My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Daredevil vol. 1, Issue #21 – October 1966 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Daredevil vol. 1, Issue #21 YEAR: October 1996 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Penciller: Gene Colan Dynamic Delineation: Fearless Frank, Darlin’ Dick, Wild Bill Letterer: Artie Simek Bombastic Bird-Watching: Irving Forbush Aside from Daredevil and the Kingpin, there has been one enemy of Daredevil that has been on a thorn on his side for many issues and that is The Owl. While probably not the coolest looking villain in Marvel Comics, […]

Batman issue #497 – July 1993 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman Issue #497 YEAR: 1993 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Doug Moench Artist: Jim Aparo Inker: Dick Giordano Colorist: Adrienne Roy Letterer: Richard Starkings Asst. Editor: Jordan B. Gorfinkel Editor: Dennis O’Neil Batman created by Bob Kane One of the largest events from DC Comics, next to the “Death of Superman” was the “Knightfall” series which been hyped of Bane breaking Batman’s back and literally leaving Bruce Wayne paralyzed. The […]

The Totally Awesome Hulk Issue #21 – September 2017 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Totally Awesome Hulk Issue #21 YEAR: September 2017 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Robert Gill Colorist: Nolan Woodard Letterer: VC’s Cory Petit Cover Artist: STONEHOUSE Editor: Mark Paniccia Editor-in-Chief: Axel Alonso I last wrote about the “Weapon of Mutant Destruction” in my blog post for “Weapons of Mutant Destruction: Alpha Issue #1”. About how the Weapon X program, which has long been decommissioned would be back […]

Naoki Urasawa’s 20th CENTURY BOYS vol. 01 – February 2009 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Naoki Urasawa’s 20th CENTURY BOYS vol. 01 YEAR: February 2009 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story and Art by Naoki Urasawa Naoki Urasawa is well-known in the manga industry.  Having created excellent titles such as “Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl”, “Pineapple ARMY”, “Master Keaton” and “Monster”, his manga series “20th CENTURY BOYS” was the winner of the 2001 Kodansha Manga Award, Winner of the 2003 Shogakukan Manga Award and […]

Daredevil vol. 4, Issue #8 – 2014 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Daredevil vol. 4, Issue #8 YEAR: 2014 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Storytellers: Mark Waid & Chris Samnee Colorist: Matthew Wilson Letterer: VC’s Joe Caramagna Cover: Samnee & Wilson Editor: Ellie Pyle Editor-in-Chief: Axel Alonso Having a thorough collection of the first two volumes of “Daredevil”, I have been told that Mark Waid’s “Daredevil” is worth reading. I heard that this version of Daredevil is happier and that there are many […]

Death: The High Cost of Living Issue #1 – March 1993 (Vertigo)

TITLE: Death: The High Cost of Living Issue #1 YEAR: March 1993 COMPANY: Vertigo Created by Neil Gaiman and Mike Dringenberg Written by Neil Gaiman Penciller: Chris Bachalo Inker: Mark Buckingham Letterer: Todd Klein Colorist: Steve Oliff Editor: Karen Berger, Lisa Aufenanger With “Sandman” vol. 2, Issue #8, the character Death, created by Neil Gaiman and Mike Dringenberg made her debut. Unlike the depiction of Death as a Grim Reaper […]