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Buck Rogers (1940 Famous Funnies) comic books

  • Issue #2
    Buck Rogers (1940 Famous Funnies) 2
    Auction opens January 3
    • Centerfold detached. Staple rust with migration.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.10) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • Interior is complete, but brittle. Near full length spine split through most wraps.

    Story by Phil Nowlan. Art and cover by Dick Calkins. Reprints of the early comic strip that defined "science fiction" for an entire generation. Collects the Buck Rogers Sunday strips (with a different storyline than the daily strip), following the adventures of Buddy Deering, younger brother of Buck's compadre Wilma Deering. On Mars, Buddy and Alura turn the tables on the Tiger Emperor's army. 68 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Buck Rogers (1940 Famous Funnies) 5
    • INCOMPLETE. 1.5" Edge strip torn from last half of book (affects art and story). Staple rust with migration.
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    • Piece of tape on interior front cover.

    Story by Rick Yager and Russell Keaton. Art by Rick Yager (credited as Dick Calkins) and Russell Keaton. Reprints of the early comic strip that defined "science fiction" for an entire generation. Collects the Buck Rogers Sunday strips (with a different storyline than the daily strip) from Feb. 12, 1939 to Sept. 17, 1939, following the adventures of Buddy Deering, younger brother of Buck's compadre Wilma Deering. Black Barney joins forces with Buddy and Alura to prevent the Martian invasion of Earth, but the man they thought was Buck Rogers is actually a Martian Tigerman in disguise. Also, airborne adventure with the aviation strip Skyroads, from 1937. Buck Rogers; Skyroads. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.