Buck Rogers Collectibles
Philip Nolan`s Anthony Buck Rogers fictional character in his Armageddon 2419 A.D novella was reinvented by John Flint Dille and simply called Buck Rogers. John Flint Dille used Buck Rogers character in a comic strip that first appeared in a newspaper in 1929. Buck Rogers became famous with the help of syndicated comic strip. His fictional character also appeared in different media. Buck Rogers`s fictional character became famous not just in newspaper comic strip as well as in television, radio, magazine and movie serial.
Buck Rogers sci-fi adventures influenced people way of thinking and made them more aware in outer space and technology. In 1933, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century wrote by Dick Calkins and Nowlan foretold the origin of Buck Rogers. With that, Buck Rogers sensation only became more popular that leads in making different Buck Rogers toys and the like that fans collects. Buck Rogers Merchandise includes comics, role playing games, trading cards made by Topps, die cast Starfighter, colorforms adventure sets, playsets, board games and even lunch boxes.
First Buck Roger toys was released in 1933 and it was line of toy gun replicas used in the Buck Rogers comic strip. Buck Rogers`s collectables asides from toys are small and large character action figures. Mego released seven Buck Rogers Collectibles action figures along with other characters in 1979. Although Buck Rogers shows and novels are popular, Mego action figures do not share the same hype.
The action figures are in 12 inches scale and based on Buck Rogers in the 25th Century the pilot episode. The action figures include the characters of Roger Bucks, Draco, Dr. Huer, Draconian Guard, Tiger Man, Killer Kane and walking Twik. Other scale made is the common 3 inches plastic action figures. With Mego unpopular Buck Rogers figures before, today these action figures are what modern Buck Rogers collector pays a high price for a single action figure.