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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Batman Beyond issue #1 – August 2015 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman Beyond issue #1 YEAR: August 2015 COMPANY: DC Comics Written by Dan Jurgens Artist: Bernard Chang Colored by Marcelo Maiolo Letters by Dave Sharpe Edited by Dan Didio & David Pina Batman created by Bob Kane Back in 1999, Bruce Timm, Paul Dini and Alan Burnett developed a new Batman animates series but this one taking place in the future. The series known as “Batman Beyond” would go […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Adventure Comics Issue #322 – July 1964 (Superman-DC/National Comics)

TITLE: Adventure Comics Issue #322 YEAR: July 1964 COMPANY: Superman-DC/National Comics Written by Edmund Hamilton Penciled by John Forte Inked by Al Plastino and Sheldon Moldoff Back in 1938, the first issue of “Adventure Comics” was created.  One of the longest running DC Comics titles, the series would be printed through 1983 and then revived once again in 2009 through 2011. While originally a humor series, by issue #12, when […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Dark Nights Metal Issue #1 – November 2017 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Dark Nights Metal Issue #1 YEAR: November 2017 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Scott Snyder Penciler: Greg Capullo Inker: Jonathan Glapion Letterer: Steve Wands Colorists: FCO Plascencia   I have been hearing great things about “Dark Knights Metal” and while I have been reading numerous titles from DC Universe Rebirth, I heard this series has introduced interesting, really dark, violent and crazy concepts and characters to the DC Universe. So, […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Green Lantern Green Arrow issue #6 – March 1984 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Green Lantern Green Arrow Issue #6 YEAR: March 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Written by Denny O’Neil Artists: Neal Adams Editor: Julius Schwartz I wrote about the controversial issue #85 of “Green Lantern Green Arrow” and how issues #84 and #85 were reprinted in 1984 ala “Green Lantern Green Arrow” issue #5. And how the naive Olly and also Hal Jordan were totally oblivious as Speedy was trying to get […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Superman vol. 1, issue #423 – September 1986 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Superman vol. 1, issue #423 YEAR: September 1986 COMPANY: DC Comics Written By Alan Moore Art by Curt Swan and George Perez Letterer: Todd Klein Colorist: Gene D’Angelo Editor: Julius Schwartz Back in 1986, there were major changes in store at DC Comics after the changes made in 1985 with “Crisis on Infinite Earths”. As the multiverse was lessened to one single shared universe, “Superman” would also receive a […]

Roots of the Swamp Thing Issue #1 – July 1986 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Roots of the Swamp Thing issue #1 YEAR: July 1986 COMPANY: DC Comics Written By Len Wein Illustrated by Berni Wrightson Colored by Tatjana Wood Edited by Joe Orlando It was July 1971 when writer Len Wein and illustrator Bernie Wrightson introduced Swamp Thing to the DC Universe.  While the first appearance was in “House of Secrets” issue #92 featuring a scientist named Alex Olsen. While that was a […]