Writers / Artists: Calvin Castine

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #042

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Mimeo issue.  (3 page blank.)

 

Editorial features include: 

Batman cover by Raymond Miller.  "SCENES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE #7" reprint of a Flagman splash page.  “ROCKETEER GOSSIP” by Rick Weingroff (5 pages)  "A WORD FROM THE EDITOR" by GB Love announces forthcoming “The Great Comic Book Heroes” book from Jules Feiffer.  "THIS 'N' THAT" by Louis Black.  "SEULING'S CORNER" by Phil Seuling; “CANDID COMMENTS” by Calvin Castine, who was an 18-year-old writer for SICK magazine.  "FOUR" by Raymond Miller, a detailed index of golden-age Capt. America #15-18.   "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" includes LOCs from Paul Bakulski, Leroy S Blair, Robert Malisani, Doug Potter, Alan Frugis, and Wayne Cauley Jr.

 

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Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #043

Category:Fanzines
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Year
Notes

Mimeo issue.  (3 pages blank.)

 

Editorial features include: 

Captain Marvel cover by Steve Sabo.  “DULL, DRAB AND DREARY" column by Calvin Castine.  “ROCKETEER GOSSIP” by Rick Weingroff.   "SCENES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE #8" reprint of a Yellowjacket splash page.   "Hawkman" article by Tom Fagan, with art by Raymond Miller.  "A WORD FROM THE EDITOR" by GB Love about seeing the first episode Batman TV show.  "THIS 'N' THAT" by Louis Black.  "Salvaran of the Apes" by Greg Gabbard.

 

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Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #044

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Editorial features include:

Fighting Yank cover by John Fantucchio.

"ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.

“SICK’S STEIN SEZ!,” column by Calvin Castine. 

"SCENES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE #9” from Hit Comics.  

 

A short piece about Ditko leaving Marvel. 

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.”

 

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