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Bettie Page as the Rocketeer by Riddle1 Bettie Page as the Rocketeer by Riddle1
Photo by Dru Phillips
(andrewmichaelphillips.com/)
Makeup by Thomas Gaddis
Hair by Jaiden Gabbana
Cosplayer Me Http://www.acebook.com/riddlesmessywardrobe
Costume : Me Http://www.acebook.com/riddlesmessywardrobe & SMP Designs
Based off the drawing by Darwyn Cooke

Most importantly... Dave Stevens.
Who created the Rocketeer.

I know some of you thought this might be my original take on the rocketeer, it is not. This version was based on a story which was written and drawn by Darwyn Cooke for a published tribute of Rocketeer Stories by IDW.

I always wanted to cosplay from the Rocketeer and when I saw this I thought it was a clever take on the main characters and something I could do. Plus I would look silly in Cliffs Johdpurs. :D. Everything on this costume is custom, even down to the buttons. There is easily over 100+ hours of work in this this costume. The rocket pack is based on the comic version not the movie version.

If you love the movie, make sure to check out the original comic its based on by Dave Stevens. It's Just Amazing.

Excited to announce, I will be selling this Planet Comic con EXCLUSIVE limited Rocketeer print with Proceeds going to Hairy Cell Leukemia. This Print will be limited to 50, beautiful 11x17 glossy photo print, all signed and numbered for $15.

For those of you who aren’t going to be at the convention, the Rocketeer prints that don’t sell will be available online and when they are sold, out they are gone!

I will be at the booth 1009 throughout the weekend, mostly on Saturday and Sunday! Hope to see you there!
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anjinsan6400 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  New member Hobbyist Photographer
love it
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TheBackPageComics Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  Professional General Artist
Love this idea.
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Leonidas666 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very vintage like... Me like. :clap:
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BaronDeRais Featured By Owner Edited Sep 13, 2014  New member
This is possibly one of my favourites of yours.  It's a fantastically unique perspective on an otherwise common cosplay.  You've reinvented the iconic Betty Page rocketeer in one of the best ways possible.  This is a testament to both your creativity and individuality that sets you apart from the crowd.

Fantastic job :]
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Uber-Stooge Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
the rock ahh who ?
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Demon57 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Bettie Page would have been a better Rocketeer
Nicely done and remarkable costume.
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Pistoleroz Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
Saw this floating around on Pinterest, loved it, makes sense it's you.
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lordrueben Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Excellent outfit! 
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Parallax42 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
Classy!!
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NewRandombell Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Fan-freaking-tastic.  Seriously.
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