My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Hellblazer – DC Universe Rebirth Issue #9 – June 2017 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The Hellblazer – DC Universe Rebirth Issue #9 YEAR: June 2017 COMPANY: DC Comics Written by Simon Oliver Penciller: Davide Fabbri Inker: Jose Marzan Jr. Finisher: Karl Kesel Colorist: Carrie Strachan Letterer: Sal Cipriano Editor: Kristy Quinn It was back in 1984 when John Constantine made his first appearance in the pages of “The Saga of Swamp Thing” vol. 2, issue #37. Created by Alan Moore, Steve Bissette and […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #31 – October 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #31 YEAR: October 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen For those who read classic comic books from Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, especially the “Fantastic Four”, you can’t help but be amazed by how much content is featured in every issue. Case in point, “Fantastic Four” issue #31, the cover shows the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka vol. 1 – April 2002 (Tokyo Pop)

TITLE: GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka RELEASE: April 2002 (U.S. Release) COMPANY: Tokyo Pop Story & Art by Tohru Fujisawa In 1998, Tohru Fujisawa won the 1998 Kodansha Manga Award winning manga series “Great Teacher Onizuka” (also known as “GTO”), which would go on to have a sequel (titled “GTO – Shonan 14 Days”) and two live action drama series and an anime series. But before he got to that position, […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Superwoman – DC Universe Rebirth Issue #4 – January 2017 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Superwoman Rebirth Issue #4 YEAR: January 2017 COMPANY: DC Comics Script: Phil Jimenez Penciler: Emanuela Lupacchino Inker: Ray McCarthy Colorist: Hi-Fi Letterer: Rob Leigh Back in the 1940’s, in order to prevent people from using the name “Super Woman”, Detective Comics, Inc. trademarked the name “Superwoman”. And sure enough, DC Comics would feature Lois Lane as Super Woman in “Action Comics” issue #60.  Sure, it was only a dream […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Savage Dragon Issue #155 – December 2009 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Savage Dragon Issue #155 YEAR: December 2009 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer/Artwork: Erik Larsen Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Colors: Steve Oliff From the first issue of the “Savage Dragon” mini-series, we learned that Savage Dragon was found on Earth with no memories and was given a chance to be a hero. In issue #155, we learn that Darklord wanted Dragon to go to Earth in hopes to transfer Darkworld for Earth, […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Batman Eternal Issue #3 – June 2014 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman Eternal Issue #3 YEAR: June 2014 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Scott Snyder & James Tynion IV Consulting Writers: Ray Fawkes, John Layman and Tim Seeley Art by Jason Fabok Colors: Brad Anderson Letterer: Taylor Esposito Editor: Katie Kubert Batman was created by Bob Kane Back in 2014, during the years of “The New 52”, DC Comics released “Batman Eternal”, a weekly limited series written by Scott Snyder, James […]