Cross Game vol. 1 – October 2010 (Shonen Sunday)

TITLE: Cross Game vol. 01 YEAR: October 2010 (USA release) COMPANY: Shonen Sunday Story and Art by Mitsuru Adachi Mitsuru Adachi is one of the most highly respected mangaka in Japan. He is also known for his manga that revolves around baseball and high school/grade school crushes.  But Adachi’s most famous work is “Touch”, a […]

Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye Vol. 1: Going Underground TPB – July 2017 (Young Animal)

TITLE: Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye Vol. 1: Going Underground TPB YEAR: July 2017 COMPANY: Young Animal Writers: Jon Rivera, Gerard Way Artist: Michael Avon Oeming Colorist: Nick Filardi Letterer: Clem Robins Many issues before Batman would be the main character featured primarily in the “Brave and the Bold” comic series, with issue #31, […]

Boruto – Naruto Next Generations – vol. 2 – September 2017 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Boruto – Naruto Next Generations – vol. 2 US RELEASE DATE: September 2017 COMPANY: Viz Media Created and Supervised by Masashi Kishimoto Story by Ukyo Kodachi Art by Mikio Ikemoto As the groups get ready for their Chunin Exam to see who will become a ninja, round three will be in front of a […]

Plastic Man – Vol. 5, Issue #20 – October/November 1977 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Plastic Man vol. 5, Issue #20 YEAR: October/November 1977 COMPANY: DC Comics Script: John Albano Art: Ramona Fradon/Bob Smith Color: Liz Berube Letterer: D. Schulman Before there was Elongated Man for DC Comics and before Mr. Fantastic debuted in Marvel Comics’ “Fantastic Four”, there was Plastic Man. Created back in 1941 for Quality Comics’ […]

Star Wars vol. 1, Issue #2 – August 1977 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Star Wars vol. 1, Issue #2 YEAR: August 1977 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Scripter/Editor: Roy Thomas Illustrator: Howard Chaykin Embellisher/Colorist: Steve Leialoha Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Back in 1977, Marvel Comics released a six-issue comic adaptation based on the film,  “Star Wars” film, “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope”. Originally, Marvel was hesitant of […]

Bakuman vol. 1 – August 2010 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Bakuman vol. 01 YEAR: August 2010 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story by Tsugumi Ohba  Art by Takeshi Obata For writer Tsugumi Ohba and illustrator Takeshi Obata (“Hikaru no Go”, “Blue Dragon”, “Castlevania Judgment”), both are known for their collaboration and their work on the popular series “Death Note”. While Obata is known to […]

The Savage Dragon – Issue #225 – July 2017 (Image Comics)

TITLE: The Savage Dragon Issue #225 YEAR: July 2017 COMPANY: Image Comics Creator/Writer/Artist/Inker: Erik Larsen Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Colorist: Nikos Koutsis Flats:  Mike Toris Editor: Gavin Hiccmoutham My previous post about “The Savage Dragon” focused on the first issue on how the Savage Dragon was created as far back when Erik Larsen was a child, […]

Alpha Flight vol. 1, Issue #12 – July 1984 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Comics vol. 1, Issue #12 YEAR: July 1984 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Creator/Writer/Artist: John Byrne Letterer by Michael Higgins Colorist: Andy Yanchus Editor: Denny O’Neill Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter John Byrne has established himself as a legend in the comic book industry with his wonderful work for “The Uncanny X-Men”, The Sensational She-Hulk”, “The Fantastic […]