The Spirit, The Rocketeer Together! Four Issue Mini Starts 7/24! Preview Pages! ~ What'cha Reading?

The Spirit, The Rocketeer Together! Four Issue Mini Starts 7/24! Preview Pages!


Superman – Spiderman! Batman – Wolverine! JLA – Avengers!

And now…


Written by Mark Waid the story brings Danny Colt out west to Hollywoodland! A friend of Commissioner Dolan is murdered and the Comissioner, his daughter Ellen, and The Spirit are on the case. How will Cliff Secord (The Rocketeer) deal with a masked man on his turf especially with Betty swooning over him?


I got to read this issue 1 and it was a lot of fun, the kind of book that reminds you why you buy comics. The description gives you the plot in a nutshell but the fun is in the interaction between these iconic pulp heroes and their entourages.

Pick this one up at your LCS (local comic shop) on Wednesday, 4 out of 5!

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Rocketeer Spirit Pulp Friction #1 (of 4)
Writer: Waid, Mark
Artist: Smith, Paul
Cover Artist: Smith, Paul
Price: $3.99
UPC: 82771400477900111
On Sale: July 24, 2013
Publisher: IDW
Diamond Id: MAY130295
The Spirit, created by Will Eisner, and The Rocketeer, created by Dave Stevens, are two of the most beloved characters in the history of comics. Now, these two great pulp-inspired heroes meet for the very first time! A Central City Councilman disappears and is found dead in Los Angeles. Commissioner Dolan, along with Denny Colt (AKA The Spirit) and his daughter Ellen in tow, treks out to the City of Angels to investigate. Meanwhile, Cliff Secord (The Rocketeer) consoles his sweetheart Betty…

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