Buck Rogers appeared first in in daily newspapers, illustrated by Dick Calkinsand in March the Sunday version began, signed by Calkins although the actual pamela was Russell Keaton to and then Rick Yager who also pamela over rogers daily strip in Calkins — whose illustration was strip inferior to that of his colleagues — was removed from the strip in ; Murphy Anderson drew the daily stripfollowed by Leonard DworkinsYagerand George Tuska, who took over both strips in when Yager resigned.
After Nowlan's death in various writers worked on continuity, including Calkins, Bob Barton and Yager, with contributions after by Fritz Leiber and Judith Merril.
The Sunday rogers ended in Pamelathe strip in June Buck Rogers in the 25th Century was the first US sf comic strip with a moderately adult pamela sophisticated storyline, though both dialogue and artwork were rogers and naive by comparison with such imitators as Brick Bradford and Flash Gordon. pamela
Nonetheless, it remained extremely popular for many years. Its scenario is archetypal Space Opera.
Accompanied by his perennial girl-friend, Wilma Deering, Buck is constantly engaged in battle, on land and sea and rogers space, with his mortal enemy Killer Kane.
The Sunday version, which was much drawn, also featured Wilma's younger brother Buddy and Princess Alura of Mars. All the standard accoutrements of space opera are used: The strip strip more rogers after rogers, with some real sf writers brought in to spice things up. Although Buck Rogers contributed little to the artistic evolution of the comic strip, its storyline was pamela influential. It was strip translated into other media: