Writers / Artists: Stephen Fabian

Chacal #1

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Interview with C.L. Moore.

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Chacal #2

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Collectors Showcase #2

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Nicely produced catalog from Collectors Book Store (Hollywood) with half-toned (and some color) reproductions of artwork for sale by Stephen Fabian, Hal Foster, Disney studio artists, Robert Williams, Milton Caniff, Winsor McCay, Bill Ward, Robert Kline, Carl Barks, Basil Wolverton, Jack Kirby, Milt Gross, Marge Henderson, Al Capp, Reed Crandall, Carl Lundgren, Virgil Finlay, Jay Lynch, Jack Gaughan, Bud Sagendorf, George Barr, Bob Zoell, Mac Raboy, Carl Anderson, Kenneth Smith and many others.

This issue also contains one-page biographical pieces on artists Vivie Risto and James McQuade.

Characters represented include: Doc Savage, Betty Boop, Disney ducks, Popeye, Henry

Offset, saddle-stitched.

Dallascon Bulletin #06

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Features ads for Richard Corben posters, Worldbeater Frazetta posters, Star Studded Comics #17, Mount to the Stars, Funnyworld #12, Voice of Comicdom #16, Futura #9, The Collector #19, Seraphim, Xanadu #1, Realm, The Collector’s Chronicle #3, True Hero #2, Nucleus #3*4, Phoenix #’s 3 and #4, and All Dynamic #5*6.

 

Fantastic Nudes

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Fantastic Nudes 2nd Series

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Fantasy Crossroads #15

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Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #115

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Editorial features include:

“Otto Binder as I Remember Him” by CC Beck.  Article about Kelly Freas space program posters reprinted from Industrial Art Methods Magazine Oct. 1974.  Interviews with John Goldwater, Leonard Darvin & Dr. Fredric Wertham by Jay Maeder.  “DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell and Sandy Soares.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr, John Ellis, Jack Reid, and James Van Hise.  "A NOSTALGIC LOOK AT A MLJ PUBLICATION" by Raymond Miller.  “THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR” by JVH.  “WOOD’S WORLD,” reprinting Part 2 of “Kenton of the Star Patrol” from Strange Worlds #5 (1951).  “THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel, including a visit to the SFCA offices (with photos).  A letter from Jim Jones.  

 

Ads for:

BAT COMIX #1

COMIC REPRINTS

CONAN THE BARBARIAN PRINT by Frank Frazetta

HOW TO DRAW MONSTERS

THE COLLECTOR #28 and 29

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE WILD & WICKED WEST

WHO’S WHO OF AMERICAN COMICS

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #118

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Editorial features include:

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “The Cage / The Menagerie — A Comparison” by James Van Hise.   “Where No Man Has Gone Before” by JVH.  “Star Trek, Beyond the Pilots” by JVH.  “An Evening with Gene Roddenberry” by JVH.  “THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  “THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” Part Two, by Don Rosa.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr and JVH.   “DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell and Sandy Soares.   A letter from JB Clifford, Jr.

 

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CINEFANTASTIQUE

ERBDOM

GJDRKZLXCBWQ COMICS (Basil Wolverton)

PHANTASMAGORIA #4

THE ADVENTURES OF THE CYCLONE (by Kerry Gammill)

VALLEY OF THE CLIFFHANGERS

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #119

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Editorial features include:

“The World of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson” by Mike Clark and Marc Wielage.  Profile of Mike Zeck.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “Friedkin Returns to TV to Direct ‘The Spirit’,” likely reprinted from a newspaper article.  “Biography of Noel Neill,” reprinted from Palm Beach Con*1 / Trek Int’l ’75 program book.  “DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.   “THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” Part Three, by Don Rosa.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr and James Van Hise.  “THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  “1975 New York Star Trek Con” by JVH.  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by JVH.   Letters from John Kent and Harland Ronning.

 

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FILM COLLECTOR’S REGISTRY

FILM FANTASY SCRAPBOOK

HP LOVECRAFT LP

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VALLEY OF THE CLIFFHANGERS

WINDY CITY PRESENTS ELRIC

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #120

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Editorial features include:

“Dr. Fate: Man of Magic” by Raymond Miller.  "FILMS FANTASTIQUE" (“Forbidden Planet” Revisited) by James Van Hise.

Article about John Adkins Richardson and “Maxor of Cirod” reprinted from the Southern Illinois University Alestle.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  "A NOSTALGIC LOOK AT A MLJ PUBLICATION" by Raymond Miller.   “DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell and Sandy Soares.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr and James Van Hise.  “THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” Part Four, by Don Rosa.  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by JVH.   “He Walked Among US — the EC Story That Nobody Talks About” by JVH.   A letter from Joe Brancatelli.  

 

Ads for:

CINEFANTASTIQUE 

ERBDOM

GOLDEN-AGE GREATS

HP LOVECRAFT LP

MIAMICON 1

STAR TREK 74 and 75

THE BUYER’S GUIDE FOR COMIC FANDOM

THE SENSUOUS FRAZETTA

TREK #1

VALLEY OF THE CLIFFHANGERS

WINDY CITY ENTERPRISES (ELRIC; TALES OF THE MACABRE)

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #123

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Editorial features include:

Part 2 of “Maxor of Cirod” by John Adkins Richardson, reprinted from Fantastic Exploits #21.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “A Look at SPACE: 1999” by Thomas D.N. Zaegner, Mark Burbey, and James Van Hise.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr and JVH.   “Jawsmania Strikes!” compiled by JVH.   “I Acted on ‘Impulse’” by Della Hawks.  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by JVH.   “Orlandoncon” by JB Clifford Jr.   “Glasses,” a one-page strip by Alan Hanley.  “Caged Animal,” a 7-page werewolf strip by Kerry Gammill.  “DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell.  

 

Ads for:

DOC #1 (Doc Savage fanzine)

MEDIASCENE

MIAMICON 1

NOVA SCIENCE FICTION #1

ROBERT E. HOWARD’S CONAN LP

THE BUYER’S GUIDE FOR COMIC FANDOM

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #127

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Editorial features include:

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.   A letter from JB Clifford Jr.

 

Ads for:

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

COMMUNICATOR #4*5

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1

FANDOM FUNNIES #2 (RBCC parody)

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 #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.

 

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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 #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 #137

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Editorial features include:

“An Interview with Rick Baker” by Kerry Gammill and Michael W. Davis.  "Don Rosa's INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  "COMICS COMMENTARY" by James Van Hise.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, Phil Sunde, and JVH.  “COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.  “Stepsons of Cimmeria” by Robert Weinberg.  “Conan of the Movies” by JVH.   ARTIST PROFILE of Kerry Gammill.  “Twilight of the Heroes Part 1” by Ron Wilber.  “THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  

“COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  A letter from Russ Cochran.  

 

Ads for:

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

CINEFANTASTIQUE VOL. 5, #4, Vol. 6, #1

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #4

FANZINE ’77

OMNICON SOUVENIR BOOK

PHANTASMAGORIA #5

PORTFOLIO 13 by Kenneth Smith

TREK 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #138

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Editorial features include:

"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.”   A letter from Mike McKenney.  

 

Ads for:

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1 thru 4

WHIZZARD #10

WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT PORTFOLIO

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #139

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STAR WARS issue.

 

Editorial features include:

“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

COMES THE DAWN poster by Frank Brunner

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1 thru 5

FANDOM CIRCUS

FORGOTTEN FANTASIES

KA-POW #1

MEGAZINE #2 (possibly never published)

NIMBUS #3

RADION #6

SCIENCE FICTION, HORROR & FANTASY #1

WET DREAMS PORTFOLIO

WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT PORTFOLIO

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #151

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HARLAN ELLISON issue.

 

Editorial features include:

“An Interview with Harlan Ellison” by James Van Hise, with acknowledgements to Marc Wielage.  “The Harlan Ellison Hornbook” by Ellison.  “William Rotsler Remembers … “ by Rotsler.  “Harlan Ellison Responds” by Ellison.  “Ellison Wonderland — A Photo-Journal” by JVH, with captions by Ellison.  “Harlan Ellison On The Air” conducted by Denny Lane.  “Aaargh!  Help!  The Giant Ant Ate My Maidenform Bra!” by Ellison (an introduction to a Science Fiction Book Club edition).  Introductions to the adaptations of “Basilisk” and “Soldier.”   “Basilisk” by Ellison, with illustrations by Bret Blevins.  “Soldier,” adapted by Kerry Gammill.   “A Conversation with the Man Who Hates Television,” reprinted from the May/June 1979 issue of The Videophile.  “COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.

 

There also exists a limited signed edition (200 copies) of this issue. 

 

Ads for:

BIZARRE THRILLS #1 (William Black)

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #8

IS IT FAST? by Mahlon L. Fawcett

FANTASY NEWSLETTER 

FemFantastique #3 (William Black)

PORTFOLIO by Richard Harrison Green

STAR FEMS #1 (William Black)

TARA #2 (William Black)

THE COMICS JOURNAL #53 (Harlan Ellison issue)

THE HARLAN ELLISON / STEPHEN FABIAN PORTFOLIO

THE PRISONER NEWSLETTER

THRUST — Science Fiction in Review