The 1951 Bowman Jets, Rockets, Spacemen

In the world of fantasy trading cards, science fiction is a dominant theme. Of course, the set that receives the most attention from that genre is the ultra-popular 1962 Topps Mars Attacks set. While this set will always remain a classic, there was a science fiction-based set that pre-dated the Mars Attacks issue – the 1951 Bowman Jets, Rockets and Spacemen. Featuring terrific artwork, colorful images are provided throughout this 108-card production. In the following article, we take a look at this groundbreaking issue.  Read full story at Sports Market Report by Kevin Glew.