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Rocket's Blast Special (1963) comic books

  • Issue #1A
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    1st printing. Rocket's Blast Special #1 (ditto), with Marvel heroes cover art by Buddy Saunders (owner of Lone Star Comics and mycomicshop.com). The Rocket's Blast is THE classic comics adzine from the 1960s thru the 1980s, and this issue is one of the Special Editions. It features "The Timely Comics Story," written and illustrated by Raymond Miller. Edited by G.B. Love. 8.25-in. x 11-in.

  • Issue #1B
    Rocket's Blast Special (1963) 1B
    Published 1964 (est.) by SFCA.

    2nd printing. Rocket's Blast Special #1 (ditto), with Marvel heroes cover art by Buddy Saunders (owner of Lone Star Comics and mycomicshop.com). The Rocket's Blast is THE classic comics adzine from the 1960s thru the 1980s, and this issue is one of the Special Editions. It features "The Timely Comics Story," written and illustrated by Raymond Miller. Edited by G.B. Love. 8.25-in. x 11-in.

  • Issue #1C
    Rocket's Blast Special (1963) 1C
    • Staple rust.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration. Buddy here. I drew the cover!
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    3rd printing. Rocket's Blast Special #1, with Marvel heroes cover art by Buddy Saunders (owner of Lone Star Comics and mycomicshop.com). The Rocket's Blast is THE classic comics adzine from the 1960s thru the 1980s, and this issue is one of the Special Editions. It features "The Timely Comics Story," written and illustrated by Raymond Miller. Edited by G.B. Love. 8.25-in. x 11-in.

  • Issue #2
    Rocket's Blast Special (1963) 2

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    Rocket's Blast Special #2 (19 pgs.; ditto), with Human Torch cover art by Buddy Saunders. The Rocket's Blast is THE classic comics adzine from the 60s thru the 80s, and this issue is one of the Special Editions. This issue features recreations from old Captain America comics by Buddy Saunders and Howard Waldrop. Also in this issue, an article on Dell's Naza; comic industry predictions for the far-off year of 1988; reproduced art from Golden Age comics (Captain America, Black Cat, All Winners, Marvel Family, etc.). Artists include: Buddy Saunders, Howard Waldrop, Raymond Miller. Writers include: Margaret Gemingnani, Alan Simons, Edward Simpson. Ditto, 19 one-sided pages, top-stapled magazine. Published by SFCA and edited by G.B. Love. Fall, 1963. 40 cent cover price. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #3
    Rocket's Blast Special (1963) 3

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    Rocket's Blast Special #6 (15 pgs.; ditto), with Dr. Mid-Nite cover art by Buddy Saunders. The Rocket's Blast is THE classic comics adzine from the 60s thru the 80s, and this issue is one of the Special Editions. "The Story of All American Comics" written by Paul Gambaccini and illustrated by Raymond Miller. Edited by G.B. Love. Summer, 1964. 45-cent cover price. Cover price $0.45.

  • Issue #4
    Rocket's Blast Special (1963) 4

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    Rocket's Blast Special #4 (11 pgs.; ditto). The Rocket's Blast is THE classic comics adzine from the 60s thru the 80s, and this issue is one of the Special Editions. This issue features "3 Plus 1", written and illustrated by Raymond Miller highlighting communism fighting heroes like The Fighting American, The Shield, and The Avenger. Edited by G.B. Love. Fall, 1964. 30-cent cover price. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #5
    Rocket's Blast Special (1963) 5

    Rocket's Blast Special #5 (14 pgs.; ditto), with Guardian cover by John Fantucchio. The Rocket's Blast is THE classic comics adzine from the 60s thru the 80s, and this issue is one of the Special Editions. "The Stars of Star Spangled" written by Don Foote and illustrated by Raymond Miller. Edited by G.B. Love. Winter 1964-1965. 40-cent cover price. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #6
    Rocket's Blast Special (1963) 6

    Rocket's Blast Special #6 (45 pgs.; ditto), with Quality Comics cover art by Raymond Miller. The Rocket's Blast is THE classic comics adzine from the ‘60s thru the ‘80s, and this issue is one of the Special Editions. It features a lengthy article on the Quality Comics Group (Police Comics, National Comics, Smash Comics, etc.) by Raymond Miller and Dave Bibby. Edited by G.B. Love. Fall, 1965. 50-cent cover price. Circulation: 500. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #7
    Rocket's Blast Special (1963) 7
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    "The End of an Era" by William Parente looks at the demise of EC Comics. 8 pages; black and white; 8.5 x 11 in. John Fantucchio front cover; Buddy Saunders back cover. Cover price $0.65.

  • Issue #8
    Rocket's Blast Special (1963) 8
    Published 1968 (est.) by SFCA.

    No date; circa 1970. Captain Marvel special. 2-page retelling of the origin by Don Newton. Double-page centerspread by Robert Kline. Two pin-ups (Dr. Sivana and Mr. Mind) by Newton. The text covers the history of the comic and its publication. Color wraparound cover by Newton. 16 b&w pages plus covers.