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 […]

Hardware vol. 1, issue #1 – April 1993 (Milestone Media)

TITLE: Hardware vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: April 1993 COMPANY: Milestone Media Writer: Dwayne McDuffie Penciller: Denys Cowan Inker: Jimmy Palmiotti Colorist: Noelle Giddings Letterer: Janice Chiang 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 […]

Death’s Head II vol. 1, Issue #1 – March 1992 (Marvel Comics UK)

TITLE: Death’s Head II – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: March 1992 COMPANY: Marvel Comics UK Story: Dan Abnett  Pencils: Liam Sharp Inker: Andy Lanning and Bambos Georgiou Colors: Helen Stone Letters: Peri Godbold  Editor: Steve White Editor-in-Chief: Paul Neary Back in 1972, Marvel created the imprint, Marvel Comics UK. Created to reprint US stories […]

Hero Illustrated vol. 1, issue #1 – July 1993 (Warrior Publications Periodical)

TITLE: Hero Illustrated vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: July 1993 COMPANY: Warrior Publications Periodical Editor: John Danovich Senior Editor: Frank Kurtz Publisher: Steve Harris When I heard that a new comic book magazine was coming out, I’m going to be truthful, I was surprised. With Wizard Magazine dominating the scene, could this new magazine known […]

Secret Weapons – vol. 1, Issue #1 – September 1993 (Valiant Comics)

TITLE: Secret Weapons – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: September 1993 COMPANY: Valiant Comics Writer & Penciler: Joe St. Pierre Inker: Bob Wiacek Colorist: Mike Cavallaro Editor-in-Chief: Bob Layton With every comic book company, it appears to be customary to have a superhero group consisting of that comic universe’s top heroes to take on evil. […]

Cerebus Issue #0 – June 1993 (Aardvark-Vanaheim)

TITLE: Cerebus Issue #0 YEAR: June 1993 COMPANY: Aardvark-Vanaheim President/Writer: David Sim Vice President/Backgrounds, Cover-color and tones by Gerhard Type Setting: Linda Berzins My first blog post about “Cerebus” delved into the history and my thoughts on David Sim and Gerhard’s work. This time, I am writing about “Cerebus” Issue #0. No, the issue doesn’t […]