Rocket, featuring "Captain Falcon" by Frank Black, 1956

Rocket was a short-lived sci-fi adventure comic which ran for 32 weeks in 1956. Apparently edited by Douglas Bader, it featured "Captain Falcon", drawn by Basil Blackaller (as "Frank Black"), on the cover, and also included reprints of American strips like "Flash Gordon", "Johnny Hazard" and "Brick Bradford".


  • Alan Clark, Dictionary of British Comic Artists, Writers and Editors, The British Library, 1998, p. 19
  • Spring 2010 Market Report, Comic Book Auctions Ltd

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