Armageddon 2419 AD by Philip Francis Nowlan
April 2, 2011 Fiction
The original Buck Rogers novel. In Armageddon – 2419 A.D., Buck, a victim of accidental suspended animation, awakens five hundred years later to discover America groaning under the tyranny of the villainous Han, ruling from the safety of their armored machine-cities. Falling in love with one of America’s new warrior-women, Wilma Deering, Rogers soon become a central figure in using newly-developed scientific weapons – disintegrators, jumping belts, inertron, and paralysis rays – to revolt against the Han. Published in 1928.