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Modern pulp fiction with a retro twist! IDW presents ten original prose adventures featuring Cliff, Betty, Peevy, and a host of new villains. From murderous treasure-hunters and marauding Asian sky-pirates, to ancient Egyptian magicians and haunted mad scientists, the Rocketeer solves crimes and fights evil in these unique and exciting tales of jet-pack action and pin-up romance. Set between 1939 and 1946, with such historical characters as Howard Hughes, Hedy Lamarr, Tarzan’s Johnny Weissmuller, and acclaimed Western writer Zane Grey, to name but a few.
About the Author
GREGORY FROST is a writer of best-selling fantasy, science fiction, horror, and historical thrillers. He has been a finalist for every major sf, fantasy, and horror fiction award. His latest novel-length work is the YA-crossover duology Shadowbridge and Lord Tophet, which was voted “one of the four best fantasy novels of the year” by the American Library Association; it was also a finalist for the James Tiptree Jr. Award in 2009, receiving starred reviews from Booklist and Publishers Weekly.