Urusei Yatsura: The Return of Lum Issue #1 – 1994 (Viz Select Comics)

TITLE: Urusei Yatsura: The Return of Lum Issue #1 YEAR: March 1983 COMPANY: Viz Select Comics Story and Art by Rumiko Takahashi Translation by Gerard Jones and Mari Morimoto Editors: Satoru Fujii & Annette Roman Executive Editor: Seiji Hirobuchi Publisher: Keizo Inoue Back in 1977, mangaka (manga artist) Rumiko Takahashi created a short story called […]

Adventure Comics Issue #334 – July 1965 (Superman-DC/National Comics)

TITLE: Adventure Comics Issue #334 YEAR: July 1995 COMPANY: DC Comics Back in 1958 (with “Adventure Comics” issue #247), writer Otto Binder and artist Al Plastino would change the storyline  for the series by featuring Superboy with the Legion of Super-Heroes.  So, popular that the incorporation of the Legion of Super-Heroes would last for more […]

The New Mutants vol. 1, issue 1 – March 1983 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The New Mutants vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: March 1983 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Co-Created and Written by Chris Claremont  Co-Created and Penciled by Bob McLeod Inker: Mike Gustovich  Leterrer: Tom Orzechowski  Colorist: Glynis Wein  Editor: Louise Jones  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter From 1982-1993, Marvel Comic produced a series of graphic novels known as “Marvel Graphic […]

ElfQuest – New Blood Summer Special issue #1 – August 1992 (WaRP Graphics)

TITLE: ElfQuest New Blood Summer Special Issue 1 YEAR: August 1992 COMPANY: WaRP Graphics Written by Richard Pini, John Byrne, Terry Beatty, Wendi Lee, Lea Hernandez, Barry Blair, Nat Gertler, Terry Collins Art by Wendy Pini, John Byrne, Gary Kato, Lea Hernandez, Barry Blair, Ken and Beth Mitchroney, Bill Neville, Tara Blomquist, Dave DeVries, Tom […]

Cyberforce – vol. 1, issue #1 – October 1992 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Cyberforce vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: October 1992 COMPANY: Image Comics Artist: Marc Silvestri Written by Eric Silvestri  Letterer: Mike Heisler Colorist: Joe Chiodo Editor: Cynthia Sullivan  Color Separator: Olyoptics I have touched upon how the most popular, top artists (Marc Silvestri, Jim Lee, Whilce Portatio, Rob Liefeld, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane and Jim […]

Hardware vol. 1, issue #1 – April 1993 (Milestone Media)

TITLE: Hardware vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: April 1993 COMPANY: Milestone Media Writer: Dwayne McDuffie Penciller: Denys Cowan Inker: Jimmy Palmiotti Colorist: Noelle Giddings Letterer: Janice Chiang Back in 1993, the comics world would see a major milestone taking place in the industry, a comic book imprint founded by African-American artists and writers under a […]

Death’s Head II vol. 1, Issue #1 – March 1992 (Marvel Comics UK)

TITLE: Death’s Head II – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: March 1992 COMPANY: Marvel Comics UK Story: Dan Abnett  Pencils: Liam Sharp Inker: Andy Lanning and Bambos Georgiou Colors: Helen Stone Letters: Peri Godbold  Editor: Steve White Editor-in-Chief: Paul Neary Back in 1972, Marvel created the imprint, Marvel Comics UK. Created to reprint US stories […]

Hero Illustrated vol. 1, issue #1 – July 1993 (Warrior Publications Periodical)

TITLE: Hero Illustrated vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: July 1993 COMPANY: Warrior Publications Periodical Editor: John Danovich Senior Editor: Frank Kurtz Publisher: Steve Harris When I heard that a new comic book magazine was coming out, I’m going to be truthful, I was surprised. With Wizard Magazine dominating the scene, could this new magazine known […]