Writers / Artists: John Cooper

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #108

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Editorial features include:

Debut of Don Rosa’s “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER.” 

“FILMS FANTASTIQUE" (“The Day the Earth Stood Still”) by James Van Hise. 

“A TWIST OF THE DIAL” by John Cooper. 

“WOOD’S WORLD,” reprinting Chapter 2 of “The Martian Slavers” from Captain Science #4. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, Orlando Falcon, and JVH. 

“THE WILLIAMSON COLLECTOR” reprinting a story by Al Williamson and Angelo Torres from Eerie Tales #1 (Hastings Associates). 

“COMIC COLLECTOR’S COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel (including a newspaper review of Frederic Wertham’s “The World of Fanzines”).  “PULPS — ERA OF ADVENTURE” by JVH. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with letters from Frederic Wertham, MD., Bill Blyberg Jr. (Willie Blyberg?), and Max Allan Collins.

 

Ads for: 

BIG LITTLE BOOK CATALOG/PRICE GUIDE 1973

EAST COAST COMIX EC reprints

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS #15 thru 23

FIGHTING HERO COMICS #14

GRAVE TALES

MIDNIGHT SUN

QUINTESSENCE PRESENTS Secret Agent X-9

SERIAL WORLD

SPECIAL EDITION SERIES #1 (reprinting Whiz #7 thru 28)

SWORD’S EDGE by Sanho Kim

THE COLLECTOR’S HANDBOOK Vol. 4

THE GOD OF MT. OLYMPUS by Joe Staton

THE GOLDEN AGE COLLECTOR #3

THE NY REVIEW OF COMICS & BOOKS (published?)

THE SFCA PRICE GUIDE 1974

UNIVERSE #2 (and posters)

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #109

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Mike Zeck.

“Nostalgia, What is That?” by Alex McFee. 

“SCIENCE FICTION IN REVIEW” by James Van Hise.

“They Just Keep on Trekkin” by The Wandering Reporter. 

“An Evening with Leonard Nimoy” by JVH.  

“A TWIST OF THE DIAL” by John Cooper. 

“WOOD’S WORLD,” reprinting Part 1 of “Kenton of the Star Patrol” from Strange Worlds #3 (1951). 

"A NOSTALGIC LOOK AT A MLJ PUBLICATION" by Raymond Miller.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, Orlando Falcon, and JVH. 

“PULPS — ERA OF ADVENTURE” by Keith Gebers. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by JVH. 

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa. 

“COMIC COLLECTOR’S COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel, including FANDOM PROFILE of Duffy Vohland. 

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with letters from Bill Black and John Adkins Richardson.

 

Ads for: 

BIG LITTLE BOOK CATALOG/PRICE GUIDE 1973

CITIES & SCENES FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD by Roy Krenkel

COMIC REPRINTS PRESENT: SILVER STREAK COMICS #1

EAST COAST COMIX EC reprints

ELUSION #1 (published?)

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS #22

MIDDLE EARTH portfolios 

SWORD’S EDGE by Sanho Kim

THE JOURNAL

THE MONSTER TIMES

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #110

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Don Newton.

“WOOD’S WORLD,” reprinting Part 2 of “Kenton of the Star Patrol” from Strange Worlds #3 (1951).  

“Return in Time” by Keith Gebers.  

“SCIENCE FICTION IN REVIEW” by James Van Hise. 

“GOLDEN AGE GLEANINGS” by Richard O’Brien. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mike McKenney, JB Clifford Jr., Mark Burbey, and JVH.  

“A TWIST OF THE DIAL” by John Cooper. 

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa. 

"FILMS FANTASTIQUE" (“War of the World”) by JVH. 

"A NOSTALGIC LOOK AT A MLJ PUBLICATION" by Raymond Miller.  “AGE OF QUALITY” by JVH (including a reprint of a Black Condor story by Lou Fine). 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown. 

“COMIC COLLECTOR’S COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with letters from Alex McFee, John Kent, Mike McKenney, and Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.  Also — an editor’s note at the bottom of the letters page refers to MARVEL TIMES #4: “We are currently working on it and hope to have it out in June or early July.  It will, in fact, be a double-sized issue.”  MARVEL TIMES #4 was never published.

 

Ads for:

BIG LITTLE BOOK CATALOG/PRICE GUIDE 1973

CAPTAIN PARAGON #1

EAST COAST COMIX EC reprints

ERBDOM

FRAZETTA PRINT (Famous Funnies #214)

GJDRKZLXCBWQ COMICS (Basil Wolverton)

PARAGON SUPER HEROES #1

PHANTASMAGORIA #4

RAINTREE ONE (Terry and the Pirates)

SPECIAL EDITION SERIES #1 (reprinting Whiz #7 thru 28)

STICKY ELVIS

STRICTLY ELVIS

THE COLLECTOR’S HANDBOOK Vol. 4

THE HARVARD JOURNAL OF PICTORIAL FICTION #1

THE NOSTALGIA JOURNAL 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #111

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Editorial features include:

Cover by John Adkins Richardson.

“WOOD’S WORLD,” reprinting Part 1 of “Kenton of the Star Patrol” from Strange Worlds #5 (1951).  

“The Outer Limits” by James Van Hise. 

“SCIENCE FICTION IN REVIEW” by JVH.

“GOLDEN AGE GLEANINGS” by Richard O’Brien. 

“DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell and Sandy Soares.  

“A TWIST OF THE DIAL” by John Cooper. 

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa. 

"A NOSTALGIC LOOK AT A MLJ PUBLICATION" by Raymond Miller.  “PULPS — ERA OF ADVENTURE,” reprinting an article from Toronto’s The Globe and Mail by Don Hutchison. 

Color centerspread by Morris Scott Dollens. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Orlando Falcon, Jack Reid, and JVH. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  “

THE WILLIAMSON COLLECTOR,” reprinting a story from Forbidden Worlds #63 (1958). 

“COMIC COLLECTOR’S COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel, including a FANDOM PROFILE of Rick Durell. 

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.”

 

Ads for:

AMORA by Gray Morrow

BIG LITTLE BOOK CATALOG/PRICE GUIDE 1973

CHARLTON PORTFOLIO

EAST COAST COMIX EC reprints

Heritage: Esteban Maroto Portfolio

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS #15 thru 23

FIGHTING HERO COMICS #14

HOT STUF’ #1

POWERHOUSE PEPPER #1 (Basil Wolverton)

ROBERT E. HOWARD PORTFOLIO by Barry Smith

SPIRIT SECTION reprints

TARA #1 (William Black)

THE CARTOONIST #1

THE NOSTALGIA JOURNAL

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #112

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GB Love announces that RBCC #112 is his last as editor/publisher, with James Van Hise taking the reins with issue #113.

 

Editorial features include:

Cover by Don Newton.

"FILMS FANTASTIQUE" (“2001: A Space Odyssey”) by James Van Hise.  “Houston Con report” (no credit). 

"A NOSTALGIC LOOK AT A MLJ PUBLICATION" by Raymond Miller.  “THE WILLIAMSON COLLECTOR” by Larry Bigman. 

“DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell and Sandy Soares.  

“A TWIST OF THE DIAL” by John Cooper. 

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr., Mark Burbey, and JVH. 

Centerspread by Robert Kline. 

"AGE OF QUALITY" by JVH, including an Uncle Sam reprint from National Comics by Will Eisner. 

“Al Shuster’s International Star Trek Convention” report by Deborah Rose. 

50th installment of “COMIC COLLECTOR’S COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown. 

“GOLDEN AGE GLEANINGS” by Richard O’Brien. 

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.”

 

Ads for:

GOLDEN-AGE GREATS (Paragon)

THE JOURNAL

 

(Yes, there were really only two fanzine ads in issue #112.)

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #113

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First issue edited and published by James Van Hise.

 

Editorial features include:

Cover by R.C. Harvey.

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford, Mike McKenney, Jack Reid, and James Van Hise. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown. 

“DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell and Sandy Soares. 

“THE WILLIAMSON COLLECTOR” by Larry Bigman. 

“A TWIST OF THE DIAL” by John Cooper. 

“COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  “Adventures in Fandom” by Bill Wallace and Steven Henderson.   "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with a letter from GB Love.

 

Ads for:

FAN INFORMER

FAN’S ZINE #5 

KULL PORTFOLIO 2 (by John Severin)

MIDDLE EARTH portfolios

ROBERT E. HOWARD MEMORIAL PORTFOLIO by Barry Smith

SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS CREATED BY RAY HARRYHAUSEN #4

THE BUYER’S GUIDE FOR COMIC FANDOM

THE DC READER #2

TIM CORRIGAN’S SUPERHERO COMICS #1

WAXWORKS #1 (Rich Larson)

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #114

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Bernie Wrightson.  Back cover by Mike Zeck.

Interviews with Carmine Infantino, Stan Lee & Roy Thomas by Jay Maeder. 

“Conquest.” a Sub-Mariner strip by Mike Zeck. 

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa. 

“The Resurrection of Richard Wentworth” by James Van Hise. 

“DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell and Sandy Soares. 

“A TWIST OF THE DIAL” by John Cooper. 

“COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel. 

“THE WILLIAMSON COLLECTOR” by Larry Bigman. 

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.”

 

Ads for:

COMICS FOREVER #9

COMIC REPRINTS 

FILMS FANTASTIQUE #1

IT’S ALL LIES

PROMETHEAN ENTERPRISES #5

SQUA TRONT #4

THE AMAZING WORLD OF DC COMICS #1

THE BUYER’S GUIDE FOR COMIC FANDOM

THE COLLECTOR #29

THE SPIRIT COLORING BOOK

TIM CORRIGAN’S SUPERHERO COMICS #1