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    King of the Rocket Men (Republic, R-1956). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    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 employs 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. There was touchup to the folds, and pinholes in the corners. Those issues have been addressed with professional restoration. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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