Dave Stevens Rocketeer Creator Passes Away

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Dragonsend, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. Dragonsend
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    Dragonsend GBAtemp Regular

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  2. NeSchn

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    I never heard of the rocketeer.

    But, RIP
     
  3. matriculated

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    The Rocketeer was one of the better comic movies, IMHO but the comic was far superior. Actually, the video game was pretty good too.

    I think I have all the Rocketeer comics. [​IMG] That guy could draw the sexiest women! RIP, Dave!

    Here's a great article by Mark Evanier:
    http://www.newsfromme.com/archives/2008_03_11.html#014911
     
  4. VVoltz

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    Nice movie, I was a little young when I watched it, and I ever remember I saw it on TV... man that was a long ago.
     
  5. TanookiSuit

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    Never saw the comics, but did see the SNES game and do own the movie on DVD as it's just a really well done early comic adaptation in a time when other than Dick Tracy they really didn't go beyond tape releases, and typically sucked.
     
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