The Rocketeer: In The Den Of Thieves #2

Writer: Stephen Mooney Artist: David Messina Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: August 23, 2023 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 2
8.2Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

Cliff is frantic when he discovers that his mentor and close friend, Peevy, has been snatched by Nazis. The goose-steppers are hell-bent on creating an army of Rocketeers! But with his jet pack out of commission, there is no hope for him to rescue his friend... until the mysterious inventor of the pack steps in to help!

  • 9.7
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Aug 28, 2023

    The final couple of pages picks back up with Peevy as we see him put to work by the Nazis. I really look forward to seeing where this plot thread goes in the next few issues because we all know how clever and out-of-the-box Peevy can be. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Aug 23, 2023

    Messina delivers some fantastic art throughout the issue. Beyond the great character moments, the overall classic look of the art allows for scenes that look like posters I would hang on my wall. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Nerd Initiative - Derek Hoskins Aug 23, 2023

    The Rocketeer should always be, at it's heart, a fun action story in the vein of swashbuckling adventures. This book is shaping up to be just that. While my only history with the character is the film adaptation, I never felt like I was lost or needed to go back to figure out any other comic backstory. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBook.com - Spencer Perry Aug 23, 2023

    The continuing adventures of The Rocketeer continue to be a fun, pulpy adventure for readers. Read Full Review

  • 6.2
    Multiversity Comics - Brian Salvatore Aug 25, 2023

    When it's not recap, it's a lot fun. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    fzanca Aug 28, 2023

    I liked the first issue a great deal. This one -- not so much. Nothing happened in this one. Cliff realizes that Peev was captured, though there's no way that those jet packs would get from the US to Germany. He asks for help, only to be turned down. He gets a mystious visit and we see Peev in Germany. That's it. Really didn't move the story along at all.

  • 7.0
    Phil B. Aug 23, 2023

    I think the story and art are a solid 8. However, $4.99 US for only 20 pages of story/art out of a 32-page signature/book knocks this down to a 7 for me.

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