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Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #127

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Kerry Gammill.  Back cover by Stephen Fabian.

Part 4 (conclusion) of “Subjectivity,” an adaptation of a short story by Norman Spinrad illustrated by Kerry Gammill. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr, Mark Burbey, Andrew Warner, and James Van Hise. 

“Magnus, Robot Fighter” by JVH. 

“Pogo Meets a Possum” by Walt Kelly, reprinted from Collier’s (April 29, 1955). 

“DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell.  

“The RBCC Comic Fandom Opinion Poll” conducted by Mark Burbey.  “Star Trek: New York” convention report by Gerry Gendlin. 

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa. 

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with a letter from JB Clifford Jr.

 

Ads for:

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol, 4, #4 and Vol. 5, #1

COMMUNICATOR #4/5

COMPASS #10

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1

FANDOM FUNNIES #2 (RBCC parody)

FIRST FLIGHT (published?)

STAR TREK 75

THE ENFORCERS #1

Vaughn Bode’s CHEECH WIZARD

Vaughn Bode’s DEADBONE

VOYAGE #1 and 2

 

Also: an ad for THE COMICSHOP in Vancouver, Canada illustrated by George Metzger.

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #134

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FLASH GORDON issue.

 

Editorial features include:

Cover by Stephen Fabian.  Back cover by Mike Zeck.

A 4-page Flash Gordon strip by Mike Zeck. 

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey. 

“The Rockets of Mongo” by Alex Raymond. 

“An Interview with Buster Crabbe” by Jay Rubin. 

Pictorial feature of Flash Gordon serial reprinted from Those Enduring Matinee Idols

"FILMS FANTASTIQUE" (“Flesh Gordon”) by James Van Hise. 

Centerspread by Tom Sutton. 

“Flach Gorton” parody strip by Ron Wilber. 

ARTIST PROFILE of Ralph Fowler.  

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, RC Harvey, and JVH. 

"COMICS COMMENTARY" by JVH.  

“Face-Off on ‘King Kong’” by Mike Kuntz and JVH. 

“THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa.  

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.”

 

Ads for:

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

BARBARIAN WOMEN #1

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

COLLECTOR’S DREAM #1

EAGLESTAR #1

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #3

FANTASY FILMBOOK #1

LITTLE BOOK OF INNER SPACE

MURGUNSTRUMM & OTHERS by Hugh B. Cave

TREK #7

TREK SPECIAL #1

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #138

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Mike Zeck.  Back cover by Stephen Fabian.

"Don Rosa's INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa. 

ARTIST PROFILE of Hilary Barta. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, JB Clifford Jr, and James Van Hise. 

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey. 

“COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel. 

“The Unknown Wrightson” (reprinting earth art by Bernie Wrightson from The Baltimore Sun). 

“John Carter of Comics” by JVH. 

Centerspread by John Adkins Richardson. 

"COMICS COMMENTARY" by JVH.  

 

“BETWEEN THE COMMERCIALS” by Michael Shonk. 

“THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa. 

Final ballot for “The 1977 Comic Art Fan Awards.”  

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with a letter from Mike McKenney.  

 

Ads for:

AFTA #1

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

BARBARIAN WOMEN #1

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1 thru 4

LITTLE BOOK OF INNER SPACE

WHIZZARD #10

WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT PORTFOLIO

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #139

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STAR WARS issue.

 

Editorial features include:

Cover by Ralph Fowler.  Back cover by Morris Scott Collins.

“From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker” by James Van Hise. 

“Star Wars Marvel Style — Where it Went Wrong” by JVH. 

“An Interview with Mark Hamill” by JVH. 

“Darth Vader, the Face Behind the Mask!” by JVH. 

“The Music of Star Wars” by Mark Burbey.  

“Star Woes” parody strip by Ron Wilber. 

“The Star Wars Cosmos” by Mike Kuntz. 

“A Star Wars Bibliography” by Della Van Hise. 

Centerspread by Ralph Fowler. 

“Twilight of the Heroes Part 1 continued” by Ron Wilber. 

"Don Rosa's INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa. 

“Zero Hero” by RC Harvey. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.   

 

Ads for:

25 YEARS OF TV: A History of Shows 1949-1974  (possibly never published)

ALWAYS COME TWILIGHT #1

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

A+PLUS #3

BATIZINE #1 (“The Ultimate in Batman…”)

COMES THE DAWN poster by Frank Brunner

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1 thru 5

FANDOM CIRCUS #1, 2

FORGOTTEN FANTASIES

KA-POW #1

MEGAZINE #2 (published?)

MINDSEYE #1

NIMBUS #3

PERIGEE

RADION #6

SCIENCE FICTION, HORROR & FANTASY #1

SQUA TRONT #4

WET DREAMS PORTFOLIO

WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT PORTFOLIO

WITZEND #8

and an ad from Jerry Bails for 

THE COLLECTOR’S GUIDE: FIRST HEROIC AGE

INDEX TO GOLDEN AGE COMIC BOOKS

THE WHO’S WHO OF AMERICAN COMIC BOOKS

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #140

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Editorial features include:

Front and back covers by Mike Zeck.

“Twilight of the Heroes Part 2” by Ron Wilber. 

"COMICS COMMENTARY" by James Van Hise. 

"Don Rosa's INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa. 

“THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa.  

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, Andy Warner, and JVH. 

“Captain Atom” by Howard P. Siegel. 

Centerspread by Tom Sutton. 

“Two of the Greatest Films You’ve Probably Never Seen” by JVH. 

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey. 

ARTIST PROFILE of Marc Hempel. 

“COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel. 

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with a letter from Roy Thomas.  

 

Ads for:

ARIK KHAN #1

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BATIZINE #1 (“The Ultimate in Batman…”)

COLLECTOR’S DREAM

COMES THE DAWN poster by Frank Brunner

FILM FAN MONTHLY

JOHNNY IRIQUOIS ADVENTUREZINE 

MARVEL COMICS INDEX (George Olshevsky)

QUESTAR #1

WOLD ATLAS  (Philip Jose Farmer fanzine)

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC Vol. 2, #4

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Front cover by Mark Shultz, back cover by Al Feldstein.  

 

Editorial features include: 

“BLAST FROM THE READERS,” featuring a letter from Peter Krupkowski reminiscing about his involvement with SPA FON.   “Fan Fun in the Sunshine State” by Gary Brown, with reproductions of numerous COMIC COMMENTS covers.   “Steve Ditko’s Spider-Man” by James Van Hise.   “A Look at Some of the Lee/Ditko Spider-Man Reprints, or Moving the Sixties into the Eighties” by JVH.  “Reed Crandall — Illustrator of Super-Heroes” by JVH.   “The Monster Squad” by JVH.  “The Monster Maker,” comic story written by JVH and drawn by Tom Sutton (reprinted from GRAVE TALES #2 (1991).   “A Thousand Heroes with One Face” by Stuart Hopen.  “The Crimson Wings of Silence,” preview of a graphic novel written by Stuart Hopen and drawn by Russ Martin.  “Mark Schultz on Drawing Comics” by JVH.  

 

Ads for:

Al Feldstein limited edition prints

Comics on CDRom

CONAN OF CIMMERIA Vol. 1 by Robert E. Howard

Facsimile pulp reprints by Otis Adelbert Kline

PULP MASTERS

THE BURROUGHS NEWSBEAT

THE FANTASTIC WORLDS OF HP LOVECRAFT  

THE FANTASTIC WORLDS OF ROBERT E. HOWARD

and YE OLDE FANZINE SHOPPE

 

 

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