My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero vol. 1, Issue #1 – June 1982 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: June 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Scripter: Larry Hama Penciler: Herb Trimpe, Don Perlin Inker: Bob McLeod, Jack Abel Letterer: Jim Novak, Rick Parker Colorist: Glynis Wein Editor: Tom DeFalco Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Back in the early ’80s, I was a young boy that was addicted to four toylines: “Star Wars”, “G.I. Joe”, “Masters of the Universe” and “Transformers”. […]

Cerebus Issue #97 – April 1987 (Aardvark-Vanaheim)

TITLE: Cerebus Issue #97 YEAR: April 1987 COMPANY: Aardvark-Vanaheim President/Writer: David Sim Backgrounds, Cover-color and tones by Gerhard Administrator: Karen McKiel When it comes to creator-owned success, there are not many people who have had a lengthy run as Dave Sim. Quitting high school to pursue a career in comics, Sim co-founded Aardvark-Vanaheim with his wife-to-be at the time, Deni Loubert in 1977 and Sim would release his comic book […]

Static – vol. 1, Issue #1 – June 1993 (Milestone Media/DC Comics)

TITLE: Static – vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: June 1993 COMPANY: Milestone Media/DC Comics Writers: Dwayne McDuffie, Robert L. Washington III Penciller: John Paul Leon Inker: Steve Mitchell Colorist: Noelle C. Giddings Letterer: Steve Haynie Back in 1993, the comics world would see a major milestone taking place in the industry, a comic book imprint founded by African-American artists and writers under a major comic book company, DC Comics.  Created […]

Elementals Sex Special Issue 4 – February 1993 (Comico Comics)

TITLE: Elementals Sex Special Issue 4 YEAR: February 1993 COMPANY: Comico Comics Writer: Eric Dinehart Artist: Michael Davis Colorist: Marcus David Letterer: Tim Eldred The 1990’s, it was a time where up-and-coming artists recreated the images of popular superhero characters and to happiness or chagrin (depending on the comic book reader), there was either less clothing, skin tight clothing or possible an over-exaggeration of female proportions. Needless to say, it […]

Wolverine: Old Man Logan TPB – February 2017 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Wolverine: Old Man Logan TPBssue #1 YEAR: February 2017 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Mark Millar Penciler: Steve McNiven Inker: Dexter Vines with Mark Morales & Jay Leisten Colorist: Morry Hollowell with Christina Strain, Justin, Ponsor, Jason Keith, Nathan Fairbairn, Paul Mounts Letterer: VC’s Cory Petit Assistant Editors: Aubrey Sitterson, Michael Horwitz, Jody Leheup Editor: John Barber, Jeanine Schaefer Cover Artists: Steve McNiven, Dexter vines & Morry Hollowell With the […]

The Sensational She-Hulk – Vol. 2, Issue #1 – May 1989 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Sensational She-Hulk – Issue #1 YEAR: May 1989 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer/Penciler: John Byrne Inker: Bob Wiacek Colorist: Glynis Oliver Letterer: John Workman Editor: Bobbie Chase Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco For those who grew up reading She-Hulk in Marvel Comics, lawyer Jennifer Walters who refused an emergency transfusion from her cousin Bruce Banner thus turning into She-Hulk, was often portrayed similarly to The Incredible Hulk.  As Hulk was seen […]