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    King of the Rocketmen (Republic, R-1956). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). Inspired by early science fiction pulps and the comic strips of Buck Rogers, this amazing serial from Republic Pictures thrilled audiences across America. The plot was sensational as well. Jeff King, a scientist at Science Associates has to use an experimental jet pack to find and destroy Dr. Vulcan- an evil scientist who employees a device known as the Decimator to kill rivals and take over their inventions. The serial would go on to inspire comic books and movies like Dave Steven's "The Rocketeer." The three sheet being offered is a reissue from 1956 and is in fact a better graphic than the original. There are three small tape stains in the upper border and a couple of very tiny chips in the lower center points. These imperfections are very minor and really do not detract from the overall impact of this amazing science-fiction graphic. Very Fine/Near Mint.

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