My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Neon Genesis Evangelion 3-in-1 Omnibus vol. 1 (Volumes 1-3) – November 2012 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Neon Genesis Evangelion 3-in-1 Omnibus vol. 1 (Volumes 1-3) YEAR: November 2012 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story and Art by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto It all began with a deal between King Records rep Toshimichi Otsuki and director Hideaki Anno in discussion of an anime TV series and project. Suffice to say, both men would not know how successful the project known as “Shin Seiki Evangerion” (Neon Genesis Evangelion) would […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Deathlok vol. 1, issue #1 – July 1991 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Deathlok vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: July 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Dwayne McDuffie/Gregory Wright Penciler: Denys Cowan Inker: Mike Manley Colorist: Gregory Wright Letterer:  Ken Lopez Editor: Tom Brenoort Executive Editor: Bob Budansky Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco Before Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan would go on to create the Milestone Universe for DC Comics imprint, Milestone Comics, two years prior, they would create a comic book series featuring a heroic […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #2 – April 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #2 YEAR: April 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Louise Simonson Penciler: Greg LaRocque Inker: Jim Mooney Letterer: Phil Felix Colorist: Dr. Martin Editor: Jim Owsley Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Peter Parker was able to rid himself of the black alien symboiote costume thanks to finding a bell and the alien symbiote gave Parker what he wanted, even going as far to save him. As […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Infinity Gauntlet – vol.1, issue #1 – July 1991

TITLE: The Infinity Gauntlet – vol.1, issue #1 YEAR: July 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Jim Starlin Pencils: George Perez Inkers: Josef Rubinstein with Tom Christopher Colored by Max Scheele Lettered by Jack Morelli Editor: Craig Anderson Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco In 1991, Jim Starlin and artists Geoerge Perez and Ron Lim would collaborate in the six-issue limited series “The Infinity Gauntlet”. Considered as one of the best Thanos storylines […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Green Lantern Issue #49 – February 1994 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Green Lantern Issue #49 YEAR: February 1994 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Ron Marz Penciler: Fred Haynes Inker: Romeo Tanghal & Dennis Cramer Colorist: Steve Mattsson Letterer: Albert Deguzman Editor: Kevin Dooley I wrote about the changes that Green Lantern had gone through with the destruction of Coast City due to Mongol. And how 1994 would set the path of Hal Jordan to go from hero to antagonist. And if […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Moon Knight vol. 1, issue #1 – November 1980 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Moon Knight vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: November 1980 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Doug Moench Artist: Bill Sienkiewicz Inker: Bill & Franki S. Colored by B. Sharen Lettered by T. Orzechowski Editor: Denny O’Neil Supervisor: Jim Shooter Back in the ’70s, Doug Moench was a writer who’s name would be featured in various comic book titles.  And in 1975, Moench and artist Don Perlin would introduce Moon Knight […]