Harley Quinn – Issue #1 – February 2014 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Harley Quinn – Issue #1 YEAR: February 2014 COMPANY: DC Comics Writers: Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti Artist: Chad Hardin Colorist: Alex Sinclair Letterer: John J. Hill Cover: Amanda Conner & Paul Mounts Editor: Katie Huberg Group Editor: Mike Marts Created by Paul Dini & Bruce Timm For those who grew up watching the […]

The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime – July 2016 – (Stonebridge Press)

TITLE: The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime YEAR: July 2016 COMPANY: Stonebridge Press By Toshio Ban and Tezuka Productions Translation by Frederik L. Schodt I have interviewed numerous manga creators and anime professionals in my lifetime and I always purchase or read a lot of books and interviews (most of often […]

The New Teen Titans – vol. 1, issue #16 – February 1982 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The New Teen Titans vol. 1, issue #16 YEAR: February 1992 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Co-Creators/Artist: Marv Wolfman and George Perez Embellisher: Romeo Tanshal Letterer: John Costanza Colorist: Adrienne Roy Editor: Len Wein When I was still a child, I felt that “The New Teen Titans” vol. 1, issue #16 was the ultimate issue to […]

Freex vol. 1, Issue #1 – July 1993 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Freex vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: July 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse Writer: Gerard Jones Penciller: Ben Herrera Inker: Mike Christian Letterer: Tim Eldred Color Design: Paul Mounts Editor: Chris Ulm In 1993, writer Gerard Jones and penciller Ben Herrera would create the series “Freex” for Malibu Comics imprint, Ultraverse. Where as other groups in the […]

Maison Ikkoku – Issue #2 – 1993 (Viz Comics)

TITLE: Maison Ikkoku Issue #2 YEAR: 1993 COMPANY: Viz Comics Story and Art by Rumiko Takahashi English Adaptation by Gerard Jones For many fans of Rumiko Takahashi, many know of her work from series such as “Ranma 1/2”, “Inuyasha”, “Urusei Yatsura” and possibly her most recent work, “Rin-ne”. But there was one series that dealt […]

Elementals – The Natural Order TPB – November 1988 (Comico Comics)

TITLE: Elementals – The Natural Order TPB YEAR: November 1988 COMPANY: Comico Comics By Bill Willingham Back in 1983, Bill Willingham’s superhero team Elementals made its debut in Texas Comics “Justice Machine Annual”. The following year, “Elementals” would receive a 29-issue run from 1984-1988, a 26-issue run from 1989-1993 and a 3-issue run from 1995-1996.  […]

Youngblood #0 – December 1992 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Youngblood #0 YEAR: December 1992 COMPANY: Image Comics Creator/Writer/Penciller: Rob Liefeld Penciller: Dan Fraga Inks: Danny K. Miki Color Design: Brian Murray Lettering: Kurt Hathaway Technical Assistant: Richard Horie Color Separations: Digital Chameleon Editor: Eric Stephenson for Malibu Comics Back in 1987, writer/artist Rob Liefeld was just starting out in the comic book industry.  […]

Quantum and Woody – Vol. 1, Issue 1 – June 1997 (Acclaim Comics)

TITLE: Quantum and Woody – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: June 1997 COMPANY: Acclaim Comics Created by Christopher Priest and MD Bright Script/Plot/Pencils by Christopher Priest and MD Bright Inker: Greg Adams Letters: Comicraft’s Dave Lanphear Color Art: Atomic Paintbrush Assistant Editor: Omar Banmally Editor: Lynaire Thompson Editor-in-Chief: Fabian Nicieza For those who have read […]