORDER WAMPUS (Volume 1) by Franco Frescura
and Luciano Bernasconi,
foreword by Will Eisner,
cover by Stephen R. Bissette:
US$20.95 + $3.00 p&h
(European orders: send 25 Euros postage included) "I ate it up when my copy arrived and have
already reread it, it's such grand fun; a heady stew of bogus sf/alien/espionage/terrorism circa the '60s, working
up to staggering global political/social collapse (orchestrated by the translucent noodle-bodied badboy Wampus)
that builds upon the anarchistic spirit of none other than Diabolik -- hence, a missing link of sorts in European
comics history, between the archetype of Fantomas and the coming wave of underground comix radicalism. Love, love,
love it, highly recommended!" S.R. Bissette. Wampus is one of the great alien monsters
of comics... [an] obscure gem of bande dessinée pulp paranoia. Paul Gravett. Review on Comic Bits Online.
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