The Rocketeer (Cliff Secord) is a superhero created by writer/illustrator Dave Stevens that first appeared in a backup feature of Pacific Comics' Starslayer #2 (1982). The character is homage to the pulp heroes of the 1930s and 1940s. The Rocketeer was a stunt pilot who discovered a mysterious jet pack that allowed him to fly, and the character's adventures were set in 1938 Los Angeles. Rocketeer stories appeared in short installments from 1982 to 1995, published in Pacific, Eclipse Comics, Comico Comics, and Dark Horse Comics. Walt Disney Pictures released a film version starring Billy Campbell in the title role in 1991.