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THE NEW CAPTAIN GEORGE'S WHIZZBANG
Fanzine from Toronto ,Canada
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 1968-1974
- "Well-done nostalgia zine, from the prolific George Henderson, which has varied contents about films, pulps, books, comics, and comic strips." (S.M.)
- The first six issues were tabloid size.
- # 7 started the new magazine size format.

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16 February 2013

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COVERS FOUND & MISSING
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Highslide JS Listing is complete.
There are 18 issues listed in the database

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Covers found: 18
Covers missing: None
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CONTENTS: 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 (There are undated issues)GALLERIES: 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 All (There are undated issues)

Issue 18
1974
Features an article on The Scarecrow in cinema; pulp covers; Linda Stirling article; Linda Stirlings Fond Memories of the Serials; Stirling centerfold; The Sherlock Holmes Scrapbook review; SF book reviews; 1930s comic strip reprints; serial scrapbook photos; Shooting Down Some B-Western Myths; and a David Sharpe pinup.
8-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 34 pages. Cover price $0.60.


Issue 17
1974
Features article on firsts in cinema; Don Millers Favorite Films of 1935; The Film Music of Stanley Wilson; Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life reviewed; Heroes, Heavens and Sagebrush: A Pictorial History of the B Western reviewed; SF book reviews; Nazis and the Films; 1930s comic strip reprints; The Lydeckers: Masters of Miniature Mayhem part two; and a pinup of Miriam Hopkins.
8-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 34 pages. Cover price $0.60.


Issue 16
Vol 3 # 4
1973
Features The Lydeckers: Masters of Miniature Mayhem; G-8 and His Battle Aces article; book reviews; Don Millers Favorite Films of 1944; a pinup of Boris Karloff; and more.
8-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 34 pages. Cover price $0.60.


Issue 15
1973
Features an article about Eye Opener Bob Edwards; Don Miller Selects Favorite Films of the Year; An Uneven Look at Westerns; reviews of Partners in Wonder by Harlan Ellison and Hell House by Richard Matheson; The World of Derek Carter centerfold art; Hogarths Tarzan; reprint comic strips from the 1930s; article on Selena Royle; End of the Trail: B Western with a Message; TV reviews; and a Glenda Farrell pinup.
8-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 34 pages. Cover price $0.60.


Issue 14
1972
Features The Operator 5 Saga by Don Hutchison; Im the One in the Big, White! short story by Don Daynard; The World of Derek Carter art centerfold; Roy Rogers and Gene Autry article; 1940s comic strip reprints; photo of C. Henry Gordon; and more.
8-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 34 pages. Cover price $0.60.


Issue 13
1971
Features on Henry Wilcoxon, Audie Murphy, lost movie scenes, book reviews (including "A Job For Superman" by Kirk Alyn), and more.
8-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.


Issue 12
Vol 2 # 4
1971
Published by Memory Lane Publications (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and edited by Peter Harris and George Henderson,
Features The Avenger by Don Hutchison; Charlie Chan Mr. Moto and all the other little foxes by Don Miller; All in Color for a Dime review; The Small Screen; article on Detective Comics #1; comic strip reprints of Buck Rogers and others; article on Wings (movie); and a John Wayne photo.
8-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 34 pages. Cover price $0.35.


Issue 11
Vol 2 # 3
1970
Published by Memory Lane Publications (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and edited by Peter Harris and George Henderson,
Black and white; 32 pages; 8 x 10.5.
Articles on pulps, stuntmen, Susan Hayward, Terry and the Pirates, and John Wayne movies.
Cover price $0.35.


Issue 10
Vol 2 # 2
1970
Published by Memory Lane Publications (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and edited by Peter Harris and George Henderson,
Features on actor George J. Lewis, Doc Savage, and Republic Pictures movies. Book reviews. Selection of comics from the 40s.
Magazine format; black and white; 32 pages. Cover price $0.35.


Issue 9
1970
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Hopalong Cassidy on the screen, Derek Carter monster portfolio, book reviews, films of John Barrymore, a selection of comic strips from the 20s, and more.
8-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 40 pages. Cover price $0.35.


Issue 8
1970
Salute to John Wayne, book reviews, the Shadow, a selection of 50s comic strips, and more.
8-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 40 pages. Cover price $0.35.


Issue 7
Features on actor Roy Barcroft, Westerns, actor Terry Frost, and World War I fighter pilots. Hal Foster portfolio. Selection of thirties comics. Magazine format; black and white;
32 pages on newsprint with slick covers. Cover price $0.35.


Issue 6
Vol 1 # 6
Frank Godwin Centerfold


Issue 5
Vol 1 # 5
July/August 1969
Published by Memory Lane Publications (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and edited by Peter Harris and George Henderson,
$0.25 cover price, 11x17" tabloid folded, wraparound offset on newsprint
- This issue features art by J. Allen St. John, interview with Western movie actor Ben Johnson, art by Derek Carter, Superman on Radio, Flas Gordon comics, comic strips of the 1930s, classic ads, and much more!


Issue 4
Vol 1 # 4
1969


Issue 3
Vol 1 # 3
March/April 1969
Published by Memory Lane Publications (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and edited by Peter Harris and George Henderson,
$0.25 cover price, 32 pages, 11x17" tabloid folded, wraparound offset on newsprint
- This issue features art by Derek Carter, article on Karloff's The Mummy by George Henderson, book reviews by John Clute, article on Boris Karloff by Don Daynard, article on B Westerns, comic strip reprints from the 1940s, classic ads, and much more!


Issue 2
Vol 1 # 2
January/February 1969
Published by Memory Lane Publications (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
and edited by Peter Harris and George Henderson, $0.25 cover price,
32 pages, 11x17" tabloid folded, wraparound offset on newsprint
- This issue features a nice cover by Derek Carter, articles by George Henderson, book reviews by John Clute, article on movie stuntmen by Don Daynard, feature on Tarzan books, illustrated feature on Windsor McCay, comic strip reprints from the 1930s, classic ads, and much more!


Issue 1
November/December 1968
11 1/4 x 15 1/2,
Centerspread article on ALEX RAYMOND. Articles on John Steinbeck films, on old time radio, on comics and more.

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