Publication Dates: 1956 – 1956
Number of Issues Published: 32 (#1 – #32)
Publishing Format: Was ongoing
Rocket was a short-lived sci-fi adventure comic which ran for 32 weeks in 1956. Apparently edited by Douglas Bader, it featured “Captain Falcon”, drawn by Basil Blackaller (as “Frank Black”), on the cover, and also included reprints of American strips like “Flash Gordon”, “Johnny Hazard” and “Brick Bradford”.
The first issue of Rocket included Captain Falcon, Escape from Earth, John Storm, Why I am Editing, The Jungle of Space, Flash Gordon, Johnny Hazard, Brick Bradford, St. Rockets, Earthward Bound, News of Other Worlds, Your Guide to Guided Missiles and Professor Jack Ransom.