My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Batman Day 2017 Special Edition #1 (Batman Rebirth issue #16) – October 2017 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman Day 2017 Special Edition #1 (Batman Rebirth issue #16) YEAR: October 2017 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Tom King Pencils and Inks: David Finch Colors: John Workman Letters: David Finch, Danny Miki and Jordie Bellaire Associate Editor: Rebecca Taylor Editor: Mark Doyle Batman was created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger For “Batman Day 2017”, the year marked the 25th Anniversary of Harley Quinn. And as Harley Quinn takes […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: X-Men Legacy vol. 2, issue #1 – January 2013 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: X-Men Legacy vol. 2, Issue #1 YEAR: January 2013 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Simon Spurrier Penciler: Tan Eng Huat Inker: Craig Yeung Colorist: Jose Villarrubia Letterer: VC’s Cory Petit Assistant Editor: Jennifer M. Smith Editor: Daniel Ketchum In 2012, Marvel Comics relaunched several comic books as part of their new comic branding known as “Marvel NOW!”. This relaunch would feature in-universe changes, new character designs and new storylines and […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Golden Kamuy Vol. 2 – September 2017 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Golden Kamuy vol. 2 YEAR: September 2017 (USA Release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story & Art by Satoru Noda From Satoru Noda comes his award winning manga series “Golden Kamuy”. Written and art by Satoru Noda, the mangaka also worked with Yu Nakagawa in ensure authenticity of the Ainu language. The manga series won the 9th Manga Taisho award and with ten volumes currently printed in Japan, the first volume […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Tales of the Teen Titans Annual #3 – 1984 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Tales of the Teen Titans Annual #3 YEAR: 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Co-Creator: Marv Wolfman & George Perez Letter: Ben Oda Finishers: Mike DeCarlo + Dick Giordano Colorist: Adrienne Roy Back in the ’80s, while “X-Men” was a popular series of the time, one other superhero group bested the mutant comic book in sales and that was writer Marv Wolfman and artist George Perez’ “New Teen Titans” (which would […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Weapon X issue #9 – December 2017 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Weapon X Issue #9 YEAR: December 2017 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente Artist: Marc Borstel & Ibraim Roberson Colorist: Frank D’Armata Letterer: VC’s Joe Caramagna Cover Artist: SKAN With the story surrounding the Hulkverine continuing in issue #9 of “Weapon X”, Logan has called in the All-New Wolverine (X-23) to assist them in finding Hulkverine. Logan explains that Reverend Stryke recruited the man, a […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: OISHINBO A la Carte vol. 1: Japanese Cuisine – January 2009 (Viz Media)

TITLE: OISHINBO A la Carte vol. 1: Japanese Cuisine YEAR: January 2009 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story by Tetsu Kariya Art by Akira Hanasaki The long running manga “Oishinbo” (which means “The Gourmet”) is a popular best-selling manga series published by Shogakukan which has been ongoing since 1983. Written by Tetsu Kariya and art by Akira Hanasaki, the series has won multiple awards and has had a successful anime […]