Actor in the rocketeer comic books

Disneys new the rocketeer tv series on disney junior has found one of. There are conflicting accounts of whether this scene was filmed, but it did wind up in the comicbook adaptation of the film. The rocketeer went on to star in his own comic book series, and in 1991 would become a wellreceived major motion picture from walt disney studios. View market values for books, store your collection, and meet fellow comic fans. Stevenss sources were still illustrationspinups, good girl art and. The character first appeared in 1982 and is a homage to the saturday matinee serial heroes of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. The rocketeer 1991 stream and watch online cliff secord bill campbell is a cocky stunt pilot in love with a beautiful actress, jenny blake jennifer connelly.

Perhaps the most important supporting role in the entire film, next to jennifer connelly s jenny blake. If youve seen the movie, youll find that dave stevens rocketeer, being the inspiration, is edgier and darker than the disney film. The rocketeer rescues a lady from falling, then lands in wet cement outside the theater, leaving his footprints in the cement before taking off again. The rocketeer costume was a halloween favorite for several years after the films release. Scheduled to debut in 2019, the rocketeer posits the rocketeer as a. I was a fan of the comic books before the movie came out, the. Inspired by dave stevens beloved superhero comic book, the walt disney pictures feature film starred actor billy campbell as cliff secord. Disney juniors the rocketeer is a new comedic, animated adventure series that pays homage to the iconic comics and 1991 liveaction film, and weve got an. The rocketeer is a comic book series with writing and art by dave stevens. The rocketeer is cliff secord, a stunt pilot who discovers a mysterious jetpack that allows him to fly. Released in 1991, the rocketeer is a walt disney pictures film based on the comic books by dave stevens. Disney has announced that billy campbell and kathy najimy have joined the cast of disney juniors upcoming animated series the rocketeer, which has been inspired by dave stevens beloved superhero comic books and walt disney pictures feature filmfollows kit secord after she learns shes secretly next in line to become the rocketeer, a rocketpack wearing superhero who can fly. A new comedic, animated adventure series the rocketeerinspired by dave stevens beloved superhero comic books and walt disney pictures feature filmfollows kit secord after she learns shes secretly next in line to become the rocketeer, a rocketpack wearing superhero who can fly.

Billy campbell and kathy najimy join the rocketeer. Oscarwinning comic book movie actors quiz by ezman280. Stevens lush figure work, particularly when rendering the female form, coupled with his elegant brush line, brought him much acclaim far beyond the confines of comic books. Billy campbell can currently be seen on the ctvhulu television series, cardinal this year billy won a canadian screen award for best actor in cardinal for the second year in a row as well as nominated for a 2018 international emmy award for best actor in a series. Mouseplanet secrets of the rocketeer by jim korkis. White is wellknown for his retro style, and over the years has been featured in many.

Dave stevens unveiled the rocketeer nearly 30 years ago to instant acclaim, and in all the years since that auspicious debut, respect for daves talent and his greatest creation have only continued to grow. The rocketeers also fire rockets as weapons from portable launching equipment they carry. The rocketeer reading order the rocketeer was created by dave stevens and had originally appeared in a serialized run that jumped across multiple books and publishers. North american comic books adapted to filmtv a list of 530 titles created aug 2012 see. There are conflicting accounts of whether this scene was filmed, but it did wind up in the comic book adaptation of the film. In the book, cliff secord is a bit of a brash jerk, and betty is not the sweet and innocent young beauty as portrayed by jennifer connelly in the movie. A dame to kill for, the second installment in frank millers neonoir series, hits the big screen today. And, just when cliff secord thought things couldnt get any worse.

A new comedic, animated adventure series the rocketeer inspired by dave stevens beloved superhero comic books and walt disney pictures feature film, follows kit secord after she learns shes secretly next in line to become the rocketeer, a rocketpack wearing superhero who can fly. Comic book writerartist dave stevens created the rocketeer in 1982 and immediately viewed the character as an ideal. Loved reading your article, jim, thanks for sharing the anecdotes. New animated series the rocketeer coming to disney junior. The series will debut on disney channel and disney junior this fall with actor billy campbell, who. Out of all the supporting characters in the film, peevy s is the one that is most faithful to his comic book origins. The rocketeer is a 1991 period adventure film falling firmly into the dieselpunk genre and produced by walt disney pictures and based on the character of the same name created by comic book writerartist dave stevens. Cliff must use his alter ego to both protect jenny from an evil actor timothy dalton and save the day in this period adventure based on the comic books by dave. Blogs looking back at the rocketeer 20 years later amc. A new comedic, animated adventure series the rocketeer inspired by dave stevens beloved superhero comic books and walt disney pictures feature film follows kit secord after she learns shes secretly next in line to become the rocketeer, a rocketpack wearing superhero who can fly the series will debut on disney channel and disney junior this fall with actor billy campbell, who. Mar 31, 2015 the rocketeer went on to star in his own comic book series, and in 1991 would become a wellreceived major motion picture from walt disney studios.

Johnston also had to convince disney to let him cast unknown actor billy campbell in the lead role. See more ideas about actor, rocketeer movie and jennifer connelly. Until you earn points all your submissions need to be vetted by other comic vine users. The rocketeer tv series 2019 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Nov 06, 2019 disney juniors the rocketeer is a new comedic, animated adventure series that pays homage to the iconic comics and 1991 liveaction film, and weve got an exclusive early look at the new show. The rocketeer is a disney junior animated series based on the film and the comic. The rocketeer is a fictional character, a superhero created by writerillustrator dave stevens. Created by writerartist dave stevens, the character first appeared in 1982 and is a homage to the saturday matinee serial heroes from the 1930s through the 1950s. He is also known for his work as a colead in the critically acclaimed amc. The rocketeer, american comic strip character created by writer and artist dave stevens in 1982. He was the first to win comic con internationals russ manning most promising newcomer award in 1982, and received both an inkpot award and the kirby award for best graphic dave lee. Inspired by dave stevens popular comic book series, the rocketeer follows. Disney juniors the rocketeer animated series welcomes billy. A full length feature film was produced by walt disney pictures in 1991.

A list of thethe rocketeer compilations of the original comics by dave stevens including front and back cover art, dust jackets, contents, publishers, release dates and isbn numbers. Sep 20, 20 recovery without reinvention, though, only goes so far, and the rocketeer largely coasted on its premise and charisma. The rocketeers are beings who wear special costumes with rockets on their backs, enabling the wearers to fly. See more ideas about actor, rocketeer movie and the 4400. In the rocketeer, he plays peevy, cliff secord s friend, mentor and chief engineer. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of this enduring comicbook classic, the cast and crew of the rocketeer including director joe johnston, who also helmed the. He was the first to win comiccon internationals russ manning most promising newcomer award in 1982, and received both an inkpot award and the kirby award for best graphic dave lee. The rocketeer was created by writerpenciller dave stevens. Rocketeer adventures cover by alex ross, in chris nordeens published art comic art gallery room comic book artist alex ross possesses a unique, painterly style and a true knack for covers. A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to. Based on the comic book series by the same name, rocketeer is also humorous in that many characters personalities reflect their names. Here are a few recollections from the actor about the highflying role. The rocketeers secret identity is cliff secord, a stunt pilot who discovers a mysterious jetpack that allows him to fly. In may of 2011, idw began publishing rocketeer adventures.

I hadnt been familiar with the comic book, so i remember reading the. With billy campbell, jennifer connelly, alan arkin, timothy dalton. The rocketeer is a fictional superhero appearing in american comic books originally published. The rocketeer 1991 stream and watch online moviefone.

He is most famous for creating the rocketeer comic book and film character, and for his pinup style glamour art illustrations, especially of model bettie page. And theyve hired the movies leading man, actor billy campbell. In 1982, artist dave stevens created a comic book character called the rocketeer, inspired by pulp characters and series from the 1930s through 1950s. Apr 30, 2020 rocketeer adventures cover by alex ross, in chris nordeens published art comic art gallery room comic book artist alex ross possesses a unique, painterly style and a true knack for covers. In a homage to the pulp magazines of the 1930s, a stunt pilot finds an experimental jetpack and sets up as a hero the series suffered from an erratic publishing schedule, with gaps between installments sometimes stretching for years. In 1991, the cast of disneys the rocketeer blasted into our hearts and. Cliff must use his alter ego to both protect jenny from an evil actor. The lady he saves signs the footprints as rocketeer. Drawing on the commando cody movie serials of the 1950s and pulp novels of the. Recovery without reinvention, though, only goes so far, and the rocketeer largely coasted on its premise and charisma. The rocketeer is a 1991 american period superhero film from walt disney pictures, produced by charles gordon, lawrence gordon, and lloyd levin, directed by joe johnston, that stars bill campbell, jennifer connelly, alan arkin, timothy dalton, paul sorvino, and tiny ron taylor. Find out in the thrilling finale ofthe rocketeer at war. As such, it couldnt have existed, at least not in the same form, before the 1980s.

Aug 18, 2017 although skeets moran is little more than a bit player in both the comic and the movie, the actor who plays him the rocketeer is arguably the best known of cliff secords ground crew. The film is based upon the character of the same name created by comic book artist and writer dave stevens. And the rocketeer without the jetpack hes come to depend upon. Disney junior is developing an animated series based on the late dave stevens rocketeer comic book series, reports deadline. Billy campbell can currently be seen on the ctvhulu television series, cardinal this year billy won a canadian screen award for best actor in cardinal for the second year in a row as well as nominated for a 2018 international emmy award for best actor. A 1991 disney note liveaction film, adapted from dave stevenss series of comic books and directed by joe johnston, the rocketeer follows the adventures of its titular hero.

Actor quiz, comic books quiz, oscar quiz, superhero quiz, comic character, oscar winners. Cliff must use his alter ego to both protect jenny from an evil actor timothy dalton and save the day in this period adventure based on the comic books. A 1991 disney liveaction film, adapted from dave stevens series of comic books, the rocketeer follows the adventures of its titular hero. In this list, cbr looks at 15 of his most iconic comic book covers. The rocketeers is a fictional organization appearing in american comic books published by marvel comics. But can even the jetpacked marvel defeat the combined might of the axis powers and their diabolical project bedlam. The great and the good of hollywood under the control of otto rune. Alex ross official online store prints, posters and hard covers for sale. Billy campbell and kathy najimy join the cast of disney. Here is a comprehensive list of the original rocketeer. Besides pulp characters, actors of the 1940s and 1950s have also visually inspired two characters.

Several sequences can even be compared shotforshot with stevens comic books. The rocketeer is a homage to the pulp heroes of the 1930s and. William sanderson is probably best known for his roles as larry in the longrunning sitcom newhart and j. Although skeets moran is little more than a bit player in both the comic and the movie, the actor who plays him the rocketeer is arguably the best known of cliff secords ground crew. The rocketeer dons his helmet and soars into action to foil the nazis plans to destroy new york city. When operating as the rocketeer, kits catchphrase is never fear, im the rocketeer. Created by writer artist dave stevens, the character first appeared in 1982 and is a homage to the saturday matinee serial heroes from the 1930s through the 1950s. It was many things but what it mostly wasnt was a good comic. Those original stories are easily available across different collections, including an incredible artist edition from idw. The rocketeer is a 1991 american period superhero film from walt disney pictures, produced. Cover by walter simonson w roger langridge a jason bone betty in deadly danger.

Ambrose secord voiced by frank welker the grandfather of kit secord who works as a mechanic at the hughesville airport. Anticipating by a dozen years the trend towards more naturalistic as opposed to heavily stylized, e. The rocketeers villain neville sinclair is a nazi spy, deep undercover in hollywood as a superstar actor, whose look and persona are clearly modelled on 1930s screen legend errol flynn. The rocketeer comic cover by james white, via behance this is freakin awesome james white, otherwise known as signalnoise, is an artist and illustrator based in halifax, nova scotia. Hattons physical likeness inspired the lothar character in dave stevens 1980s rocketeer adventure magazine stories, and in disney s 1991 film version, the rocketeer, in which the character is played by actor tiny ron in prosthetic makeup. The rocketeer is a fictional superhero appearing in american comic books originally published by pacific comics. The character had its genesis in a backup story in starslayer, a fantasy comic by independent publisher pacific comics. The rocketeer was an early beneficiary of the expansion of comic book publishers, brought on by the shift to the direct market and consequent reduction of risk for that segment of the industry. White is wellknown for his retro style, and over the years has been featured. Jul 12, 2016 in 1982, artist dave stevens created a comic book character called the rocketeer, inspired by pulp characters and series from the 1930s through 1950s. In a homage to the pulp magazines of the 1930s, a stunt pilot finds an experimental jetpack and sets up as a hero the series suffered from an erratic publishing schedule, with gaps between installments sometimes stretching for.

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