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    King of the Rocket Men (Republic, 1949, R-1956). Fine/Very Fine. Lobby Card Set of 8 (2) (11" X 14"), Lobby Card Sets of 4 (11) (11" X 14"). Few are fondly remembered as those in the Rocket Man series of serials to come out of Republic Studios. One of the only heroic serials that had no precedent in comic books or radio, King of the Rocket Men blasted into theaters fully formed in 1949. In this slam-bang 12-chapter epic, Jeff King (Tristram Coffin) battles the evil Dr. Vulcan, who plots to acquire the Sonic Decimator and rule the world. This serial proved so popular that, in 1951, it was edited to feature length and released as The Lost Planet and reissued as a serial again in 1956. Offered in this spectacular lot are eleven of the original card sets to this serial, including the full-color Chapter #1 set of 8. Set #6 is missing one card. Also offered is the reissue Chapter #1 set in full color and one of the chapter sets.

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    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
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    (Lots 88001-88304) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Thursday, November 4, 2021.
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