Mad Magazine vol. 1, Issue 72 – July 1962 (E.C. Publications, Inc.)

TITLE: Mad Magazine vol. 1, Issue 72 YEAR: July 1962 COMPANY: E.C. Publications, Inc. Publisher: William M. Gaines Editor: Albert B. Feldstein Art Director: John Putnam Production: Leonard Brenner Contributing Artists and Writers: The Usual Gang of Idiots In 1952, “Mad Magazine” was created by editor Harvey Kutzman and publisher William Gaines. Originally launched as […]

ElfQuest issue #1 – April 1979 (WaRP Graphics)

TITLE: ElfQuest Issue 1 YEAR: August 1979 COMPANY: WaRP Graphics Written by Richard Pini, Wendy Pini Art by Wendy Pini I wrote a lengthy post about “ElfQuest” last month, as “ElfQuest: New Blood” was a random pull .  While New Blood ushered in a new era of other artists contributing to the ElfQuest storyline in […]

Showcase ’94 Issue #10 – September 1994 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Showcase ’94 Issue #10 YEAR: September 1994 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Alan Grant Penciller: Mike Vosburg Inker: Ron McCain Letterer: Ken Bruzenak Colorist: Dave Hornung Editor: Neal Pozner Azrael created by Dennis O’Neil & Joe Quesada I blogged about Bruce Wayne taking back the mantle of Batman after two years of Azrael becoming Batman […]

Strange Tales Issue #116 – January 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Strange Tales Issue #116 YEAR: January 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Stan Lee Drawn by Dick Ayers Inker: Geo.Bell Letterer: R. Holloway   Back in 1951, Marvel Comics would unveil its horror anthology, “Strange Tales”.  While popular, because of the Comics Code which was established in 1954, the code prohibited graphic horror, so no […]

Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight – Issue #63 – August 1994 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight – Issue #63 YEAR: August 1994 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Denny O’Neil Penciller: Barry Kitson Inker: Scott Hanna Letterer: Willie Schubert Colorist: Digital Chameleon Assistant Editor: Chuck Kim Associate Editor: Jim Spivey Editor: Archie Goodwin Batman created by Bob Kane From 1993 to 1994, DC Comics wrote one […]

Patsy Walker a.k.a. Hellcat! TPB – July 5, 2016 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Patsy Walker a.k.a. Hellcat! TPB YEAR: July 2016 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Kate Leth Artists: Brittney L. Williams & Natasha Allegri Color Artists: Megan Wilson & Natasha Allegri Letterers: VC’s Clayton Cowles with Joe Sabino Assistant Editor: Chris Robinson Editor: Wil Moss I have written about Patsy Walker & Hedy Wolfe, two friends/rivals and […]

Sabre vol. 1, issue #1 – August 1982 (Eclipse Comics)

TITLE:Sabre vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: August 1983 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Co-Creator: Don McGregor Artist/Co-Creator: Paul Gulacy Lettered by Annette Kawecki Colorist: Glynis Wein Editor: Tom Orzechowski Back in August 1978, Eclipse Comics released the first modern graphic novel, “Sabre” which was created by writer Don McGregor and Paul Gulacy. The series is set after […]

Batman and the Outsiders vol. 1, Issue #1 – August 1983 (DC Comics)

TITLE:Batman and the Outsiders vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: August 1983 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Co-Creator: Mike W. Barr Artist/Co-Creator: Jim Aparo Colorist: Adrienne Roy Editor: Len Wein For those who have read “Batman”, especially during the ’80s and ’90s, we have seen a vulnerable Bruce Wayne, overworked, stressed out, frustrated. And dedicated to protecting Gotham […]