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Writers / Artists: Tom Sutton

Big 5 #8: 50 Years of DC War

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Fanzine celebrating 50 years of war comics as published by DC. The wraparound cover is loaded with cartoonist portraits and self-portraits. Many of those artists also get one- and two-page articles inside about their military experience and comics work (plus new artwork).

There's also a full-color centerspread painting of the USS Stevens by Sam Glanzman.

There may be other contributors not listed above.

Comic Artist, The #3

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Wally Wood issue, featuring articles about Wood’s career, and a Wally Wood checklist. 

 

Letters from Joe Kubert, Bob Cosgrove, and Duffy Vohland.

 

Characters in art include: Dynamo, Captain Science, Animen, Animan, Nudine, Daredevil, Radian, Captain Action, Captain America

 

Offset, saddle-stitched.

Graphic Story Magazine #09

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Letters page includes letters from Jeff Jones, Tom Sutton, John Benson, Charles Biro, Richard Kyle.  Issue also included results of Graphic Story Magazine Poll.

Graphic Story Magazine #9 had two printings, with slightly different covers using the same illustration by Tom Sutton.  Difficult to say which came first.

I’ll Be Damned #1

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Interviews with Mike Kaluta, Vaughn Bode, Tom Sutton, John Severin, Bernie Wrightson, and Jeff Jones.  Strips by Steve Hickman, Jim Miller, Vaughn Bode.  “The EC Answer to Comic Book Originality” by Meade Frierson III.

 

The second image is simply a color scan of the original cover painting.

 

 

I’ll Be Damned #2

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Includes a 4-page strip by Bernie Wrightson, the first chapter of “Pilgrim” by Tom Sutton, and Part 1 of “Nest Egg” written by Alan Simons and drawn by Steve Hickman and Robert Kline.

 

The second image is simply a color scan of the original cover painting.

I’ll Be Damned #3

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A typo in the indicia numbers this issue as #4, but an ad that appeared in RBCC #79 [see images] identifies this third issue as #3.  This was the third and final issue.

 

Includes an unpublished Web of Horror strip by Berni Wrightson, and Chapter 2 of an original strip by Tom Sutton called “Pilgrim,” and the conclusion of the “Nest Egg” strip that started in issue #2.

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #072

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Editorial features include: 

Chapter 2 of “The Starmasters” comic strip by Bill Black.  “Hot Air from a Cool Fan” by Andy Warner.  “Comic Collectors Comments” by Howard P. Siegel.  “RBCC Information Center” by Raymond Miller.  “EC Re-Created” centerspread by Bill Black.  Letters from Duffy Vohland and Gary Ricker.

 

Ads for:

ALTER EGO #10 and 11

ANOMALY #12, and 3

CAPTAIN BILJO PRESENTS #2

EL MOE PRESENTS MAIDEN VOYAGE #1 (likely never published)

ERBDOM 

FANDOM ANNUAL #1 and 2

FANDOM’S FANS #1

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS #15

GRAPHIC STORY MAGAZINE #12

HEPHSEMIS #1

INFINITY #1

JOURNEY INTO COMICS #8

NIGHTMARE #3

PARAGON ILLUSTRATED #1 and 2

POX VOBISCUM #1

PROMETHEAN ENTERPRISES #2

ROCKET’S BLAST SPECIAL #7

SILVER STARR IN THE FLAME WORLD

THE COLLECTOR #17, 18, 19 and 20

THE COMIC ART SHOWCASE #1

THE COMIC CRUSADER #9

THE FRANK FRAZETTA ART FOLIO

THE GOLDEN AGE #3, 4, 5 and 6

THE ILLUSTRATED COMIC COLLECTORS HANDBOOK #3

THIS IS LEGEND #1

and an ad for WEB OF HORROR seeking letters of support.

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #081

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Editorial features include:

“The Super Labors of Love,” an article about GB Love reprinted from Tropic May 2, 1971 (the Sunday magazine to The Miami Herald).  “PULPS — ERA OF ADVENTURE” by James Van Hise and Robert Weinberg.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel, including a FANDOM PROFILE of Robert Weinberg.  “The Dweller” by HP Lovecraft, illustrated by Don Newton (centerspread).  “HOT AIR FROM A COOL FAN” by Andy Warner.  “BEHIND THE SCENES AT DC COMICS” by Bruce Hamilton (A talk with Jack Kirby).  Letters from Dick Mosso and Dave Puckett.

 

Ads for:

CAPTAIN BILJO PRESENTS #2

COLLAGE #1

ERBDOM

FANDOM ANNUAL #2

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS #15 thru 21

FUNNYWORLD #13

GEORGE

GRAPHIC STORY MAGAZINE #13

HERITAGE #1

INFINITY #3

MYRON MOOSE FUNNIES

NEBULOUS #1

NUCLEUS YEARBOOK #1

REALITY #2

THE COLLECTOR #23

THE GOLDEN AGE #4, 7

THE JEFF JONES PORTFOLIO

THE OVERSTREET COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE #1

THE SPECTRUM #2

TRAIN OF THOUGHT #6

VACATION IN DUCKBURG #2

VULCAN #1

WITZEND #8

 

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #126

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Editorial features include:

Part 3 of “Subjectivity,” an adaptation of a short story by Norman Spinrad illustrated by Kerry Gammill.  Part 5 of “Maxor of Cirod” by John Adkins Richardson, reprinted from Fantastic Exploits #21.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr, Mark Burbey, Della Hawks, and James Van Hise.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel, including Part 2 of an interview with Mort Walker.  Reprint of the first Pogo story by Walt Kelly, from Animal Comics #1 (1942).  “Vaughn Bode — A Personal Response” by George Beahm.  “The EC Pre-Trends” by JB Clifford Jr.  A letter from Mark Burbey. 

 

Ads for:

ART & STORY #1

CC BECK Limited Edition Print

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol, 4, #4

ELASTICWORM #2

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1

MIAMICON 1 SOUVENIR BOOK

STAR TREK: HOUSTON SOUVENIR BOOK

STAR TREK 75

TREK #4

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #129

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KING KONG issue.

 

Editorial features include:

“Some of the Best of … RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell.   “Kong the Book” by James Van Hise.  “Kong the Comic” by JVH.  “Kong the Movie” by JVH.  Reprints of several newspaper articles about King Kong.  “King Kong: 1976, or is it 1977?” by JVH.   Centerspread by Robert Kline.  “Zero Hero: by RC Harvey.  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by Larry Bigman.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mike McKenney, Mark Burbey, Della Hawks, and JVH.   Results of “The RBCC Comic Fandom Opinion Poll.”   A letter from Hilary Barta.  

 

Ads for:

A COMPLETE REFERENCE LIBRARY ON AMERICAN COMIC BOOKS

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #2

ERBDOM #80

FANTASCENE #2

FANZINE ’76

OMNICON SOUVENIR BOOK

STARLOG #1

STAR TREK: HOUSTON SOUVENIR BOOK

STAR TREK MAGAZINE #2

TREK #5

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #130

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Editorial features include:

“The Power of ‘2001’” by James Van Hise.   “THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa.  First installment of “COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.   “Zero Hero” by RC Harvey.   “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey and JVH.  Centerspread by Stephen Fabian.  “PSYCHO — Graphic Illustrations” by Mark Burbey.  An article about Alfred Hitchcock reprinted from The Miami News.  “Don Rosa’s INDEX SECTION: Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories #211-260.”   “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  A letter from Par Holman.

 

Ads for:

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol. 5, #2

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #2

OMNICON SOUVENIR BOOK

STAR TREK MAGAZINE #3

THE NOSTALGIA JOURNAL

THE KERRY GAMMILL MONSTERS & HEROES PORTFOLIO

TREK #5

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #131

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Ray Bradbury issue.

 

Editorial features include:

Adaptation of Bradbury’s “Time in Thy Flight” by Ron Wilber.  “The Bradbury Archives,” various clippings from newspaper and magazines.  “Rebels Call For Reality in the Fantastic” by Ray Bradbury, reprinted from The Los Angeles Times (Dec. 14, 1975).  “Bradbury, Freberg Vs. the Prune People,” reprinted from the September 1969 issue of Nepenthe (a California college magazine).   “The Power of Ray Bradbury” by James Van Hise.  “Ray B. and EC” by JVH.  “The Sounds of Bradbury” by JVH.  “An Interview with Ray Bradbury” reprinted from And It Is Divine (Dec. 1975).  “COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.  “THE NOVA S.F. REVIEW” (reviews by members of the Nova Science Fiction Club of the University of Miami: Liz Baldwin, Buz Stearns, Donna Salyer, Jeffry Castle, Mike McKenney, and JVH).  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, Mike McKenney, and JVH.   Centerspread by Mike Zeck.  “THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa.  “POINT/COUNTER POINT” by Doug Haines and John Baglem.  “THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  

 

Ads for:

ABOLISHER #1(likely never published)

ASTRAL COMICS 

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol. 5, #2

ELRIC POSTER by Tim Conrad

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #2

FEM FANTASTIQUE #2

NOVA SCIENCE FICTION #1

OMNICON SOUVENIR BOOK

SPIES #1

STAR TREK: HOUSTON SOUVENIR BOOK

THE NOSTALGIA JOURNAL

THE POWER MASTERS #2

TREK #6

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #132

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Editorial features include:

"FILMS FANTASTIQUE" (“Silent Running”)by James Van Hise.   “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, JB Clifford Jr, and JVH.   ARTIST PROFILE of Mike Zeck.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.  “THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  “THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa. Centerspread by Tom Sutton.  “Adam Strange: The Thinking Man’s Super Hero” by Howard P. Siegel.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by Larry Bigman.  “The 1976 Comic Art Fan Awards Final Ballot.”  “POINT/COUNTER POINT” by Doug Haines and John Baglem.  A letter from Don Rosa.

 

Ads for:

ART & STORY #1

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

DOC #1

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1 and #2

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS #23

FANZINE ’76

STAR TREK: HOUSTON SOUVENIR BOOK

TREK #6

 

Also: an ad from Tom Sutton selling original art, and an ad offering Mike Zeck original art for sale. 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #133

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Editorial features include:

“THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa.  "Don Rosa's INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  ARTIST PROFILE of Stephen Fabian.  “An Interview with Jeff Macnelly” by Ken Stribling.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  “COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.  Centerspread by Tom Sutton.  “The Brunner Mystique,” featuring ordering info for the fanzine of the same title, and art by Frank Brunner.  “THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, JB Clifford Jr, and James Van Hise.  

 

Ads for:

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

CINEFANTASTIQUE

EAGLESTAR #1

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1, #2, and #3

MIAMICON SOUVENIR BOOK

OMNICON SOUVENIR BOOK

THE FIRST KINGDOM by Jack Katz

THE OUTER LIMITS: An Illustrated Review #1

TREK #6

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #134

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FLASH GORDON issue.

 

Editorial features include:

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.

 

Ads for:

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

COLLECTOR’S DREAM #1

EAGLESTAR #1

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #3

FANTASY FILMBOOK #1

MURGUNSTRUMM & OTHERS by Hugh B. Cave

TREK #7

TREK SPECIAL #1

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #135

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Editorial features include:

“MARK BURBEY’S INTERVIEW” with Tom Sutton.  “Space 1999” parody strip by Ron Wilber.   ARTIST PROFILE of Ron Wilber.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Tom Sutton, Mark Burbey, JB Clifford Jr, Phil Sunde, and James Van Hise.  “THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  "Don Rosa's INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by JVH.  “POINT/COUNTER POINT” by Doug Haines and John Baglem.  “THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa. 

 

Ads for:

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol. 5, #4

CHRISTOPHER ENTERPRISES Portfolios and Posters

COMIX WORLD PRESENTS The Berkeley Comic Art Fair

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #3

FANDOM FUNNIES #3 (Buyer’s Guide Parody)

THE BEST OF COMICOLOGY

THE COMICS JOURNAL

TREK #7

TREK SPECIAL #1

 

Also: an ad from Tom Sutton selling original art.

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #140

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Editorial features include:

“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.  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 #147

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Editorial features include:

“An Interview with George Clayton Johnson” by Dennis Fischer.  “Tales of the Forgotten Wilderness” by James Van Hise.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, and JVH.  "COMICS COMMENTARY" by JVH.  "Don Rosa's INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  "MARK BURBEY’S INTERVIEW" with Doug Moench.  “COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.  Letters from Wendy & Richard Pini, and Steven R. Johnson.  

 

Ads for:

AFTA #3

ANDROMEDA #3

CIRCUS SQUADRON #1

CONUN THE HANNAH-BARBARIAN PORTFOLIO by Eddie Eddings

DARK SUNS OF GRUAGA — Alex Nino Portfolio

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #6

FAD #2

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS Vol, 2, #1

FRANKENSTEIN PORTFOLIO by Bernie Wrightson

STELLAR GAS #1

T’KUHTIAN PRESS publications

TALES TOO TOUGH FOR TV #1

THE WIZARD KING by Wally Wood

VOLTAR — Alfredo Alcala Portfolio

WAVE 

WITZEND #11

 

 

Scream Door #1

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Includes two strips intended for Web of Horror by Tom Sutton and Mike Kaluta, and cover for Web of Horror #4 by Bernie Wrightson. 

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