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January 31, 2008

Buck Rogers book brings back memories

Filed under: Uncategorized — doughaslam @ 9:48 am

When I was a kid, my big nerd pleasure was getting big books of classic comic reprints out of the library: Superman, Batman, Flash Gordon- and this one, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. My mother-in-law picked this up for my son at an estate sale, unaware that I would go crazy for it myself.

The books spans the life of the daily- and color Sunday- comic strip from 1929-1946. It doesn’t include the 1950’s strips by Ray Bradbury, but he does write the foreword.

I look forward to reacquainting myself with Buck, Wilma and Killer Kane, and showing my son as well.

Any other Buck Rogers fans out there?

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  1. Depends if being a Dr. Theopolis fan counts…

    Comment by John Wall — February 1, 2008 @ 1:09 pm

  2. Ah memories. I remember Twiki’s comment to “Eat lead sucker!” became a playground catchphrase at school. It sounds so quaint now.

    Comment by Sam — February 1, 2008 @ 7:14 pm

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