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Year: 1962

Bullseye #1

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Contents include articles on Captain Nazi, the Justice League of America, Hour-Man and the Anti-Crime Squad; fiction; sale lists; artwork; more.

Dated Dec. 1962 - Jan. 1963.

Ditto, corner-stapled.

Comicollector, The #7

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Contents include: a seven-page American Man ama-hero strip; sale/want lists (Howard Rogofsky, Mike Vosburg, Jerry Bails, others); a look at some obscure Golden Age characters; warnings about unscrupulous fans; letters; more.

Characters in art include: Shock Gibson, Captain Freedom, Black Cat, Pat Parker

Ditto, corner-stapled.

There was a third person in TRIAD (another Foss but I'm not sure about the first name).

Headline #2

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Hero #1

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Hodads Beware #2

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Horrors of the Screen #1

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Komix Illustrated #01

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Komix Illustrated #02

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Komix Illustrated #03

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Is "Richard Greene" actually Richard "Grass" Green?

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Komix Illustrated #04

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Komix Illustrated #06

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Masquerader #2

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On the Drawing Board #07

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Rocket’s Blast #002

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4 single-sided pages on carbon paper.  Page count varies as some copies were 8.5 x 14 inches, and some were 8.5 x 11.

 

At least two different versions exist, with same content but different lay-outs. 

 

Editorial features include:

“WE SUGGEST" comic suggestion column (Showcase #36), "THE COLLECTOR'S CORNER" column (Batman Annual #2 and John Force - Magic Agent #1), and "THE SCIENCE SHOP" column discusses The Abominable Snowman (Part II), all by G.B. Love.   "THE FEATURE" profiles 14-year-old fan Rusty Clapsaddle.  “LETTERS TO THE EDITOR” from Bernie Bubnis Jr., Rusty Clapsaddle, Edward Sheehy and a long one from Buddy Saunders stating, among other things, that he currently has 1,2000 comics in his collection, the oldest being from 1951.

 

(According to Anthony F Smith who handled the estate of GB Love: “The situation on Rocket's Blast #1 & #2 … the copies out of GB Love's collection … suggest how many copies were done.  There were 8 carbon copies of the first issue PLUS GB's typed cover copy, for a total of NINE.   Inside he listed by names all the subscribers: Rick Weingroff, Rusty Clapsaddle, Buddy Saunders, Charles Donthitt, Jerry Snipes, Bernie Bubnis, Jr., Edward Sheehy, and Paul Seydor. ”)

 

Ads for:

Includes small buying and selling ads by Buddy Saunders, who would go on to open the Lone Star Comics retail chain as well as Mycomicshop.com.

 

 

Rocket’s Blast #003

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5 single-sided pages on carbon paper.  

 

Editorial features include:

Lead article, "You Are Too Old To Be Reading Comic Books" by GB Love.   "WE SUGGEST" (Fantastic Four #3) by Love.    "THE FEATURE" profiles GB Love.   "Shon O'Shay, the God-Fearing Man," a short text story by Buddy Saunders.   "THE SCIENCE SHOP: Mystery Ships Over San Francisco" by Saunders.  "LETTERS TO THE EDITOR" from Rick Weingroff and Buddy Saunders.

 

 

Rocket’s Blast #004

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5 single-sided carbon paper and mimeo pages.  One page is 8.5 x 14 inches.

 

Editorial features include:

"THE FEATURE" profiles Rick Weingroff.  "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Weingroff.   ”Forged of Fire," article on the Metal Ken by Weingroff.   "WE SUGGEST”.  "TO THE MEMBERS" by GB Love.   "THE COLLECTOR'S CORNER" by Love.   "The Revenge of Mentin, Part I" by Edward Sheehy.   "LETTERS TO THE EDITOR" from Greg DeZiel.

 

 

Rocket’s Blast #005

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5 single-sided 8.5"x14" mimeo pages.

 

Editorial features include:

"The Fantastic-Lee Four" by Rick Weingroff.   "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" and "THE COLLECTOR'S CORNER" by Weingroff.   THE BEST OF S-F by Bob Harner 3rd.   "THE FEATURE" profiles Jerry Snipes.  "THE SCIENCE SHOP, Sorcery, Fact or Fable" by Greg DeZiel.   "The Revenge of Mentin, Part II" by Edward Sheehy.  Drawing contest by S.F.C.A. to find an artist.   One new member on "THE ROCKET ROLL": Michael Maginnis.   LETTERS TO THE EDITOR from Edward Sheehy and Buddy Saunders. Buddy suggests a drive to get membership up to 100 fans. 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast #006

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4 single-sided 8.5"x14" mimeo pages.

 

Editorial features include:

"ROCKETEER GOSSIP - The Revivals - Where Now?" column by Rick Weingroff discusses revivals of Golden Age super heroes.  “THE ROCKET ROLL" lists new members, including John and Tom McGeehan, and Raymond Miller.  Announcement at the bottom of page 1 that "We are changing the name of our club to Science Fiction and Comics Association."   "THE FEATURE" profiles 14-year-old Paul Seydor.  "The Atom" article & illo by Bernie Bubnis.   "THE COLLECTOR'S CORNER" column by Greg DeZiel discusses Dr. Fate (with illo by Deziel).  “THE BEST OF S-F" — Bob Harner 3rd reviews "The Unsleep" by Diana & Meir Gillon.    "The Revenge of Mentin Part III" fan-fiction by Edward Sheehy.  "LETTERS TO THE EDITOR" from Mary Bending (1st female member of the club) and Fred Bronson.

 

 

Rocket’s Blast #007

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Editorial features include:

"THE FEATURE" profiles collector Michael Maginnis from W. Hyattsville MD.   "THE COLLECTOR'S CORNER" column by Dave Bibby discusses the origin of Green Lantern (Alan Scott).  "THE SCIENCE SHOP" column by Rick Weingroff on shooting stars.  "EDITOR'S NOTE" by GB Love.   "THE ROCKET ROLL" lists new members, including Dean Newman and Don Foote.  “Master of Gravity, Graviteer" fan-fiction by Buddy Saunders (illo by Greg DeZiel).   "WE SUGGEST" suggests World's Finest #126.   "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" column by Rick Weingroff.  "THE BEST OF S-F" — Bob Harner 3rd reviews "Necromancer" by Gordon R. Dickson.  "LETTERS TO THE EDITOR" from Buddy Saunders and Bob Harner 3rd.

 

 

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