Philip Francis Nowlan (1888-1940) was American pulp writer, best known for creating the character of Anthony "Buck" Rogers. Buck Rogers first appeared in the pulp magazine AMAZING STORIES in 1928 and was subsequently serialized in comic books, film, and a television series from 1980-81.
Amageddon 2419 A.D. and Other Works by Philip Francis Nowlanby Philip Francis Nowlan
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This Halcyon Classics ebook contains the original 'Buck Rogers' novella ARMAGEDDON 2419 A.D. and its sequel, THE AIRLORDS OF HAN. Anthony Rogers is a 20th century man transported to the 25th century after a mine cave-in left him in a state of suspended animation. Upon emerging, Rogers discovers that America has been crushed by the Han, a Mongolian people possessing advanced technology. Rogers joins the Americans in the new struggle for independence from their cruel foreign overlords. This ebook includes and active table of contents for easy navigation.
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This is a much more believable story than any you've likely read. While it never quite explains satisfactorily how Buck froze, it takes him through adventures that you could see really happening. A great read.