Public Domain Super Heroes
Rocket Boy

Real Name

Billy Wood

First Appearance

Scoop Comics #2 (Jan. 1942)

Original Publisher

Harry A Chesler

Created by



Young Billy Wood received a jetpack Rocketman and Rocketgirl sent to him. Using his jetpack to fly and fight crime as Rocket Boy, Billy also used it to search for his missing father. After escaping being kidnapped and fighting off natives, Rocket Boy discovered his father was being held captive by Ed Stevens, who wanted to know the location of a diamond mine. When Rocket Boy came to his father's rescue, Stevens released a lion to kill them. Billy tied up the lion and saved his father's life.

Powers and Abilities

Billy had no superpowers save for flying with his jetpack.

Public Domain Appearances

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


  • Although many sites claim that Rocket Boy was a sidekick to Rocketman and Rocketgirl, Rocket Boy and Rocket Man were never shown on panel together or even appeared in the same story.

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