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Writers / Artists: GB Love

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #035

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Ditto and mimeo issue.  (1 page blank.)

 

Editorial features include: 

Ronn Foss cover of The Phantom.  "GOLDEN AGE HEROES — CAPSULE HISTORY — The Original Hawkman" by Raymond Miller. "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Paul Gambaccini.  The Destroyer sketch by Parley Holman. "SEULING'S CORNER" by Phil Seuling.  "Behind the Cover of Daredevil #3" by Raymond Miller. "THE BEST OF S-F" — Bob Harner 3rd reviews "The Unknown," a short story collection edited by D.R. Benson.   "A WORD FROM THE EDITOR" by GB Love. "Plastic Man" article by Dave Bibby.  "Is It True Blonds Have More Fun? or Alterations Don't Make Changes" by Ronn Foss, concerning then-Phantom artist Bill Ligante swiping Alex Raymond (prompting a reply from Gold Key editor Bill Harris).  "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" includes LOCs from Bill Spicer, Paul Thompson, Brian Yates, Lee Whittlesey, Ronn Foss, Paul McSpadden, and Ken Ahlstrand.

 

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COMIC FAVORITE #3

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ODD #6 & 7

SANCTUM #1

SLAM-BANG & THE SLAM BANG SPECIAL 

STAR-STUDDED COMICS 

SUPER HEROES ANONYMOUS #1 (Bill Schelly's first fanzine) 

THE FOOB by Marv Wolfman 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #036

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Ditto and mimeo issue.  (3 pages blank)

 

Editorial features include: 

Hangman cover by Howard Keltner.  ”A SCENE FROM THE GOLDEN AGE" #1 (Nedor Publications' Black Terror).   "SEULING'S CORNER" by Phil Seuling.  ”ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Paul Gambaccini.   "THE BEST OF S-F" by Bob Harner 3rd.  "A SCENE FROM THE GOLDEN AGE" #1 (Nedor Publications' Black Terror).  The Comicollector hostess Joy Holiday — one page of drawings by Ronn Foss.  "GOLDEN AGE HEROES — CAPSULE HISTORY — Atman and Kitten” by Raymond Miller and GB Love.

 

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Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #037

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Mimeo issue.  (4 pages blank.)

 

Editorial features include: 

"SCENES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE #2" reprint from Capt. Aero Comics. "SEULING'S CORNER" by Phil Seuling.  "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.  "The Torch-Submariner Battle Issue and the Fantastic Four Annual #1: A Comparison" by Carole Seuling.  "GOLDEN AGE HEROES — CAPSULE HISTORY — Wildcat" by Raymond Miller & GB Love.  "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" includes LOCs from George R. R. Martin, Ron Fradkin, Rick Weingroff, Sol Davidson, and Ronn Foss.

 

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ODD #9

RBCC ANNUAL

STAR-STUDDED COMICS #7 (Powerman by George R.R. Martin listed)

SUPER ADVENTURES #2

THE GOLDEN AGE #1

THE SCHWARTZ INDEX

VOICE OF COMICDOM

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #038

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Mimeo issue. 

 

Editorial features include: 

"SCENES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE #3" – "The Zebra” from Green Hornet Comics. "THIS 'N' THAT" by Paul Gambaccini.  "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.  "THE BEST OF S-F" by Bob Harner 3rd.   "A WORD FROM THE EDITOR" by GB Love.  "GOLDEN AGE HEROES — CAPSULE HISTORY — Sandman" by Raymond Miller & GB Love.  "SEULING'S CORNER" by Phil Seuling.  "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" includes LOCs from Kent Russell, Brian Yates, Dave Johnson, and Bill Spicer. 

 

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Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #039

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Mimeo issue. (2 pages blank.)

Editorial features include: 

Cover by Buddy Saunders.  “Special Editorial" by GB Love about Stan Lee turning down Love's request for the MMMS mailing list.  Bulletin from Pat Masulli of Charlton (request for new fandom writers for Charlton).  "Supersnipe" article on Koppy McFad, the "Boy with the most comic books in America" by Tom Fagan.  "SCENES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE #4" reprint from Magno & Davy.  America's Greatest Comics #6 cover reprint.  "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.  "SEULING'S CORNER" by Phil Seuling.  "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" includes LOCs from Tom Christopher, Charles R Sexton, Ronn Foss, Marvin Wolfman, Joe Molenda Jr, and Brian Yates.

 

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ODD #10 

SANCTUM #2

SLAM-BANG #4 

STAR-STUDDED COMICS #7 (Powerman by George R.R. Martin listed)

SUPER ADVENTURES #3 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #040

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Mimeo issue. (4 pages blank)

 

Editorial features include: 

Ghost Rider cover by Biljo White.  ”SCENES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE #5" with pages of Prize Comics.   "SEULING'S CORNER" by Phil Seuling.  Reprint of a June 7, 1965 LA Times newspaper article about collecting old comics with photos of Rick Durell, Burt Blum of the Cherokee Bookshop, and artist Jerry Kay.  "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.   "A WORD FROM THE EDITOR" by GB Love.  Captain Aero #8 cover repro.   "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" includes LOCs from F. James Mohl, Brian Yates (mentions Jim Halperin in letter), and Guy H. Lillian III.

 

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SLAM-BANG #4

SPECTRE #5

STORIES OF SUSPENSE #1

THE GUIDEBOOK TO COMICS FANDOM

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #041

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Mimeo issue.  (1 page blank.)

 

Editorial features include: 

Cover by Rich Buckler.  “ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.  "SEULING'S CORNER" by Phil Seuling.   "FOUR" comic checklist of MARVEL MYSTERY #26-29 by Raymond Miller.  "SCENES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE #6" from pages of Bulletman.  "A WORD FROM THE EDITOR" by GB Love.   "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" includes LOCs from Don Dagenais, Roy Thomas, Lee Goodman, Bernie Bubnis (who explains he dropped out of fandom for a while), Charles R Sexton, Jerry Lehrer, and Paul Thompson (GB mentions his Cerebral Palsy in response to Thompson's complaints about lack of hand lettering in RBCC). 

 

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KOMIX HEROZ OF THE FUTURE #7

MAKUDAN #1

SANCTUM #3

SHOWCASE TO FANDOM

THE EYE 

THE GUIDEBOOK TO COMICS FANDOM

WEB SPINNER 

 

 

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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FLARE COMICS #2

KOMIX HEROZ OF THE FUTURE #7

MEN OF MYSTERY #2

ROCKET'S BLAST SPECIAL #6

STAR-STUDDED COMICS #7

THE CARTOONIST #1

THE COMIC READER

THE METEOR

VANGUARD

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #043

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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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ACTION HERO #7 & 8  

BOMBSHELL #1 

COMIC EXAMINER #1 

COMIC VENDOR #2

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FANTASY ILLUSTRATED #4

MASKED IDENTITY

ODD #11 

SONIC #1 

STAR-STUDDED COMICS #7 

SUPERHERO #4

THE CARTOONIST #1 

THE ILLUSTRATED COMIC COLLECTORS HANDBOOK #1 

TRIDENT #1

TRUMPET #3 (includes an 8-page insert sample)

WOW #1

ZENITH #4

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #059

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Joel Pollack.

A Southwesterncon 1968 report by GB Love.

Preview page for "This Savage Earth" by Don Newton.

 

An article by Howard P. Siegel titled “Will 1968 Be Comicdom’s ‘Year of Dispair’ (sic)?”

 

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ALTER EGO #5, 7 and 8

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COMIC NEWS #5

COMIC SCOPE #1

COMIC VENDOR #6

COMIC ZINE

COMIX UNLIMITED #1

CONCUSSION #7

CONTRAST #1

DESTINY #1

DIFFERO #1

DIMENSION #1

DISNEYDOM #1

EFFECT #1

E PLURIBUS MARVEL

EMPERIAL COMICS #1-3

EXCELSIOR #1

FANDOM ANNUAL #1

FANDOM SHOWCASE #1

FANDOM WEEKLY #1 (published?)

FANDOM’S AGENT

FAN FANTASY #1 (not published?)

FANTASTIC FAN FICTION 

FANTASY CHRONICLES #4

FANTASY SOUNDTRACK #1

FIGHTING HERO COMICS Special Edition #1

GOLDEN AGE SUPER HERO INDEX (Mike Nolan)

GRAPHIC STORY MAGAZINE #9

HEROES UNLIMITED #5

HEROIC #2

HEROIC TALES #1

HI SPOT #1 (published?)

ILLUSIONS #1

ILLUSTRATED COMIC COLLECTORS HANDBOOK #3

JOURNEY INTO COMICS #3

LIBERTY #1  

MAD SCIENTIST COMICS (published?)  PG 63

MARVELITES FAN CLUB FAN-ZINE #1 (published?)

MASQUERADER #6

NEDOR COMIC INDEX (Mike Nolan)

O&O #5-7

ONE STEP BEYOND #1

QUANTUM #7

ROCKET’S BLAST SPECIAL #1 and 7

SATURDAY’S WORLD #3

SPA FON #4

SQUA TRONT #1, 2 & 3

STAR-STUDDED COMICS #6 and 13

SUPERZINE #3, 4, 5

SUPERZINE NEWSLETTER#1

THE CARTOONISTS’ COMIC #2

THE COLLECTOR #11 and 12

THE COMIC INFORMER #1 AND 2

THE COMIC REVIEW 

THE EC FAN ADDICT #2

THE EYE #1

THE ILIAD (published?)

THE MEDALLION SPECIAL #1

THE MICHIGAN MESSENGER #1

THE ULTIMATE BRAIN #1

TITAN COMICS #2

TOP SPOT COMICS #1

TRUMPET #7

UNLIMITED #1

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #095

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Don Newton.

 “CRITIQUE”  fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, GB Love, Andy Warner, Jason Leeds and James Van Hise. 

“SF IN REVIEW” by JVH. 

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Raymond Miller. 

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

“THE KEYHOLE” by Hamilton Benedict. 

“THE WILLIAMSON COLLECTOR” by JVH and Larry Bigman. 

“PULPS — ERA OF ADVENTURE” by JVH and Robert Weinberg. 

“THE CLIFFHANGERS” by JVH.

 

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ALTER EGO #10

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COMIC CITY MONTHLY 

COMIC CITY WEEKLY 

CAPTAIN BILJO PRESENTS #2

DAGON

EC PORTFOLIO #2

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS #15 thru 22

FANTASTIC FANZINE #12

FANTASTIC FANZINE SPECIAL #2

FRAZETTA PRINT (Famous Funnies #214)

FUNNYWORLD #14

GRAPHIC ILLUSIONS #1

I LUV COMICS #1

KIRBY UNLEASHED

NEW YORK COMICART CONVENTION 1972 Program Book

PHASE #1

THE COLLECTOR’S HANDBOOK Vol. 4

THE MONSTER TIMES

Steranko’s THE HISTORY OF COMICS #1 and 2

THE MONSTER TIMES

 

 

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #096

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Bob Juanillo.

 “CRITIQUE”  fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, GB Love, Victor K. Kelly, Andy Warner, Greg W. Myers, Gary Brown, Jason Leeds, and James Van Hise. 

“PREMIUM CLASSICS” by Rex Miller. 

“COMIC COLLECTOR’S COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel, including a FANDOM PROFILE of John Wright, and The 1972 Comic Art Fan Awards (formerly The Goethe Awards). 

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Raymond Miller. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Hamilton Benedict. 

“THE WILLIAMSON COLLECTOR” by JVH and Larry Bigman. 

“PULPS — ERA OF ADVENTURE” by JVH and Robert Weinberg.  "BLASTS FROM THE READERS.”

 

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BADTIME STORIES

BLAST #6

CAPTAIN BILJO PRESENTS #2

COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE 2nd edition

EC PORTFOLIO #2

ETCETERA #1

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS #15 thru 23

FANTASTIC FANZINE #12

FANTASTIC FANZINE SPECIAL #2

FIGHTING HERO COMICS #14

FRAZETTA PRINT (Famous Funnies #214)

GRAPHIC ILLUSIONS #1

KIRBY UNLEASHED

MARVEL TIMES #2

MIDDLE EARTH PRESENTS: Frank Frazetta Portfolio One

MIDDLE EARTH PRESENTS: Kull the Conqueror by John Severin

ROCKET’S BLAST SPECIAL #8

THE BUYER’S GUIDE FOR COMICS FANDOM

THE COLLECTOR #26

THE COMIC READER

THE GOLDEN AGE COLLECTOR #1

THE MENOMONEE FALLS GAZETTE

THE MONSTER TIMES

TRUE FAN ADVENTURE THEATER #8

ZEPHYR #1 thru 4

 

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #117

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Bernie Wrightson.  Back cover by Bernie Wrightson and Mike Zeck.

“The Green Hornet” by James Van Hise. 

“CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr and JVH.  “Subjectivity,” Part 1 of “Subjectivity,” an adaptation of a short story by Norman Spinrad illustrated by Mike Zeck. 

"THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by JVH. 

“Houston, Fandom’s New Mecca” by GB Love. 

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

“COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  

“THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” Part One, by Don Rosa. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown. 

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS.” 

 

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FAR LANDS, OTHER DAYS (illustrated by George Evans)

NOVA SCIENCE FICTION

THE COMIC BUYER’S SHOWCASE (published?)

THE CONNECTION #2

TREK #1

 

 

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