Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
Frankie Thomas Tom Corbett Space Cadet 1951

Real Name

Tom Corbett

First Appearance

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (Oct. 2, 1950)

Original Publisher


Created by

Joseph Greene


Tom Corbett, along with his friends: Astro and Roger Manning, were cadets at the Space Academy as they trained to become members of the elite Solar Guard. The action took place at the Academy in classrooms and bunkrooms, aboard their training ship, the rocket cruiser Polaris, and on alien worlds, both within our solar system and in orbit around nearby stars.

Public Domain Appearances


  • Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
    • CBS (October 2 to December 1950)
    • ABC (January 1951 to September 1952)
    • NBC (July to September 1951, December 1954 to June 1955)
    • DuMont (August 1953 to May 1954)


  • Stand By For Mars (1952)
  • Danger in Deep Space (1953)
  • On the Trail of the Space Pirates (1953)
  • The Space Pioneers (1953)
  • The Revolt on Venus (1954)
  • Treachery in Outer Space (1954)
  • Sabotage in Space (1955)

Comic Books

  • Dell Comics
    • Titan Sabotage Dell 4-Color #378
    • Space Pirates Dell 4-Color #400
    • Colonist of Space Colony Io Dell 4-Color #421
    • Lost Race of Asorians Tom Corbett #4
    • The Smugglers of the Moon Tom Corbett #5
    • Blue Men of Tara Tom Corbett #6
    • The Space Traitor Tom Corbett #7
    • Spaceship Graveyard Tom Corbett #8
    • The World of Deep Waters Tom Corbett #9
    • Asteroid Treasure Hunt Tom Corbett #10
    • The Forbidden Forest Tom Corbett #11
    • Slavers of Space March of Comics #102
  • Prize Comics
    • Prize TC vol.2 #1-3

Comic Strips

  • Ran from September 9, 1951, to September 6, 1953.

See Also

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