Fighting Stars magazine is a bi-monthly United States magazine published by Rainbow Publications, Inc. It is devoted to celebrities in the art of self defense. It ran from October 1973 to June 1985. On August 1985 it changed its name to Fighting Stars Ninja magazine. On June 1987 it changed its name to MA Weapons magazine.


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October 1973

Fighting Stars

Vol 1, Num 1

Bruce Lee & Bob Wall

10/73 Fighting Stars

December 1973

Fighting Stars

Vol 1, Num 2

Philip Ahn

12/73 Fighting Stars

February 1974

Fighting Stars

Vol 1, Num 3

Robert Conrad

02/74 Fighting Stars

April 1974

Fighting Stars

Vol 1, Num 4

William Shatner

04/74 Fighting Stars

June 1974

Fighting Stars

Vol 1, Num 5

David Carradine

06/74 Fighting Stars

August 1974

Fighting Stars

Vol 1, Num 6

Bruce Lee & Chuck Norris

08/74 Fighting Stars

October 1974

Fighting Stars

Vol 1, Num 7

Angela Mao Ying

10/74 Fighting Stars

December 1974

Fighting Stars

Vol 1, Num 8

Dean Stockwell

12/74 Fighting Stars

February 1975

Fighting Stars

Vol 2, Num 1

Roger Moore

02/75 Fighting Stars

April 1975

Fighting Stars

Vol 2, Num 2

Ron Ely

04/75 Fighting Stars

June 1975

Fighting Stars

Vol 2, Num 3

Bruce Lee & Dan Inosanto

06/75 Fighting Stars

August 1975

Fighting Stars

Vol 2, Num 4

Bruce Lee & Sam Unoshi

08/75 Fighting Stars

October 1975

Fighting Stars

Vol 2, Num 5

Robert Lee

10/75 Fighting Stars

December 1975

Fighting Stars

Vol 2, Num 6

Jim Kelly

12/75 Fighting Stars

February 1976

Fighting Stars

Vol 3, Num 1

Bruce Lee & Alex Kwon

02/76 Fighting Stars

February 1976

Fighting Stars & Contact Karate

Vol 4, Num 1

Bruce Lee & David Carradine

02/76 Fighting Stars & Contact Karate

April 1976

Fighting Stars

Vol 3, Num 2

Chuck Norris

04/76 Fighting Stars

June 1976

Fighting Stars & Contact Karate

Vol 3, Num 3

Bruce Lee

06/76 Fighting Stars & Contact Karate

August 1976

Contact Karate & Fighting Stars

Vol 3, Num 4

Mike Quarry

08/76 Contact Karate & Fighting Stars

October 1976

Contact Karate

Vol 3, Num 5

Ralph Alegria

10/76 Contact Karate

December 1976

Contact Karate & Fighting Stars

Vol 3, Num 6

Benny Urquidez

12/76 Contact Karate & Fighting Stars

Spring 1977

Fighting Stars

Vol 4, Num 2

Bruce Lee & Dan Inosanto

Spring 1977 Fighting Stars

Summer 1977

Fighting Stars

Vol 4, Num 3

Bruce Lee

Summer 1977 Fighting Stars

Fall 1977

Fighting Stars

Vol 4, Num 3

Bruce Lee & Bong Soo Han

Fall 1977 Fighting Stars

February 1978

Fighting Stars

Vol 5, Num 1

Bruce Lee & David Caradine

02/78 Fighting Stars

April 1978

Fighting Stars

Vol 5, Num 2

Bruce Lee & Chuck Norris & Bong Soo Han & Jim Kelly

04/78 Fighting Stars

May 1978

Fighting Stars

Vol 5, Num 2

Elvis Presley & Alan Meyer

05/78 Fighting Stars

June 1978

Fighting Stars

Vol 5, Num 4

Engelbert Humperdinck

06/78 Fighting Stars

July 1978

Fighting Stars

Vol 5, Num 5

Bruce Lee

07/78 Fighting Stars

August 1978

Fighting Stars

Vol 5, Num 6

Bruce Lee

08/78 Fighting Stars

September 1978

Fighting Stars

Vol 5, Num 7

Bruce Lee

09/78 Fighting Stars

October 1978

Fighting Stars

Vol 5, Num 8

Erik Estrada

10/78 Fighting Stars

November 1978

Fighting Stars

Vol 5, Num 11

Bruce Lee & Kareem Abdul Jabbar

11/78 Fighting Stars

December 1978

Fighting Stars

Vol 5, Num 12

Bruce Lee

12/78 Fighting Stars

February 1979

Fighting Stars

Vol 5, Num 12

Bruce Lee

02/79 Fighting Stars

April 1979

Fighting Stars

Vol 6, Num 2

Bruce Lee

04/79 Fighting Stars

June 1979

Fighting Stars

Vol 6, Num 3

Bruce Lee

06/79 Fighting Stars

August 1979

Fighting Stars

Vol 6, Num 4

Chuck Norris

08/79 Fighting Stars

October 1979

Fighting Stars

Vol 6, Num 5

Bruce Lee

10/79 Fighting Stars

December 1979

Fighting Stars

Vol 6, Num 6

Bruce Lee

12/79 Fighting Stars

February 1980

Fighting Stars

Vol 7, Num 1

Chuck Norris & Bill Wallace

02/80 Fighting Stars

April 1980

Fighting Stars

Vol 7, Num 2

Bong Soo Han

04/80 Fighting Stars

June 1980

Fighting Stars

Vol 7, Num 3

Chuck Norris

06/80 Fighting Stars

August 1980

Fighting Stars

Vol 7, Num 4

Chuck Norris

08/80 Fighting Stars

October 1980

Fighting Stars

Vol 7, Num 5

Bruce Lee

10/80 Fighting Stars

December 1980

Fighting Stars

Vol 7, Num 6

Joe Messinger & Mike Stone

12/80 Fighting Stars

February 1981

Fighting Stars

Vol 8, Num 1

Sam Jones

02/81 Fighting Stars

April 1981

Fighting Stars

Vol 8, Num 2

Jackie Chan

04/81 Fighting Stars

June 1981

Fighting Stars

Vol 8, Num 3

James Ryan

06/81 Fighting Stars

August 1981

Fighting Stars

Vol 8, Num 4

Chuck Norris & Toru Tanaka

08/81 Fighting Stars

October 1981

Fighting Stars

Vol 8, Num 5

Bruce Lee

10/81 Fighting Stars

December 1981

Fighting Stars

Vol 8, Num 6

Tony Dorsett

12/81 Fighting Stars

February 1982

Fighting Stars

Vol 9, Num 1

Scott Glenn & Donna Kei Benz

02/82 Fighting Stars

April 1982

Fighting Stars

Vol 9, Num 1

Ray McCallum

04/82 Fighting Stars

June 1982

Fighting Stars

Vol 9, Num 3

Ken Marshall

06/82 Fighting Stars

August 1982

Fighting Stars

Vol 9, Num 4

Arnold Schwarzenegger

08/82 Fighting Stars

October 1982

Fighting Stars

Vol 9, Num 5

Toshiro Mifune

10/82 Fighting Stars

December 1982

Fighting Stars

Vol 9, Num 6

Dan Inosanto

12/82 Fighting Stars

February 1983

Fighting Stars

Vol 10, Num 1

Chuck Norris

02/83 Fighting Stars

April 1983

Fighting Stars

Vol 10, Num 2

Jackie Chan

04/83 Fighting Stars

June 1983

Fighting Stars

Vol 10, Num 3

Ernie Reyes Sr.

06/83 Fighting Stars

August 1983

Fighting Stars

Vol 10, Num 4

Howard Jackson & Benny Urquidez

08/83 Fighting Stars

October 1983

Fighting Stars

Vol 10, Num 5

Johnny Gyro & Jim Muse

10/83 Fighting Stars

December 1983

Fighting Stars

Vol 10, Num 6

Cynthia Rothrock & George Chung

12/83 Fighting Stars

February 1984

Fighting Stars

Vol 11, Num 1

Graciela Casillas & Cheryl Wheeler & Lilly Rodriguez & Saskia Van Rijswijk

02/84 Fighting Stars

April 1984

Fighting Stars

Vol 11, Num 2

Steve Anderson

04/84 Fighting Stars

June 1984

Fighting Stars

Vol 11, Num 3

Eric Lee & Andy Wilson

06/84 Fighting Stars

August 1984

Fighting Stars

Vol 11, Num 4

Stuart Quan & Gary Michak

08/84 Fighting Stars

October 1984

Fighting Stars

Vol 11, Num 5

Jean Frenette

10/84 Fighting Stars

December 1984

Fighting Stars

Vol 11, Num 6

Steve Curran & Sean Hogan & Brian Johnson

12/84 Fighting Stars

February 1985

Fighting Stars

Vol 12, Num 1

Jack Hoban

02/85 Fighting Stars

April 1985

Fighting Stars

Vol 12, Num 2

Jason Tsou & Adrian Crook

04/85 Fighting Stars

June 1985

Fighting Stars

Vol 12, Num 3

Masaaki Hatsumi

06/85 Fighting Stars

August 1985

Fighting Stars Ninja

Vol 12, Num 4

Mike Stone

08/85 Fighting Stars Ninja

October 1985

Fighting Stars Ninja

Vol 12, Num 5

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10/85 Fighting Stars Ninja

December 1985

Fighting Stars Ninja

Vol 12, Num 6

Michael Dudikoff & Sylvester Stallone & Chuck Norris & Arnold Schwarzenegger

12/85 Fighting Stars Ninja

February 1986

Fighting Stars Ninja

Vol 13, Num 1

Josie Candolita & Masaaki Hatsumi & Stephen Hayes

02/86 Fighting Stars Ninja

April 1986

Fighting Stars Ninja

Vol 13, Num 2

Tetsuya Higuchi

04/86 Fighting Stars Ninja

June 1986

Fighting Stars Ninja

Vol 13, Num 3

Stephen Hayes & Tom Stowers

06/86 Fighting Stars Ninja

August 1986

Fighting Stars Ninja

Vol 13, Num 4

Masaaki Hatsumi

08/86 Fighting Stars Ninja

October 1986

Fighting Stars Ninja

Vol 13, Num 5

Robert Bussey & James Loriega & Stephen Hayes

10/86 Fighting Stars Ninja

December 1986

Fighting Stars Ninja

Vol 13, Num 6

Robert Bussey & James Rosenbach

12/86 Fighting Stars Ninja

February 1987

Fighting Stars Ninja

Vol 14, Num 1

Stephen Hayes

02/87 Fighting Stars Ninja

April 1987

Fighting Stars Ninja

Vol 14, Num 2

Tsabar Erem

04/87 Fighting Stars Ninja

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