My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Silver Surfer vol. 2, issue #2 – August 1987 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Silver Surfer vol. 2, issue #2 YEAR: August 1987 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Story by Steve Englehart Pencils and Colors: Marshall Rogers Inks: Joe Rubinstein  Letters: John Workman Editor:  Michael Higgins Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter The Silver Surfer has been an iconic Marvel Comics character since his debut back in 1966 for “Fantastic Four” issue #48. The character about a young astronomer named Norrin Radd from the planet Zenn-La saved his […]

The Dirty Pair: Sim Hell Issue 1 of 4 – May 1993 (Dark Horse Comics)

TITLE: The Dirty Pair: Sim Hell Issue 1 of 4 YEAR: May 1993 COMPANY: Dark Horse Comics Story and Art by Adam Warren  Screentones and Lettering by Tomoko Saito Editors: Chris Warner and John Weeks Based on Characters and Situations Created by Haruka Takachiho In 1980, Haruka Takachiho and illustrator Yoshikazu Yasuhiko created a sci-fi light novel titled “Dirty Pair”. So popular, a total of eight novels were created, an […]

Spider-Man Team-Up Featuring X-Men vol. 1, issue #1 – December 1995 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Spider-Man Team-Up Featuring X-Men vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: December 1995 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Story by Mark Waid and Tom Peyer Pencils: Ken Lashley Inker: Vince Russell and Al Milgrom Letters: Richard Starkings and Comicraft Colors: Tom Smith Edits: Tom Brevoort Chief: Bob Budiansky Special Thanks to Scott Lobdell And today’s random pull from my comic book is “Spider-Man Team-Up” issue #1. During the mid-90s, I became displeased with […]

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 in the early 1980s and incorporated in the DC Universe. When the character debuted, the […]

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 II: The World Warrior” from Capcom.  The second game in the “Street Fighter” series, the […]

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 Cunningham, Andy Mangels, PAtrick McCallum, Patrick Daniel O’Neill, Rob Samsel The first year of Wizard […]