Writers / Artists: JB Clifford Jr

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #104

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“WOOD’S WORLD,” reprinting Chapter 2 of “An Earth Man on Venus” from the 1951 Avon comic of the same title.  “Star Trek Lives” by Orlando Falcon.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, Orlando Falcon, and James Van Hise.  “THE CLIFFHANGERS” by James Van Hise.   “The Rarest EC” by JB Clifford, Jr.  “PULPS — ERA OF ADVENTURE” by James Van Hise.  “SCIENCE FICTION IN REVIEW” by James Van Hise.  “THE WILLIAMSON COLLECTOR” by Larry Bigman and James Van Hise.  “COMIC COLLECTOR’S COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel, including a FANDOM PROFILE of Stan Blair.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Raymond Miller (including Part 2 of Don Rosa’s Ghost Rider index).  “THE KEYHOLE” by Hamilton Benedict.  Letters from Don Newton, John Adkins Richardson, and Matsumoto.  

 

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AIR FIGHTER COMICS #2 reprint

CAPTAIN PARAGON #1

CPL #5

EAST COAST COMIX EC reprints

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GOLDEN FUNNIES

JACK KIRBY’S GODS posters

JEFF JONES PORTFOLIO

JUNGLE SCENE OF TARZAN

MACABRE WESTERN #1 (Paragon)

PARAGON #4

PARAGON SUPER-HEROES #1

SERIAL PICTORIAL

THE BUYER’S GUIDE FOR COMIC FANDOM

THE OVERSTREET COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE #3

THE SENSUOUS FRAZETTA

THE SPIRIT (11 x 16 inch limited edition) from Tabloid Press

 

 

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.

 

"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 James Van Hise.  Centerspread by Robert Kline.  "AGE OF QUALITY" by James Van Hise, 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.

 

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GOLDEN-AGE GREATS (Paragon)

THE JOURNAL

 

 

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.  

 

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COMIC REPRINTS

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HOW TO DRAW MONSTERS

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THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE WILD & WICKED WEST

WHO’S WHO OF AMERICAN COMICS

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #116

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Editorial features include:

“The End of an Era” by William Parente (reprinted from Rocket’s Blast Special #7).  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by James Van Hise.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr and James Van Hise.  “DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell and Sandy Soares.  “THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  “Cinematically Speaking” by John Ellis.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  

"A NOSTALGIC LOOK AT A MLJ PUBLICATION" by Raymond Miller.    A letter from Jim Jones.  

 

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BAT COMIX #1

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol. 3, #4

GOOD OLD LUST COMICS 

GRAPHIC GALLERY #1 (Russ Cochran)

SUMMER SPECIAL 1974 EDITION

SWORD AND FANTASY 

TIM CORRIGAN PRESENTS ELASTICWORM #1

ZERO HERO PACKET (RC Harvey)

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #117

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Editorial features include:

“The Green Hornet” by James Van Hise.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr and JVH.  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.  

 

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FAR LANDS, OTHER DAYS (illustrated by George Evans)

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THE COMIC BUYER’S SHOWCASE (likely never published)

TREK #1

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #119

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“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 FANTASY SCRAPBOOK

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WINDY CITY PRESENTS ELRIC

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #121

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Vaughn Bode issue.  

 

Editorial features include:

“THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  “An Interview with Vaughn Bode” by Mark & Steve Collins and Dave Simons.  “Sunpot: An Analysis” by James Van Hise.   “Bode” by Manny Lezcano.  “Kayo the Karate Lizard!” by JVH, Ken Mitchroney, and John Ellis.  “Vaughn Bode: A Retrospective Look at the Man and His Work” by George Beahm.  “Vincent  Bode Presents Vaughn Bode’s Cartoon Concert” by JVH.   “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by John Ellis, JB Clifford Jr, and JVH.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by JVH.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.

 

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THE ADVENTURESS

THE ELFLAND CHRONICLES

TREK #2

VALLEY OF THE CLIFFHANGERS

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #122

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“An Interview with Rod Serling” reprinted from Gamma #1, a science fiction magazine published in 1963.  Serling obituary by James Van Hise.   “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “Star Trek: The Tholian Web,” story re-told with stills.  

“Houstoncon ’75” by JVH.  “A Houston Mini-Con is Anything But Mini” by JVH.  Part 1 of “Maxor of Cirod” by John Adkins Richardson, reprinted from Fantastic Exploits #21.  “Zero Hero” by RC Harvey.  “DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell.   “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by John Ellis, JB Clifford Jr, and JVH.  Letters from M. Thomas Inge and RC Harvey.  

 

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CINEFANTASTIQUE

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DOC #1 (Doc Savage fanzine)

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SPACED #1 and 2

STAR TREK ’75

TREK #2

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #123

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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.  

 

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DOC #1 (Doc Savage fanzine)

MEDIASCENE

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THE BUYER’S GUIDE FOR COMIC FANDOM

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #124

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Part 1 of “Subjectivity,” an adaptation of a short story by Norman Spinrad illustrated by Kerry Gammill (illustrating the same script drawn by Mike Zeck in RBCC #117).  Part 3 of “Maxor of Cirod” by John Adkins Richardson, reprinted from Fantastic Exploits #21.  “THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “The Outer Limits” by James Van Hise.  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by JVH.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr, Mike McKenney, and JVH.  “DELL COMICS ARE GOOD COMICS” by Jeff Gorrell.  “The 1975 San Diego Comic Convention” by JVH.  “Ray B. and Me” by JVH.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  Letters from Doug Potter and Mike McKenney.  

 

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THE PREMIUM BIBLE

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #125

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Editorial features include:  

Part 2 of “Subjectivity,” an adaptation of a short story by Norman Spinrad illustrated by Kerry Gammill.  Part 4 of “Maxor of Cirod” by John Adkins Richardson, reprinted from Fantastic Exploits #21.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel, including Part 1 of an interview with Mort Walker.  Various reprints of vintage article about Walt Kelly and Pogo.  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by Larry Bigman.  “Dr. Wertham and the Classics Horror” by Jim Sands.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr and James Van Hise.  A letter from James Denney (publisher of The Elfland Chronicles).

 

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MARVEL COMICS INDEX #1: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN

SIMBA PORTFOLIO 1 by Sheila Jayne Bird.  

STAR TREK: HOUSTON SOUVENIR BOOK

THE MARVEL ART REVIEW #1

TREK #4

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #126

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Editorial features include:

Part 3 of “Subjectivity,” an adaptation of a short story by Norman Spinrad illustrated by Kerry Gammill.  Part 5 of “Maxor of Cirod” by John Adkins Richardson, reprinted from Fantastic Exploits #21.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr, Mark Burbey, Della Hawks, and James Van Hise.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel, including Part 2 of an interview with Mort Walker.  Reprint of the first Pogo story by Walt Kelly, from Animal Comics #1 (1942).  “Vaughn Bode — A Personal Response” by George Beahm.  “The EC Pre-Trends” by JB Clifford Jr.  A letter from Mark Burbey. 

 

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ART & STORY #1

CC BECK Limited Edition Print

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol, 4, #4

ELASTICWORM #2

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1

MIAMICON 1 SOUVENIR BOOK

STAR TREK: HOUSTON SOUVENIR BOOK

STAR TREK 75

TREK #4

 

 

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.

 

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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 #128

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“An Interview with Neal Adams” by Richard Kravitz and James Van Hise.  “Black Condor” article by Ray Miller.  “Spaced: 1998 1/4” written and drawn by Ron Wilbur.   “The Glob” by John O’Reilly and Walt Kelly, reprinted from LIFE Magazine 1952.  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by Larry Bigman.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by JB Clifford Jr, Mark Burbey, and James Van Hise.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  “Great Expectations: Kenneth Smith’s Phantasmagoria” by George Beahm.   A letter from David Michelinie.

 

 

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1976 COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE

ABYSS PORTFOLIO

Clay Geerdes’ COMIX WORLD 

DUCKANEER poster by Frank Brunner

EAST COAST COMIX EC reprints

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1

FEATURE SHOWCASE #1

FILM COLLECTOR’S WORLD

SIXGUN HEROES: A PRICE GUIDE TO MOVIE COWBOY COLLECTIBLES

STARLOG #1

THE FILM COLLECTOR’S REGISTRY

THE VAUGHN BODE INDEX

TREK #5

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #132

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Editorial features include:

"FILMS FANTASTIQUE" (“Silent Running”)by James Van Hise.   “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Mark Burbey, JB Clifford Jr, and JVH.   ARTIST PROFILE of Mike Zeck.  “RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Don Rosa.  “COMICOPIA” by RC Harvey.  “THE KEYHOLE” by Gary Brown.  “THE PERTWILLABY PAPERS” by Don Rosa. Centerspread by Tom Sutton.  “Adam Strange: The Thinking Man’s Super Hero” by Howard P. Siegel.  “COMIC COLLECTORS COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel.  "THE EC ARTIST COLLECTOR" by Larry Bigman.  “The 1976 Comic Art Fan Awards Final Ballot.”  “POINT/COUNTER POINT” by Doug Haines and John Baglem.  A letter from Don Rosa.

 

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ART & STORY #1

ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

DOC #1

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1 and #2

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS #23

FANZINE ’76

STAR TREK: HOUSTON SOUVENIR BOOK

TREK #6

 

Also: an ad from Tom Sutton selling original art, and an ad offering Mike Zeck original art for sale. 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #133

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Editorial features include:

“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.  

 

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ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

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CINEFANTASTIQUE

EAGLESTAR #1

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1, #2, and #3

MIAMICON SOUVENIR BOOK

OMNICON SOUVENIR BOOK

THE FIRST KINGDOM by Jack Katz

THE OUTER LIMITS: An Illustrated Review #1

TREK #6

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #136

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Editorial features include:

“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.

 

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ART FANTASTIQUE #1 and #2

BARBARIAN COMICS #1 thru 4

CALIFORNIA COMICS #1 and #2

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol. 5, #4

COPPER & TOADSTOOL #2

ENTERPRISE INCIDENTS #1 thru 4

THRUST SF in Review #8

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.  

 

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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