Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures

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Cliff Secord, a down-on-his luck pilot, is always looking for ways to make a fast buck. Discovering a stolen rocket pack could be the one thing that will turn his fortunes around... but will it? What follows are government agents, German spies, deception, danger and adventure. This is the world of... The Rocketeer!
All of Dave Stevens' original The Rocketeer comics collected in one book!

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Overview

Cliff Secord, a down-on-his luck pilot, is always looking for ways to make a fast buck. Discovering a stolen rocket pack could be the one thing that will turn his fortunes around... but will it? What follows are government agents, German spies, deception, danger and adventure. This is the world of... The Rocketeer!
All of Dave Stevens' original The Rocketeer comics collected in one book!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781631402272
  • Publisher: Idea & Design Works, LLC
  • Publication date: 3/31/2015
  • Pages: 148
  • Sales rank: 1,430,023
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2011

    Awesome!

    Awesome series! For Nook Color users, you need the software update(a link to instructions on how to get the update is in the comic's description) to be able to read this comic on your Nook.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2013

    The original may be a little rough, but it adds to the charm

    I was one of the few people who was lucky enough to see the movie when I was a kid, but for the longest time I never knew it was based on a comic. Having read it now I can say that while the film adaption is slightly superior, the comic is well worth your time.

    First of all, the art by Dave Stevens is gorgeous. His affection for 1940s pin-up art is immeadiately obvious the first time you see Betty, modeled after the queen of pin-ups herself. His action sequences are quite good too and there's a ton of high-flying adventure.

    The main weakness of the comic is the plot, namely there isn't much of one. You can see the parallels to the plot of the film, but there's no central villian. The second half is a bit stronger even if the plot between Betty and Cliff barely factors into it. I imagine if Dave Stevens got a chance to continue with series he would have kept improving with his plotting, but sadly he was taken from us too soon.

    Still for only eight issues of Rocketeer, we've gotten a whole lot out of it. From the follow up comics written by greats like Kurt Busiek and Mark Waid, to what is still one of the best comic book adaptions by Hollywood. This is where it all begins, and while there are some rough edges to it you can see how it inspired other people to soar.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2011

    A great comic for nook!

    I just picked this up for nook for less than 5 bucks. Thats pretty hard to beat and it looks great on my tablet!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 21, 2012

    Make sure you have a nook! I bought this to read with the nook a

    Make sure you have a nook! I bought this to read with the nook app on my iPad. I didn't read the fine print. Don't make the same mistake!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2011

    Not loading

    It says it is available for Nook Color, but now that I bought it, it will not load or open.

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted January 31, 2012

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