My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Green Lantern Issue #49 – February 1994 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Green Lantern Issue #49 YEAR: February 1994 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Ron Marz Penciler: Fred Haynes Inker: Romeo Tanghal & Dennis Cramer Colorist: Steve Mattsson Letterer: Albert Deguzman Editor: Kevin Dooley I wrote about the changes that Green Lantern had gone through with the destruction of Coast City due to Mongol. And how 1994 would set the path of Hal Jordan to go from hero to antagonist. And if […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica Issue #1 – December 2017 (DC & Archie Comics)

TITLE: Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica Issue #1 YEAR: December 2017 COMPANY: DC / Archie Comics Written by Paul Dini and Marc Andreyko Drawn by Laura Braga Colored by Tony Avina and Arif Prianto Lettered by Deron Bennett Editor: Kristy Quinn Harley Quinn was created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm When I blogged about how odd it was to read “The Punisher Meets Archie” (from 1994), there […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Action Comics vol. 1, issue #584 – January 1987 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Action Comics vol. 1, issue #584 YEAR: January 1987 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: John Byrne Embellisher: Dick Giordano Colorist: Tom Ziuko Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Andrew Helfer Created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Schuster After DC’s restructuring of DC Comics history after “Crisis on Infinite Earths”, Writer/artist John Byrne was hired to revamp Superman. You either loved or hated what Byrne did with Superman in the ’80s, taking the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: 1st Issue Special vol. 1, issue #8 – November 1975 (DC Comics)

TITLE: 1st Issue Special vol. 1, issue #8 YEAR: November 1975 COMPANY: DC Comics Written and Illustrated by Mike Grell Edited by Joe Orlando In the late ’70s, it was a creative time for DC Comics.  Experimentation with different types of stories and what would entertain reading audiences beyond superhero books but for DC Comics, the swords and sorcery genre was not its forte. As Marvel Comics achieved a major […]

Comic Book Spotlight: Batgirl Issue #2 – May 2000 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batgirl Issue #2 YEAR: May 2000 COMPANY: DC Comics Plot: Scott Peterson and Kelly Puckett Script by Kelly Puckett Pencils: Damion Scott Inker: Robert Campanella Letterer: John Costanza Colors: Jason Wright Separations: Jamison Editors: Darren Vincenzo and Dennis O’Neil Batman was created by Bob Kane In 1999, writer Kelly Puckett and artist Damion Scott created Cassandra Cain. First appearing in “Batman” issue #567, Cassandra is the daughter of David […]

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 […]