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WonderCon | Mark Waid, Chris Samnee team for Rocketeer series

Rocketeer art by Chris Samnee

Writer Mark Waid and artist Chis Samnee will team up for a four-issue Rocketeer adventure from IDW Publishing that finds Dave Stevens’ classic hero Cliff Secord drawn into action when a ship arrives in Los Angeles with a mysterious cargo.

“As the Rocketeer, Cliff’s dealing with two arch-nemeses set to strike the West Coast with a cargo of terror they’ve crated in from a place quite familiar to movie historians,” Waid tells Newsarama. “While this is going on, Cliff has another set of problems to deal with. The end of the 1930s saw the beginnings of the Federal Aviation Administration and the start of a great deal more regulation of free-wheeling airmen like Cliff–who, if he doesn’t learn to control his temper, may find himself permanently grounded in red tape.”

Check back with Comic Book Resources and Robot 6 throughout the weekend for more details on this project and other announcements from WonderCon.



Shouldn’t those two be cranking out more issues of DD?

God damn it. Like I needed another series to buy.

HELL and YES. i love these guys, and I’m so happy to see them working together on another project. I was just talking about how I planned on picking up the next volume of the Rocketeer Anthology yesterday because of all of the awesome talent on it. Now this!

It never crossed my mind before, but Chris Samnee is the perfect artist for a Rocketeer series.

This is amazing news.

Yes! I love the Rocketeer comics! He’s back!

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