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Rocket Boy

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Rocket Boy

Real Name

Billy Wood

First Appearance

Scoop Comics #2 (1941)

Original Publisher

Harry A Chesler

Created by


Golden Age Origin Edit

Young Billy Wood received a jetpack by Cal Martin, Rocketman. Using his jetpack to fly and help Rocketman fight crime as Rocket Boy, Billy also used it to search for his missing father, "Determined to seek out and learn the truth of his father's strange disappearance in the jungle of Africa..." After escaping kidnap and fighting off natives, Rocketboy discovered his father was being held captive by Ed Stevens, who wanted to know the location of a diamond mine. When Rocket boy comes to his father's rescue, Stevens releases a lion to kill them. Billy ties up the lion and saves his father's life. Rocketman and Rocketgirl also partnered with Billy Woods. Billy has no superpowers save for flying with his jetpack.

Golden Age Appearances Edit

  • Scoop Comics #2-3
  • Major Victory Comics #3
  • Punch Comics #12

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