Comic Book: The Rocketeer
is a comic book series with writing and art by Dave Stevens. In a homage to the Pulp Magazines
of the 1930s, a stunt pilot finds an experimental jetpack and sets up as a hero.
The series suffered from an erratic publishing schedule, with gaps between installments sometimes stretching for years. A complete collection of the entire series was published by IDW Publishing in 2009.
The 1991 film adaptation
is probably more widely known.
In 2011, IDW Publishing produced a four-issue limited series, Rocketeer Adventures
, with stories and art contributed by many famous comics creators including Kurt Busiek
, Bruce Timm
, and Mark Waid
The comic book provides examples of: