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Astro City Rocket Headlines

Romeyn Falls Democrat-American[edit]

1943[edit]

  • Astro-Naut Captures Ersatz Ed

1945[edit]

  • (Approximately) August 15, 1945: Japan Surrenders!

Unknown[edit]

  • 'Air Ace' Battles Flying Gunman; City Is Safe
  • Astro-Naut Exposes Fifth Columnists
  • Another Daring _____ Society Robbery: _____ Johnny Ragtime?

Astro City Rocket[edit]

1947[edit]

  • Goodbye Romeyn Falls, Hello Astro City! (Presumed, could be in late 1946 or still under previous name.)

1950[edit]

  • (Approximately) Oct. 19, 1950: Commando K Lost Near Pyongyang (Could have been also after the Chinese-North Korean counter-offensive.)

1960[edit]

  • March 25, 1960: Mayoral Debate; Ike Agrees To Stop US Atomic Tests

1961[edit]

  • April 7, 1961: "Atomicus" Saves Missile Scientists

1964[edit]

  • June 17, 1964: Bizarre Clown Saves Hostages; Dr. Furst Battles 'Space Spiders; Civil Rights Bill Nears Final Vote

1968[edit]

  • April 8, 1968: Jack-In-The-Box Exposes WhamCo Corruption; Silver Agent Quells Riot in Bakervile District

1969[edit]

  • September 10, 1969: 'Beautie' Saves Heiress

1972[edit]

  • September 28, 1972: Nixon Up 4%
  • September 29. 1972: Mitchell Controlled Secret G.O.P. Fund
  • October 10, 1972: Old Soldier Fights For North Vietnam?

1973[edit]

  • February 27, 1973: Guilty

1974[edit]

  • August 16, 1974: Knight Kills Again
  • August 19, 1974: Parade of Witnesses in Forgione Case

1976[edit]

  • September 10, 1976: Mob War Becomes Surprise Party; Experimentals Revived After Doc Toxic Clash

1982[edit]

  • April 13, 1982: Daring E.A.G.L.E. Raid on Pyramid Bases

1983[edit]

  • October 14, 1983: Jack-In-The-Box Trapped In Fiery Explosion; Blue Knight Implicated In Slayings

1986[edit]

  • January 29, 1986: Caped Samaritan Saves Challenger
  • July 9, 1986: Rex and Natalie: It's A Girl!

1989[edit]

  • May 5, 1989: Jack's Back; Venus Probe Launched: Two Dead in Shadow Hill...

1995[edit]

  • February 8, 1995: N-Forcer Saves Senate (possibly Mar or Nov; on a Wed)
  • August 8, 1995: Jack-in-the-Box Captures Brass Monkey
  • August 9, 1995: Samaritan Checks Nightmare Rampage
  • September 6, 1995:Harlow Blocks Evacuated After Warpitron____ (unclear date possibly in 1975, or 1985)
  • November 8, 1995: Monsters! (possibly Feb or Mar; issue on a Wed)
  • December 12, 1995: Cleopatra vs Gnomicron

1997[edit]

  • June 18, 1997: AstroBank: Mystery Robbery!
  • August 6, 1997: Aliens Defeated!
  • November 21, 1997: Junkman Captured; Investigators Close to Full Recovery

2002[edit]

  • December 17, 2002: Alien Conqueror Captured in Suburbs

2003[edit]

  • April 9, 2003: Flying Fox Rescues Schoolchildren; Wildenberg Renovation Plans Hit Second Snag

Unknown[edit]

  • Final Frontier
  • Who Are The Experimentals?
  • Unmasked!
  • First Family To City: Good-Bye
  • Aliens Routed By Honor Guard
  • Experimentals Save...
  • Silver Adept Active In A.C.?
  • Max O'Millions Is Hospitalized
  • Atomicus Saves Ike (Sometime in the early to mid-1960s)

Smaller Articles[edit]

  • Late Summer/Fall 1959: Trolley Delayed By Shark

Many of these smaller articles might or might not be headlines. They were the ones seen in Kurt Busiek's Astro City Vol.1 No.5, so most likely they take place in 1995. Lots of them are partially or entirely unreadable.

  • Flamethrower Captured -probably after the events of 1:4, Mid-November 1995.
  • Tidal Waves Quashed By Samaritan -probably after the events of 1:1, so August 9, 1995.
  • Irregulars Wanted For Questioning-circa 1995
  • Destructoid Rampage -circa 1995
  • Crackerjack Interviewed -circa 1995
  • Street Angel Presumed Dead
  • Quarrel Defeats...Creatures circa 1995
  • Binderbeck Repairs Commence Today -presumably after events of 1:4, Mid-November 1995.
  • Cleopatra To Give Talk
  • First Family Leaves City
  • Stolen Art Recovered By Quarrel
  • Hero Quiz
  • Hero Honored
  • Nichols Royce Under Suspicion
  • J-Hawks Debut In K.C.
  • Dar(k?)lings Crushed By (Sun?)hawk And Nightingale

Non Astro City Rocket Headlines[edit]

  • February 7, 1957: Kiddie TV Star Involved In Teenybopper Drug Death - From the Los Angeles Times
  • April 17, 1973: El Hombre Behind Robot Rampage?; Public Disdains Former Hero; Honor Guard Mum on Censure- From the Los Angeles Times
  • April 17, 1973: Heroe Hispano Pago Por Robot Asesino - From the L.A. Prensa
  • October 1997: Junkman on Crime Spree?; Oldster Eludes Speedster; Wary Banks Up Security; 'M.O In AstroBank Heist is His As Well' Says Author - From the Detroit Free Press