The Question Issue #1 – February 1986 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The Question Issue #1 YEAR: 1986 COMPANY: DC Comics Script: Dennis O’Neil Penciler: Denys Cowan Inker: Rick Magyar Letters: Gaspar Colors: Tatjana Wood Editor: Mike Gold In 1967, the character “The Question” was created by writer/artist Steve Ditko.  First appearing in Charlton Comics “Blue Beetle” issue #1, the character was acquired by DC Comics […]

Street Fighter II – Issue #1 – April 1994 (Tokuma Comics)

TITLE: Street Fighter II Issue #1 of 8 YEAR: April 1994 COMPANY: Tokuma Comics Story and Art by Masaomi Kanzaki Translation by William Flanagan Touch-Up and Lettering: Lea Hernandez Coloring: Koto Color Cover Design Artist: James Catechi Producer: Tsutomu Otsuka Back in 1991, arcades became cool again thanks to the fighting video game “Street Fighter […]

Wizard: The Guide to Comics – San Diego Comic Con 1992 Special Edition – 1992 (Wizard Press)

TITLE: Wizard: The Guide to Comics – San Diego Comic Con 1992 Special Edition YEAR: 1992 COMPANY: Wizard Press President/Publisher: Gareb S. Shamus Business Manager: Martin Schranz Art Director: Cindy Sutherland Production: Douglas Goldstein  Design: Eli-Har-Dof Editor: Patrick Daniel O’Neill Assistant Editor and Creative Director: Patrick McCallum Copy Editor: Daniel Schloss Writers: Craig Cornell, Brian […]

Urusei Yatsura: The Return of Lum Issue #1 – 1994 (Viz Select Comics)

TITLE: Urusei Yatsura: The Return of Lum Issue #1 YEAR: March 1983 COMPANY: Viz Select Comics Story and Art by Rumiko Takahashi Translation by Gerard Jones and Mari Morimoto Editors: Satoru Fujii & Annette Roman Executive Editor: Seiji Hirobuchi Publisher: Keizo Inoue Back in 1977, mangaka (manga artist) Rumiko Takahashi created a short story called […]

Adventure Comics Issue #334 – July 1965 (Superman-DC/National Comics)

TITLE: Adventure Comics Issue #334 YEAR: July 1995 COMPANY: DC Comics Back in 1958 (with “Adventure Comics” issue #247), writer Otto Binder and artist Al Plastino would change the storyline  for the series by featuring Superboy with the Legion of Super-Heroes.  So, popular that the incorporation of the Legion of Super-Heroes would last for more […]

The New Mutants vol. 1, issue 1 – March 1983 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The New Mutants vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: March 1983 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Co-Created and Written by Chris Claremont  Co-Created and Penciled by Bob McLeod Inker: Mike Gustovich  Leterrer: Tom Orzechowski  Colorist: Glynis Wein  Editor: Louise Jones  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter From 1982-1993, Marvel Comic produced a series of graphic novels known as “Marvel Graphic […]

ElfQuest – New Blood Summer Special issue #1 – August 1992 (WaRP Graphics)

TITLE: ElfQuest New Blood Summer Special Issue 1 YEAR: August 1992 COMPANY: WaRP Graphics Written by Richard Pini, John Byrne, Terry Beatty, Wendi Lee, Lea Hernandez, Barry Blair, Nat Gertler, Terry Collins Art by Wendy Pini, John Byrne, Gary Kato, Lea Hernandez, Barry Blair, Ken and Beth Mitchroney, Bill Neville, Tara Blomquist, Dave DeVries, Tom […]

Cyberforce – vol. 1, issue #1 – October 1992 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Cyberforce vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: October 1992 COMPANY: Image Comics Artist: Marc Silvestri Written by Eric Silvestri  Letterer: Mike Heisler Colorist: Joe Chiodo Editor: Cynthia Sullivan  Color Separator: Olyoptics I have touched upon how the most popular, top artists (Marc Silvestri, Jim Lee, Whilce Portatio, Rob Liefeld, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane and Jim […]