Now, Washington-based publisher Bluewater Productions is set to revive the iconic 1950s space adventurer in a new comic book mini-series.
Tom Corbett: Space Cadet, a staple in the early days of television from 1950-1955, follows the adventures of the titular hero and his friends Astro and Roger Manning as they train to become members of the elite Solar Guard.
"Although it's been many years since his last adventure, Tom and his crew are still appealing characters with strong chemistry and a dash of retro fun," said Bluewater president Darren Davis.
"The series is not just for baby-boomers looking for a walk down memory lane, but promises to be a fun rollercoaster ride for any fan of space opera."
The four issue mini-series, scheduled for release this September, is penned by veteran