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PULP FRICTION: The Spirit Vs. The Rocketeer By Darwyn Cooke & J. Bone [Art]


Well... this is going to be hard to top.Commissioned by IDW Publishing for its forthcoming The Rocketeer/The Spirit: Pulp Friction miniseries by Mark Waid and Paul Smith, what you see below is, in my view, just about the coolest variant cover ever...

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Why You Should Be Reading Waid & Samnee’s ‘Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom’


One sale this week from IDW Publishing, The Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #4 concludes the first Rocketeer serial created since the untimely death of creator Dave Stevens in 2008. Writer Mark Waid and artists Chris Samnee and Jordie Bellaire have created a story that fits right into the exquisitely pulp-meets-pin-up milieu Stevens innovated, where pre-war stunt pilot Cliff Secord "borrows" an experimental rocket pack to impress his beleaguered model/actress girlfriend Betty and accidentally becomes the brave but somewhat blundering adventure hero known as the Rocketeer...

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‘The Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror’, An All-New Adventure Serial by Roger Langridge & J. Bone [Exclusive Interview + Art]


Next week IDW Publishing will ship the concluding chapter of The Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom. Written by Mark Waid and drawn by Chris Samnee, it's the first serialized Rocketeer adventure since the death of Dave Stevens, the visionary cartoonist who back in the 1980s introduced the handsome, impertinent and ferociously jealous stunt pilot-turned-accidental-hero Cliff Seacord and his long-suffering, impossibly beautiful model/actress girlfriend Betty (designed after the iconic pin-up queen Bettie Page)...

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ComicsAlliance Reviews ‘The Rocketeer’ (1991), Part Two


Chris Sims: Welcome back to ComicsAlliance vs. the '90s and our review of 1991's The Rocketeer! When we last left off, the daring Cliff Secord was about to jetpack his way across Los Angeles to save his girlfriend, Jenny, who was unknowingly in the clutches of the evil Timothy Dalton...

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ComicsAlliance Reviews ‘The Rocketeer’ (1991), Part One


Chris Sims: Hello everyone, and welcome to the first installment of ComicsAlliance vs. The '90s! We asked for your votes on what our next series of movie reviews should be, and as usual, you decided to heap on the suffering by pitting us against a series of blockbusters based on indie comics from the '90s...

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Dynamite Says Happy Halloween With Complete Vampirella Short Story By Bruce Timm & Ty Templeton [Exclusive]


If it was traditional to give gifts on Halloween, one item near the top of my wish list would be The Art of Vampirella. Published by Dynamite Entertainment (the outfit also responsible for the great Howard Chaykin art book, among others), The Art of Vampirella compiles in a high quality hardcover volume visions of the enduringly popular, titillating horror comics icon from such auspicious pin-up and illustration talents as Frank Frazetta, Joe Jusko, J...

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Mark Waid & Chris Samnee’s ‘The Rocketeer’ Takes Flight This Week [Preview]


On sale this week from IDW Publishing is The Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #1, launching the new miniseries by written by Mark Waid, drawn by Chris Samnee, colored by Jordie Bellaire and based on characters created by Dave Stevens...

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EXCLUSIVE: IDW Publishing’s Artist’s Editions of Gil Kane’s Spider-Man and Mark Schultz’s ‘Xenozoic Tales’ [SDCC]


Regular ComicsAlliance readers are very aware of this site's affection for not just the great comic book and sci-fi/fantasy/pin-up illustrators, but also the handsome, deluxe volumes in which their work is often compiled...

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‘Rocketeer Adventures’ #4 Flies with Louise and Walt Simonson [Preview]


On sale this week from IDW Publishing is Rocketeer Adventures (vol 2) #4, concluding another all-star anthology miniseries of short-form comics starring The Rocketeer Cliff Secord and his girlfriend Betty...

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‘Rocketeer Adventures 2′ #3 Soars with Kyle Baker, Eric Canete and Chris Sprouse[Preview]


On sale this week is Rocketeer Adventures #2, continuing the latest anthology miniseries from IDW Publishing that finds many of comics' coolest creators both contemporary and veteran indulging themselves in the graphically rich and infinitely charming world of The Rocketeer, the cult classic adventure hero created by the late, great Dave Stevens...

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