Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future

Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future is the title of a science fiction novel by Martin Caidin published in 1995.wikipedia
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Buck Rogers

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The novel is a reimagining of Buck Rogers, a pulp fiction character created in the 1920s by Philip Francis Nowlan and later popularized in a long-running comic strip and in films and television.
A reprint of this work was included with the first edition of the novel Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future (1995) by Martin Caidin.

Martin Caidin

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Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future is the title of a science fiction novel by Martin Caidin published in 1995.
Years later, Caidin would reference bionics, in a satirical manner, for his novel Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future, an adaptation of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century in which Rogers is given bionic parts after being revived from his centuries-long coma.

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The novel is a reimagining of Buck Rogers, a pulp fiction character created in the 1920s by Philip Francis Nowlan and later popularized in a long-running comic strip and in films and television.

TSR (company)

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Caidin's novel was published by TSR, Inc., which also published a role-playing game based upon Nowlan's creation entitled Buck Rogers XXVC, which in turn spawned a series of novels.
TSR also published the 1995 novel Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future by Martin Caidin, a standalone re-imagining of the Buck Rogers universe and unrelated to TSR's Buck Rogers XXVC game.

Science fiction

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Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future is the title of a science fiction novel by Martin Caidin published in 1995.

Pulp magazine

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The novel is a reimagining of Buck Rogers, a pulp fiction character created in the 1920s by Philip Francis Nowlan and later popularized in a long-running comic strip and in films and television.

Comic strip

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The novel is a reimagining of Buck Rogers, a pulp fiction character created in the 1920s by Philip Francis Nowlan and later popularized in a long-running comic strip and in films and television.

Role-playing game

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Caidin's novel was published by TSR, Inc., which also published a role-playing game based upon Nowlan's creation entitled Buck Rogers XXVC, which in turn spawned a series of novels.

Buck Rogers XXVC

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Caidin's novel was published by TSR, Inc., which also published a role-playing game based upon Nowlan's creation entitled Buck Rogers XXVC, which in turn spawned a series of novels.

Fokker

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Caidin's novel retells the story of Anthony "Buck" Rogers, a top pilot who is mortally wounded in a Fokker plane crash.

Suspended animation

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Given zero chance of survival with modern-day medical methods, Rogers is placed into suspended animation at Cyberdyne Systems, in the hopes that at some point in the future new technologies will render his injuries survivable.

25th century

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As with the original Buck Rogers story, the pilot must adjust to life in the 25th century while also helping Earth battle various invaders.

Children's literature

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The first edition of the novel includes as a bonus a reprint of a 1933 children's book by Nowlan and Dick Calkins entitled Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, which was 32 pages long and in full color.

Dick Calkins

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The first edition of the novel includes as a bonus a reprint of a 1933 children's book by Nowlan and Dick Calkins entitled Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, which was 32 pages long and in full color.

Wilma Deering

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Another incarnation of Wilma Deering appears in the 1995 novel Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future by Martin Caidin.

Cyborg (novel)

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During the 1990s, Caidin wrote the novel Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future based upon the Buck Rogers comic strip of the 1930s.

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* Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future, a 1995 novel by Martin Caidin that reimagines the events of Armageddon 2419 A.D.

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