My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Spawn – Special 25th Anniversary Edition – Issue #1 – August 2017 (Image Comics)

  TITLE: Spawn – Special 25th Anniversary Edition – Issue #1 YEAR: August 2017 COMPANY: Image Comics Story, Pencils & Inks by Todd McFarlane Letters: Tom Orzechowski  Color: Steve Oliff I have already blogged about “Spawn” issue #1 (1992), but with numerous Image Comics titles that are still ongoing and are celebrating their 25th anniversary, as Savage Dragon celebrated with their 225th issue, Todd McFarlane did something different to celebrate […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: She and Her Cat – August 2017 (Vertical Comics)

TITLE: She and Her Cat YEAR: August 2017 (US Release) COMPANY: Vertical Comics Written by Makoto Shinkai Art by Tsubasa Yamaguchi Just the mere mention of Makoto Shinkai’s name and fans of his work go crazy. The former Falcom graphic designer, who took the anime industry by storm back in 2001 when he released his anime OVA titled “Voices of a Distant Star”, which he created on his Power Mac […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Civil War II Issue #5 – October 2016 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Civil War II Issue #5 YEAR: October 2016 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: David Marquez Art Artist: Sean Izaakse Color Artist: Justin Ponsor Letterer: VC;s Clayton Cowles Designer: Victor Ochoa Assistant Editor: Alanna Smith Editors: Tom Brevoort with Wil Moss Editor-in-Chief: Axel Alonso Ahh…my first variant cover that I purchased in over 20-years and not because I wanted to but because the normal cover version was […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: SuperPatriot Issue #2 – September 1993 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Superpatriot Issue #5 YEAR: September 1993 COMPANY: Image Comics Creator/Scripter: Erik Larsen Plotter/Storyteller: Keith Giffen Penciler/Inker: Dave Johnson Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Colorist: Lovern Kindzierski Color Separation: Digital Chameleon Editor: Jannie Wong If you have read “Savage Dragon”, one will recognize the name SuperPatriot. An American superhero named Johnny Armstrong who fought in World War II, he was captured by the Nazis and was used as a guinea pig and […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Secret Empire Issue #10 – August 2017 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Secret Empire Issue #10 YEAR: August 2017 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Nick Spencer  Pencils: Steve McNiven Inks: Jay Leisten Colors: Matthew Wilson Additional Art: Rod Reise, David Marquez, Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco, Jesus Aburtov, Ron Lim Letterer: VC’s Travis Lanham Marvel Comics limited series event for the first half of 2017 is “Secret Empire” in which Captain America has been transformed into a sleeper agent loyal to Hydra and […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Savage Dragon Issue #226 – August 2017 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Savage Dragon Issue #226 YEAR: August 2017 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer/Artist/Inker: Erik Larsen Colors: Nikos Koutsis Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Flats: Mike Toris Editor: Gavin Hiccinbotham Paul Dragon, the original Savage Dragon is dead. With the multiverse now combined and everyone having all these memories from various alternate worlds, there is a lot of confusion going around in the world. And suffice to say, many people are pissed. Issue #226 […]