| Rocketo (2005)
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Publisher: Image Comics
Publication Date: July 2005 - September 2006
Country: United States
- 2006 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Nominee - Best Continuing Series: (by Frank Espinosa (Speakeasy/Image))
- 2006 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Nominee - Best New Series: (by Frank Espinosa (Speakeasy/Image))
Follows the life and adventures of Rocketo Garrison, world-famous explorer and mapmaker. Set 2,000 years into a mythical future, the world as we know it has been destroyed in a catastrophe and its magnetic field distorted. The only way for mankind to now navigate through the broken land masses is by the unique abilities of the Mappers, a genetically engineered group of men and women who act as human compasses.
Rocketo started off with some low sales making early issues hard to track down. Issue 1 sold 2,251 copies, issue 3 just 1,875 copies and issue 4 2,078 copies. Following the collapse of Speakeasy Comics in 2006, the series was moved to Image Comics where increased production allowed sales to also increase. Issues #5 & 6 were never published individually, and only within the first reprint collection.
Number of issues cataloged: 13
Number of users with this title in their pull list: 1