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Wow! Do these images bring back the memories of when I was a kid and a starving College student.
Buck Rogers on the silver screen. Buck Rogers on the radio. Buck Rogers toys. Buck Rogers comic strips. Buck Rogers on TV with some really beautiful women, who were smart and not just door stoppers for the guys to woo.
Buck Rogers comic books.
My first draw to Buck Rogers was Larry Crabbe, or Buster Crabbe, as he later was renamed. His likable character made the serials have so much more believability during that time of cheap special effects, when you could see the actual wires holding up the spaceships and saw sparks coming out of their rayguns, and ray blasts that were oftentimes scratch marks on the original film celluloid.
If you ever become a film maker, you've got to try scratching an animation on celluloid, but then again with everything going digital, you might not get that pleasure.
I threw in a Gil Gerard pose for the ladies I thought you'd like. He was so good looking and likable in the TV series, which started out as a movie first, then went on to several seasons on TV as well. He was kind of the Burt Reynolds of TV sci-fi.
Anyway, I thought I'd post this gallery for everyone to take a look at the long, long history of this fan favorite character. I wouldn't be surprised at all if some movie mogul, or TV mogul isn't eyeing this property for a new movie or TV series. Maybe even an Internet series.
Hey Guys and Gals! How about an Internet series. A lot of good animators out there as well as movie makers.