Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Crossover Cover: The Helmet and the Fedora


In Kelvin Mao and Craig Cermak's story in this comic, Cliff Secord and Betty Page go to a lecture at the Museum of Natural History. The speaker is a professor who has traveled all over the world researching primitive cultures. A bored Cliff drifts away, only to witness a bunch of crooks he spotted earlier trying to steal one of the items displayed. He dons his Rocketeer garb and pack to fight them off but gets knocked for a loop. The professor takes down the gangsters using a whip. After regaining consciousness, Cliff finds a fedora with a bullet hole in it that he realizes isn’t the hat he was wearing before. He catches up with Betty, who is talking to the professor. The wall has symbolic shadows on it of the Rocketeer and a man in a fedora carrying a whip. The professor is Indiana Jones. The year of this story isn't given, so I am placing it in 1939. It also ran untitled, so I provided the title myself. 

This story is one of hundreds of crossovers covered in my book Crossovers Expanded: A Secret Chronology of the World Volume 3, which will be published by Meteor House! All three volumes are AUTHORIZED companions to Win Scott Eckert's Crossovers: A Secret Chronology of the World Volumes 1 and 2!

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