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Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC Vol. 2, #4

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Front cover by Mark Shultz, back cover by Al Feldstein.  

 

Editorial features include: 

“BLAST FROM THE READERS,” featuring a letter from Peter Krupkowski reminiscing about his involvement with SPA FON.   “Fan Fun in the Sunshine State” by Gary Brown, with reproductions of numerous COMIC COMMENTS covers.   “Steve Ditko’s Spider-Man” by James Van Hise.   “A Look at Some of the Lee/Ditko Spider-Man Reprints, or Moving the Sixties into the Eighties” by JVH.  “Reed Crandall — Illustrator of Super-Heroes” by JVH.   “The Monster Squad” by JVH.  “The Monster Maker,” comic story written by JVH and drawn by Tom Sutton (reprinted from GRAVE TALES #2 (1991).   “A Thousand Heroes with One Face” by Stuart Hopen.  “The Crimson Wings of Silence,” preview of a graphic novel written by Stuart Hopen and drawn by Russ Martin.  “Mark Schultz on Drawing Comics” by JVH.  

 

Ads for:

Al Feldstein limited edition prints

Comics on CDRom

CONAN OF CIMMERIA Vol. 1 by Robert E. Howard

Facsimile pulp reprints by Otis Adelbert Kline

PULP MASTERS

THE BURROUGHS NEWSBEAT

THE FANTASTIC WORLDS OF HP LOVECRAFT  

THE FANTASTIC WORLDS OF ROBERT E. HOWARD

and YE OLDE FANZINE SHOPPE

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC Vol. 2, #3

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Front and back covers by Johnny Craig.

 

Editorial features include: 

“BLAST FROM THE READERS,” featuring a letter from Al Kracalik about OUTRE and SPA FON #1.   John Fantucchio’s cover for RBCC #61 printed in black-&-white.   “Johnny Craig Tribute” by James Van Hise.  “The Ghoulanatic Paintings” by “Crumblin’ Charlie.”  “George Evans Tribute” by JVH.   “Why Do We Collect Comics?” by JVH.   “Prince Valiant in the Days of Hal Foster” by JVH.  “An Interview with Hal Foster” reprinted from COLLAGE #10.   “Comic Artists in the Pulps” featuring Alex Raymond, Al Williamson, and Roy Krenkel.  “League of Masks,” fiction by JVH.  “Torture, Death and Disrobing — ’Snuff’ Comics in the Golden Age: 1945-1955” by Michael Vollmer.  “THE EC STORY: Weird Science — The Way the Future Was” by JVH.  “Don Rosa’s INFORMATION CENTER,” originally intended for RBCC #152.

“MAD Index 1-23” by Bill Hansen and Dan Ciminelli reprinted from RBCC #153.  “One of the Greatest Films You’ve Never Seen: The Boy from Mercury” by JVH.  

 

Ads for:

ALL-STORY pulp magazine facsimile

DINOSAURS ATTACK! bubblegum cards

MIDNIGHT GRAFFITI

PULP MASTERS

RBCC house ad

THE FANTASTIC WORLDS OF HP LOVECRAFT  

THE FANTASTIC WORLDS OF ROBERT E. HOWARD

TOMB TALES

and YE OLDE FANZINE SHOPPE

 

 

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

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Edgar Rice Burroughs issue.

 

Front and back covers by Frank Frazetta.

 

Editorial features include: 

“Editorial” by James Van Hise.  “GB Love and Early Comics Fandom” by JVH.   “Where Have I Been, Where Did I Go and What Have I Been Doing?” by JVH.  “A Folio of Art Based on the Works of Edgar Rice Burroughs by Roy G. Krenkel, Virgil Finlay, J. Allen St. John, Bret Blevins, and Dave Hoover.”   “The Golden Age of Tarzan of the Comic Strips” by JVH.   “The Russ Manning Tribute Panel” with Mike Royer, Dave Stevens, Bill Stout, (and in the audience, Bob Barrett).  “Gene Roddenberry and Tarzan of the Apes” by JVH.  “Tarzan at The Earth’s Core: The Blue Book Pulp Art of Frank Hoban.”   “The Gary Gianni Interview” by JVH.  

 

Articles illustrated with art by Howard Keltner, Don Newton, Wally Wood, Al Williamson, Lonny Fawcett, Hal Foster, Burnets Hogarth, Russ Manning, Danny Bulanadi, Dave Stevens, Dave Hoover, and Gary Gianni.

 

Ads for:

Dust jacket for the Canaveral Press edition of SAVAGE PELLUCIDAR

The Edgar Rice Burroughs Dust Jacket Restoration Project

THE FANTASTIC WORLDS OF ROBERT E. HOWARD 

PULPDOM (Camille Cazedessus Jr.)

and YE OLDE FANZINE SHOPPE

 

Ads from comics sellers:

DAVID T. ALEXANDER

RICHARD FRAZIER

TERRY’S COMICS

 

 

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.  

 

Ads for:

DOC SAVAGE INSIDE & OUT

PULP MAGAZINE THRILLERS

RBCC Vol. 2, #2

STREETWISE (TwoMorrows)

SUNDAY COMICS (PureImages)

THE FANTASTIC WORLD OF H.P. LOVECRAFT

WALLY WOOD - THE SKETCH BOOK (Vanguard)

and YE OLDE FANZINE SHOPPE

 

Ads from comics sellers:

RICHARD FRAZIER

ROBERT BEERBOHM COMIC ART

 

 

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.

 

Ads for:

ACTION HERO #7 & 8  

BOMBSHELL #1 

COMIC EXAMINER #1 

COMIC VENDOR #2

COMICLUB 

ERB-DOM

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 #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.

 

Ads for:

ARGOSY COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE

COMIC CUTS (UK zine)

COMIC VENDOR #1

COMIC-MANIA

COOPER'S HERO HOBBY #3

FANTASY ILLUSTRATED #4

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 #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). 

 

Ads for:

COMIC FORUM #1

COMIC VENDOR #1

FANTASY FANDOM CROSSROADS #2

FANTASY ILLUSTRATED #4

INCOGNITO #3

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 #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.

 

Ads for:

ACTION HERO #4

BULLSEYE #3

CYCLOPS #1

GORE CREATURES 

MAGNUM OPUS #1

REVIEW #1 (Doug Moench)

ROCKET'S BLAST SPECIAL #1

SLAM-BANG #4

SPECTRE #5

STORIES OF SUSPENSE #1

THE GUIDEBOOK TO COMICS FANDOM

 

 

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.

 

Ads for: 

ALTER-EGO

COMIC FAVORITE/ULTIMANIA

COMIC FEATURE #2

COOPER'S HOBBY BULLETIN

FOOB #2 

INTRIGUE #1

KOMIKOLLECTOR

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 #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. 

 

Ads for: 

ALTER EGO #8

FLARE COMICS 

ROCKET'S BLAST SPECIAL #5 

 

 

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.

 

Ads for:

ALTER EGO #7 & 8

AMRA

EPIC COMICS #1 & 2

FANDOM PRESENTS #1

FANTASY ILLUSTRATED #3

MASQUERADER #6

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 #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.

 

Ad for:

ALTER EGO #8

“BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25TH CENTURY”

ROCKET'S BLAST SPECIAL #1

 

 

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.

 

Ads for: 

ALTER EGO 

AMRA 

COMIC FAVORITE #3

FANTASY ILLUSTRATED

FLAME ON!

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 #034

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Ditto and mimeo issue.  (2 pages blank.)

 

Issue incorrectly numbered as #33. 

 

Editorial features include:

"SPOTLIGHT ON THE PROS: #6 - Carmine Infantino" by Bernie Bubnis. "The Birth of the Comic Book" article by Lee Whittlesey.  "THE BEST OF S-F" by Bob Harner 3rd.  "Whiz Comics" article by GB Love.  "A WORD FROM THE EDITOR" by GB Love.  Green Hornet pin-up by Biljo White.  Joy Holiday illo by Ronn Foss.  "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" includes LOCs from Alan Simons, Vincent C Stuart II, Bob Harner 3rd, Richard M Reich, Paul McSpadden, George R. R. Martin, Bob Malisani, and Ron Fradkin.

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #033

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Ditto issue.  (1 page blank.)

 

Editorial features include:

Cover of Blue Beetle by Raymond Miller.  "Gambaccini in Wonderland" by Paul Gambaccini on his visit to the MAD Magazine offices.  "THE BEST OF S-F" — Bob Harner 3rd reviews “Limbo” by Bernard Wolfe.  Cover tracing of Dardevil #26 by Chuck Rogers.  Cartoons by Bill Regier & Chuck Moss.  "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.  "Wizard of the Wireless” by Mike Friedrich, will full-page illo by Ronn Foss.

First installment of ”SEULING'S CORNER" by Phil Seuling.   “The Birth of the Comic Book" by Lee Whittlesey.   A pin-up of Green Hornet by Biljo White.  "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" includes an LOC from George R. R. Martin.

 

Ads for:

ROCKET'S BLAST SPECIAL #1

FANTASY ILLUSTRATED #2

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #032

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Ditto issue.  (1 page blank.)

 

Editorial features include:

"ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.  "The 'Horn of Plenty' Years" by Raymond Miller on comics published from 1940-43.  A Quicksilver pin-up by Don Fowler (aka Buddy Saunders).  "Metamorphosis or Darkness: The Changing Shadow" by Howard Waldrop.  "THE BEST OF S-F” by Bob Harner 3rd.  "A WORD FROM THE EDITOR " wherein GB explains the reasons for going bi-monthly, and thanks Julie Schwartz for the "plug" he gave RB-CC in a JLA comic. "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" includes LOCs from Doug Potter, Paul Gambacini, Ronn Foss, Tom Lauria, and Bill Spicer.

 

Ads for: 

ACTION HERO #3

BATMANIA #1

COMIC FAVORITE #1

COUNTDOWN #3

FANTASTIC #5

FANTASY HEROES HANGOUT

FANTASY ILLUSTRATED #2

FIGHTING HERO #12

FLARE COMICS #1

HEADLINE #3

HOUSE OF HEROES #1

MASK & CAPE #3 & 4

MEN OF MYSTERY #1

ROCKET'S BLAST SPECIAL #4

STAR #1 (from Bill Placzek)

THE COMIC HERO #2

THE COMIC JOURNAL #1

THE COMIC WORLD #6

THURIA #1

 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #031

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Ditto issue.  (2 pages blank.)

 

Editorial features include:

"Kenton of the Star Patrol" on the cover by Ronn Foss.  

"A Gallery of Heroes from Wings Comics" illustrated by Bill Spicer.  "SPOTLIGHT ON THE PROS: #5 - Steve Ditko" by Bernie Bubnis.  "THE BEST OF S-F" — Bob Harner 3rd reviews “Something Wicked This Way Comes” by Ray Bradbury.  Wonder Comics #1 tracing by Raymond Miller.  "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.  "A WORD FROM THE EDITOR" by GB Love.  Lash Lightning pin-up by Biljo White.  "A Reflection from the Past" by Ed Lahmann.  “BLASTS FROM THE READERS” includes LOCs from Ron Fradkin, Ray Bartel, Jerry Bails, George R.R. Martin, Ed Lahmann,  Steve Perrin, and Dennis Richard.

 

Ads for:

DOWN UNDER #1

KOMIX ILLUSTRATED #12

COMIC CAPER #2

FANTASY HERO #3

THE COMIC JOURNAL #1

COMIC HERO #2

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #030

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Ditto issue.  (1 page blank.)

 

Editorial features include:

Cover by Buddy Saunders.  Notice by GB Love to attend Bernie Bubnis' Comic Fan Convention in July.  "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.  Newsboy Legion & Guardian Pin-up by Don Fowler (aka Buddy Saunders).  "SPOTLIGHT ON THE PROS: #4 - Marvel and Gold Key" Bernie Bubnis and Ron Fradkin visit with Flo Steinberg at Marvel, and Bill Harris at Gold Key.   "Air Fighters Comics" tracing by Raymond L Miller.  ”THE BEST OF S-F" — Bob Harner 3rd reviews ”President Fu Manchu" by Sax Rohmer.   "Capt. Marvel - Has He Returned From Limbo?" article by Buddy Saunders.  "PROFESSIONAL PONDERINGS" by Bubnis.   "The 1963 Alley Tally" report by Ronn Foss.  "ON THE DRAWING BOARD" — latest news courtesy of The Comic Reader.   "Capt America, The Greatest Original Revival of All-Time" by Ronn Foss.   "THE DEALER AND THE COLLECTOR" by Phil Seuling.  "The Twister" pin-up by Biljo White.  Open letter of thanks from Ronn Foss.   “BLASTS FROM THE READERS” includes LOCs from Jerry Bails, Larry Herndon, Andrew Fraknoi, Ed Lahmann and Paul Thompson Jr.

 

Ad for: 

FIGHTING HERO COMICS #10

 

 

Rocket’s Blast Comicollector / RBCC #029

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This issue is the first after merging with Ronn Foss' The Comicollector.

 

Editorial features include:

Cover by Buddy Saunders.  An article about Pocket Size Comics by Raymond Miller.   ”THE BEST OF S-F" — Bob Harner 3rd reviews "Drunkard's Walk" by Frederik Pohl.  A piece on the waning popularity of Batman by Rick Weingroff.  "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.  "A Word from the New Editor of Comicollector" by G.B. Love.  A feature on Blue Streak and Doctor Medusa by Ronn Foss.  Black Fury art by Biljo White.   "PROFESSIONAL PONDERINGS" by Bernie Bubnis.   "SPOTLIGHT ON THE PROS: #3 - The DC Group" by Bernie Bubnis.  Letter from Texas Trio member Larry Herndon.

 

NOTE: Early ditto issues of RBCC are notorious for having variable page counts; it appears as though editor GB Love would occasionally shift around the ad content depending on when he assembled the issues.

 

Ads for:

HERO #4

THE COMIC HERO #2 

 

 

Rocket’s Blast #028

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All-ditto issue.

 

Last issue as Rocket's Blast, merges with The Comicollector and changes name to Rocket's Blast and the Comicollector (RBCC) with #29.

 

Editorial features include:

Cover by Buddy Saunders.  “THE BEST OF S-F" — Bob Harner 3rd reviews "The Puppet Masters" by Robert Heinlein.   "ROCKETEER GOSSIP" by Rick Weingroff.  "A WORD FROM THE EDITOR" by GB Love.   "Comic Books Controversy, Crisis and Censorship Part Two" by Bill Spicer, with 8 pages of letters compiled by Spicer concerning the Comics Code Authority.  The "ROCKET ROLL" of new subscribers.  "BLASTS FROM THE READERS" includes an LOC from George R. R. Martin.  Art by Raymond Miller.

 

Ad for: 

FIGHTING HERO COMICS #9

 

 

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