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    The Rocketeer

    Character » The Rocketeer appears in 109 issues.

    A stunt pilot who discovered a mysterious jet pack that allowed him to fly.

    Short summary describing this character.

    The Rocketeer last edited by Malhavok on 02/27/21 03:27PM View full history

    Origin

    Cliff Secord was a hotshot stunt pilot who one day discovered a mysterious package in his plane. When unwrapping the package, he discovers a mysterious jetpack. Using this jetpack, Cliff Secord fights crime as the Rocketeer.

    Creation

    Issue #1
    Issue #1

    Rocketeer was created by Dave Stevens, debuting in Starslayer #1.

    In May of 2011, IDW began publishing Rocketeer Adventures. Each issue has a painted cover by Alex Ross. A large number of comic creators have worked on the series as each issue switches to different creators. Kurt Busiek, John Cassaday, Mike Allred, Michael Kaluta, Mike Mignola, Dave Stewart and Jim Silke are among creators working on the series.

    Weapons

    The Rocketeer's standard sidearm is a Mauser C96.

    Other Media

    Film

    The Rocketeer

    Movie Poster
    Movie Poster

    A full length feature film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures in 1991. The film was directed by Joe Johnston. Billy Campbell was cast as Cliff Secord. The film also stars Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton and Terry O'Quinn. Plans for a sequel diminished due to poor box office results. The soundtrack was composed by James Horner which received positive reviews.

    Television

    The Rocketeer (Disney Junior)

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    Cliff Secord is revealed to be the main character's great grandfather.

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