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    King of the Rocket Men (Republic, R-1956). Trimmed One Sheet (26.25" X 40.5").
    Of all the serials to come out of Republic Studios, few are as fondly remembered as those in the Rocket Man series. One of the few heroic serials that had no precedent in comic books or radio, Rocket Man blasted into theaters fully formed in 1949. In this slam-bang 12-chapter epic, Jeff King (Tristram Coffin) battles the evil Dr. Vulcan, who plots to acquire the Sonic Decimator and thereby rule the world. This serial proved so popular that, in 1951, it was edited to feature length and released as The Lost Planet. This colorful one sheet has a great image chock-full of classic sci-fi elements and shares similar graphics as the highly popular three sheet. Though slightly trimmed on each side, the interior of the poster only shows pinpoint crossfold separations, extra vertical creases, a small hole in the left border, and torn pinholes in the background and borders with paper tape on the verso. Folded, Fine+.


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