Writers / Artists: Morris Scott Dollens

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #103

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Morris Scott Dollens.  

“WOOD’S WORLD,” reprinting Chapter 1 of “An Earth Man on Venus” from the 1951 Avon comic of the same title.   “Focus on the 1973 New York Comic Art Convention” by James Van Hise.  

"FILMS FANTASTIQUE" (“Forbidden Planet”) by James Van Hise.   Letters of opinions from Howard P. Siegel and Bruce Hamilton about Mitch Mehdy (who made news for buying a copy of ACTION #1) and high priced comics.  “CRITIQUE” fanzine and comix reviews by Orlando Falcon, Jason Leeds, and James Van Hise. 

“SCIENCE FICTION IN REVIEW” by James Van Hise.  “PULPS — ERA OF ADVENTURE” by Keith Gebers.  “THE WILLIAMSON COLLECTOR” by Larry Bigman and James Van Hise. 

“A Look at Houston Con ’73” by John Ellis. 

“THE KEYHOLE” by Hamilton Benedict. 

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

“PREMIUM CLASSICS” by Rex Miller. 

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Raymond Miller. “EC Re-Created” centerspread by Bill Black.  

 

Graphic Story Bookshop ad with a newsletter (likely by Richard Kyle).

 

Paid ad section with articles from INSIDE COMIX.

 

Ads for: 

A.C.B.A. SKETCHBOOK

AIR FIGHTER COMICS #2 reprint

COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE 3rd edition

EAST COAST COMIX EC reprints

EC PORTFOLIO #1 thru 4

FANDOM ANNUAL #3

FANTASTIC EXPLOITS #18

FILM COLLECTOR’S REGISTRY

Frazetta’s THUNDA and UNTAMED LOVE books from Russ Cochran

FUNNYWORLD #14

GOLDEN AGE #7

GRAPHIC STORY MAGAZINE #15

JEFF JONES PORTFOLIO (Middle Earth)

KIRBY UNLEASHED

LONG TOM’S AMERICANA COMIX 

PHANTASMAGORIA #1-3

PHOENIX #2 and 3

SERIAL PICTORIAL Vol. 1-8

SQUA TRONT #1 thru 4

THE ATLAS CHECKLIST (published?)

THE COLLECTOR #26

THE COMIC ARTIST #2 and 3

THE JOURNAL 

THE SENSUOUS FRAZETTA

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

Paid ad section with articles from INSIDE COMIX. 

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #105

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Editorial features include:

Cover by Morris Scott Dollens.

A newspaper article about Star Trek from 1966. 

“Star Trek — The Way it Was” by James Van Hise.  “Interview with Leonard Nimoy” reprinted from LA Free Press dated July 13, 1973. 

“WOOD’S WORLD,” reprinting Chapter 3 of “An Earth Man on Venus” from the 1951 Avon comic of the same title. 

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

“THE WILLIAMSON COLLECTOR” by Larry Bigman and JVH.  “PULPS — ERA OF ADVENTURE” by JVH.  “COMIC COLLECTOR’S COMMENTS” by Howard P. Siegel, including a FANDOM PROFILE of Bill Wilson (The Collector). 

“RBCC INFORMATION CENTER” by Raymond Miller.  An open letter from Theo Holstein, who made the much publicized sale of ACTION #1 to Mitch Mehdy.  

"BLASTS FROM THE READERS" with a letter from Duffy Vohland.  

 

Ads for: 

BADTIME STORIES

BIG LITTLE BOOK CATALOG/PRICE GUIDE 1973

CINEFANTASTIQUE Vol. 3, #1

COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE 3rd edition

EAST COAST COMIX EC reprints

FANDOM ANNUAL #3

FANTASTIC FANZINE #12

FAVORITE FUNNIES

FEM FANTASTIQUE

GJDRKZLXCBWQ COMICS (Basil Wolverton)

GOLDEN FUNNIES

JEFF JONES PORTFOLIO (Middle Earth)

LONG TOM’S AMERICANA COMIX 

MIDDLE EARTH PRESENTS: Frank Frazetta Lords of the Rings Portfolio

MIDDLE EARTH PRESENTS: King Kull Portfolio Two by John & Marie Severin

PHASE #1

REMEMBER WHEN

SWORD AND FANTASY

THE COMPLETE MARVEL COMIC CHECKLIST (published?)

THE JASOOMIAN #10

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

THE SPIRIT #1, 2 (Kitchen Sink)

UNIVERSE #1

WHIZ #1 reprint

Paid ad section with articles from INSIDE COMIX.

 

 

 

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 #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 #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

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