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Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #133

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Frank Brunner.  Back cover by Mike Zeck.

“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.  

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.”

 

Ads for:

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

BARBARIAN WOMEN #1

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol 5, #3

EAGLESTAR #1

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1, #2, and #3

LITTLE BOOK OF INNER SPACE

MIAMICON SOUVENIR BOOK

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE #2

OMNICON SOUVENIR BOOK

STAR TREK: HOUSTON 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:

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 #135

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Mike Zeck.  Back cover by Frank Hamilton.

“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.  

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.”

 

Ads for:

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

BARBARIAN WOMEN #1

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)

JAMES BOND 007 #1 (published?)

LITTLE BOOK OF INNER SPACE

THE BEST OF COMICOLOGY

THE COMICS JOURNAL

TREK #2-7

TREK SPECIAL #1

ZOTZ #1 

 

Also: an ad from Tom Sutton selling original art.

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #136

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Mike Zeck.  Back cover by Dennis Fujitake.

“Beware the Creeper” by Mark Burbey. 

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

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

ARTIST PROFILE of Don Rosa. 

"COMICS COMMENTARY" by JVH. 

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown. 

Nominating Ballot for “The 1977 Comic Art Fan Awards.” 

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

“Evolution” (1-page ) and “A Boy and His Machine” (8-pages), strips by Mark Burbey and Dennis Fujitake. 

"THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by JVH. 

“POINT/COUNTER POINT” by Doug Haines and John Baglem.

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.”

 

Ads for:

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

BARBARIAN WOMEN #1

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol. 5, #4

COPPER TOADSTOOL #2

DIARY OF SLAUGHTER (Mike Zeck art; published?)

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1 thru 4

LITTLE BOOK OF INNER SPACE

THRUST SF in Review #8

TREK #2-7

TREK SPECIAL #1

ZOTZ #2

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #137

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Editorial features include:

Front and back covers by Stephen Fabian.

“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. 

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with a letter from Russ Cochran.  

 

Ads for:

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

BARBARIAN WOMEN #1

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

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

DUNGEON OF PAIN (published … ?)

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #4

FANZINE ’77

LITTLE BOOK OF INNER SPACE

OMNICON SOUVENIR BOOK

PHANTASMAGORIA #5

PORTFOLIO 13 by Kenneth Smith

TREK #2-8

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 #141

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Kerry Gammill.  Back cover by Ron Wilber.

New letter column logo by John Bolton. 

“The Secret Files of Dr. Drew!” by James Van Hise, with a black-and-white Dr. Drew reprint by Jerry Grandenetti. 

"COMICS COMMENTARY" by JVH. 

“The Strange Case of Castle McDuck” by Don Rosa. 

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

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  

“COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel. 

“Twilight of the Heroes” by Ron Wilber. 

Centerspread by Tom Sutton. 

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

“THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa.  

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.”

 

Ads for:

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

CINEFANTASTIQUE

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1 thru 5

THE BUYER’S GUIDE FOR COMIC FANDOM

THE COMICS JOURNAL #38

THE FIRST KINGDOM 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #142

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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND issue.

 

Editorial features include:

Cover by Ralph Fowler.  Back cover by Kerry Gammill.

“IMAGES ON A TAPESTRY OF WONDER” — Overview by John Fischner; “Allusion to the Illusions” by Alex Koehn; “Close Encounters of the Marvel Kind” by Mark Burbey; “Painted Skies” by Ralph Fowler; “Wonder on a Tapestry of Images” by James Van Hise. 

“Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind, idea by Jim Jones, story & art by Ron Wilber. 

“Close Encounters of the Four-Color Kind” by JVH. 

"COMICS COMMENTARY" by JVH. 

“THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa. 

Color centerspread by Ralph Fowler. 

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

“Twilight of the Heroes Part 3” by Ron Wilber. 

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

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with a letter from George Beahm.  

 

Ads for:

ANDROMEDA #1

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

CINEFANTASTIQUE

FAERIE STAR #1

QUESTAR #1

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #143

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Ron Wilber.  Back cover by Kerry Gammill.

A reprint of “Stretching Things” written by Bruce Hamilton and drawn by Steve Ditko, from Fantastic Fears #5 (1954). 

“Steve Ditko, Master of Mystery” by James Van Hise. 

A Steve Ditko cover gallery. 

“Notes on Ditko’s Spider-Man and Other Outcasts of Society” by Frank Latimer. 

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

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, and JVH.  “Twilight of the Heroes” by Ron Wilber. 

“The Weird Worlds of Basil Wolverton” by JVH. 

“Star Bored!, or How a Good Idea Got Really Mucked Up” by JVH. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown. 

“COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel. 

“THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa.  

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.

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

 

Ads for:

CHICAGO’S GRAPHICS REVIEW #1, 2

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol. 7, #1

EAGLESTAR #2

ECSTACY OBLIVION #3

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1 thru 5

FANDOM DIRECTORY

GOLDEN AGE COLLECTOR #1, 2, 3

INFAMOUS FUNNIES #1

QUESTAR #1

SPACE FANTASIES  #1

SUPERZINE

THE FRIENDS OF ODDKIN (Wally Wood)

TREK #10

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #144

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Ron Wilber.  Back cover by Morris Scott Collins.

“The World of Tim Kirk” by George Beahm. 

ARTIST PROFILE of Morris Scott Dollens. 

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

“The Bode Dialogues” by George Beahm. 

“Twilight of the Heroes” by Ron Wilber. 

"COMICS COMMENTARY" by JVH.  

“MUSEUM OF HORRORS” — reprint of “The Brain-Bats of Venus” by Basil Wolverton from Mister Mystery #7 (1952). 

“Don Rosa’s COVER GALLERY” featuring a selection of gruesome horror covers.  

“The Horrors of Brian DePalma” Part One by Mark Burbey. 

Newspaper article about a Doonesbury strip that upset House Speaker Tip O’Neill. 

“COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  “COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with a letter from Lou Mougin.

 

Ads for:

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol. 7, #1

COLLECTOR’S PRESS PORTFOLIOS (Will Eisner, Wally Wood)

COPPER TOADSTOOL #2 thru 4

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS

Portrait print of Basil Wolverton by Monte Wolverton

SUPERZINE

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #145

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Kerry Gammill.  Back cover by Kerry Gammill and Eddie Eddings.

“Willis O’Brien: The Man Who Loved Dinosaurs” by Eldon K. Everett. 

"MARK BURBEY’S INTERVIEW" with David Michelinie. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by James Van Hise. 

"COMICS COMMENTARY" by JVH.  “Steve Ditko: Searching For Hidden Meaning…” by John Springs. 

“The Horrors of Brian DePalma” Part Two by Mark Burbey. 

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

Conclusion of “Twilight of the Heroes” by Ron Wilber. 

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey. 

“Don Rosa’s COVER GALLERY” featuring comics that used left over pulp covers. 

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with a letter from Robin Snyder.  

 

Ads for:

ANDROMEDA #1 and 2

ARIK KHAN #1

COLLECTOR’S PRESS PORTFOLIOS (Will Eisner, Wally Wood)

ELFQUEST #1

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1 thru 5

FAERIE STAR #1

FANDOM CONFIDENTIAL (Ron Frantz)

FANDOM PLAYHOUSE (likely never published)

FOOPGOOP FROLICS: Wolverton portfolio

GRYMALKIN #1, 2

STELLAR GAS #1

THE COMIC READER

THE COMIC WORLD (Robert Jennings)

THE SILVER EEL (one-shot)

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #146

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Editorial features include:

Wrap-around cover by Wendy Pini.

"FILMS FANTASTIQUE" (“Young Frankenstein”) by James Van Hise. 

“The Complete ‘Avengers’ TV Index” by Don Rosa. 

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

“The Spinning of ELFQUEST, or Welcome Back Cutter” by Wendy Pini. 

Elfquest centerspread by Wendy Pini. 

“Don Rosa’s COVER GALLERY — The Great DC Gorilla Fetish.”    

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.  

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS” with a letter from Bill Warren. 

 

Ads for:

COLLECTORS PRESS Portfolios

CONUN THE HANNAH-BARBARIAN PORTFOLIO by Eddie Eddings

ELFQUEST #2

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #6

FANDOM DIRECTORY

Rex Miller’s RADIO PREMIUMS ILLUSTRATED Vol. Two

SCHANES & SCHANES Art Portfolios

SPACING DUTCHMAN by Eric Vinicoff and Marcia Martin

STELLAR GAS #1

THE BUYER’S GUIDE FOR COMIC FANDOM

THE COMIC WORLD (Robert Jennings)

THE COMPLETE EC LIBRARY (Russ Cochran)

THE DIVERSIFIER 

WITZEND #11

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #147

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Marc Hempel.  Back cover by Mike Zeck.

“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. 

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with 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 (WARPED SPACE, THE FANZINE REVIEW ‘ZINE, and others)

TALES TOO TOUGH FOR TV #1

THE WIZARD KING by Wally Wood

VOLTAR — Alfredo Alcala Portfolio

WAVE 

WITZEND #11

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #148

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Don Rosa.  

“Designing Alien Cultures: Interviews with Dan O’Bannon and Ron Cobb” by Dennis Fischer. 

“The Mutant Handbook” by Kurt Busiek and Scott McLeod. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by George Beahm, George Olshevsky, and James Van Hise. 

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

“THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa. 

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.

 

Ads for:

BALIK #1 & 2 (Simba Reproductions)

BEYOND HEAVEN & HELL PORTFOLIO by John Pound.  

BOREALIS #2

DRAGON SLAYERS PORTFOLIO by William Stout

DREAM-QUEST OF UNKNOWN KADATH PORTFOLIO by Tom Sutton

EPIC #1 (Simba Reproductions)

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS Vol, 2, #1

FILM COLLECTOR’S WORLD

SIMBA #1 and 2 (Simba Reproductions)

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #149

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ANIMATION issue.

 

Editorial features include:

Wrap-around cover by Wendy Pini.

“On Building a Future For Comics: An Open Letter to Marvel” by Charles Rozanski. 

“A Chronology of the Modern Age American Comic Book: 1956-1967” by Howard P. Siegel. 

“Triumph of a Dreamsmith (Walt Disney’s Fantastia)” by David Yates. 

“A Brief Look at the Films of Donald Duck” by Jim Korkis. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, Vernon Clark, and James Van Hise. 

“The Fantastic Fleischer Superman” by JVH.  “Wizards — An Overview” by JVH. 

“A Few Words on ‘Wizards’” by Wendy Pini. 

“George Pal’s Puppetoons” by Jerry Beck. 

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

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey. 

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.”

 

Ads for:

ANDROMEDA #4 and 5

ARCHIVAL PRESS books (Back For More, Spacehawk, Miss Fury)

CANNON by Wally Wood

CLAY GEERDES’ COMIX WORLD

DRAGONFLAME by Don McGregor

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #7

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS Vol, 2, #1

HELLO FROM SAN DIEGO by Rick Geary

HEMBECK: THE BEST OF DATELINE

KIRK’S WORKS  — An Index of the Art of Tim Kirk by George Beahm

MARVELOUS FRUIT & VEGGIES PORTFOLIO by Richard Bruning

MISS FURY

POWER CHORD ROCK COMICS #1

SCHANES & SCHANES Art Portfolios

SPACEHAWK by Basil Wolverton

STELLAR GAS #1

STAR FIGHTERS #1

TELEVISION by Rick Geary

THE BODE BROADS PORTFOLIO by Vaughn Bode

THE WIZARD KING by Wally Wood

T’KUHTIAN PRESS publications (WARPED SPACE, THE FANZINE REVIEW ‘ZINE, and others)

WHIZZARD SPRING COMIC SPECIAL

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #150

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Editorial features include:

Front and back cover by Tim Hammell.

“The Fred Hembeck No One Knows About,” featuring Marvel try-out art by Hembeck. 

“Inside the RBCC,” humor strip by Ron Wilber. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Jay Zilber, Mark Burbey, Vernon Clark, and James Van Hise.

“The RBCC Artists’ Jam” with Hilary Barta, Don Rosa, Marc Hempel, RC Harvey, Kerry Gammill, Eddie Eddings, Dennis Fujitake, Martin Cannon, Tim Hammell, Stephen Bissette, and Fred Hembeck. 

ARTIST PROFILE of Stephen Bissette (one-page strip and full-page illustration). 

“THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa. 

“Superman — One Year Later” by JVH.  

“PULPS — ERA OF ADVENTURE” by JVH.  

“Don Rosa & Company Meet ALIENS” (centerspread). 

"COMICS COMMENTARY" by JVH. 

“Future History Comic Chronicles” by Gary Kwapisz.  

“COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.  

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

“Of Rubens, Cartooning, and Adam’s Rib — Confessions of a Girlie Cartoonist” by RC Harvey. 

“Why Rocky Horror?” by JVH.

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.” 

 

Ads for:

ANDROMEDA #6

CANNON by Wally Wood

CC Beck limited edition print

Don McGregor’s THE VARIABLE SYNDROME illustrated by John Byrne and Terry Austin  

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #7

FABIAN FULL-COLOR ART FOLIO by Stephen Fabian

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS Vol, 2, #1

FEVER PITCH #3

FIRST KINGDOM 

HOGWASH

REALM #5

 

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #151

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HARLAN ELLISON issue.

 

Editorial features include:

Cover by Bret Blevins.  Back cover by Stephen Fabian.

“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.  

 

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THE HARLAN ELLISON / STEPHEN FABIAN PORTFOLIO (never published)

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THRUST — Science Fiction in Review

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC Vol. 2, #1

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Editorial features include: 

“RBCC: The Return” by James Van Hise.  “Steve Ditko in the 1950s” by JVH.  “The EC Fanzines: The Second Generation” by JVH.  “Sea of Blood” (comic strip) by Ron Wilber.  “The Art of Comics” by Gil Kane.  “Orson Welles: Pulp Writer?” by JVH, Nils Harden, Sam Moskowitz. “Highlights on the Shadow: A Folio of Art by Edd Cartier from the Shadow Pulp Magazine.”   

 

Articles illustrated with art by Jack Davis, Steve Ditko, Reed Crandall, Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, John Severin, Wally Wood, John Fantucchio, John Pound, Al Feldstein, Gil Kane, Alex Raymond, Hal Foster, Burnets Hogarth, Rudy Nebres, and Margaret Brundage.  

 

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A virtual archive of mini-comics, fanzines, small press comics, newave comix and related items. The physical archive, housed at PF headquarters, is being built with personal acquisitions as well as generous donations from supporters. This project is most definitely a work in progress.