My Comic Book Journey

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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Warstrike vol. 1, issue #1 – May 1994 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Warstrike vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: May 1994 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Written by Dan Danko Penciler: Hoan Nguyen Inker: Bob Downs Letterer: Dave Lanphear Colorist: Tim Devar Interior Color: Violent Hues  Editor: Roland Mann I wrote about my love for Ultraverse back in the day.  But there are a few comics that if you asked me what they are about, I wouldn’t remember.  Not sure if it’s because they […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Protectors Issue #5 – January 1993 (Malibu Comics)

TITLE: Protectors Issue #5 YEAR: January 1993 COMPANY: Malibu Comics Writer: R.A. Jones Penciller: Thomas Derenick Inker: Deodato Colorist: The Malibu Pack Rats Letterer: Clem Robins Interior Color Design: Tom O’Connor Separations: Edd Hendricks, Mark Christy Before there was an Ultraverse, Malibu Comics released several series but one that would delve into the superhero realm with the series “Protectors”. Written by R.A. Jones and featuring pencils by Thomas Derenick and […]

Rune vol. 1, Issue #1 – January 1994 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Rune vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: January 1994 COMPANY: Ultraverse Writer: Barry Windsor Smith & Chris Ulm Drawn by Barry Windsor Smith Inker: Alex Bialy & John Floyd Letterer: Patrick OwsleyGail Beckett Colored by Keith Conroy & Barry Windsor Smith Computer Colored by Jennifer Schellinger Rune Created by Barry Windsor Smith & Chris Ulm For the Ultraverse, Malibu Comics went promotion-heavy with the announcement that Barry Windsor Smith had […]

Giant Size Mantra vol. 1, issue #1 – July 1994 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Giant Size Mantra vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: July 1994 COMPANY: Ultraverse Writer: Mike W. Barr Penciller: Mark Heike Inker:  Ken Branch Letterer: Gail Beckett Editor: Chris Ulm 1994.  I suppose the writing was on the wall that things were not going well with Malibu Comics and its imprint, Ultraverse. With Editor-in-Chief Chris Ulm writing about the enormous number of comic book titles and how to avoid “Fear of […]

Prototype Vol. 1, Issue #1 – August 1993 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Prototype – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: August 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Written by Tom Mason and Len Strazewski Artists: David Ammerman & James Pascoe Letterer: Tim Eldred Editor: Chris Ulm Color Design: Paul Mounts Back in 1993, Tom Mason (best known for his Malibu Comics series “Dinosaurs for Hire”) and Len Strazewski (known for writing “Starman” after Roger Stern left the series and as the man who killed […]

Raver Issue #1 – April 1993 (Malibu Comics)

TITLE: Raver Issue #1 YEAR: April 1993 COMPANY: Malibu Comics Creator/Writer: Walter Koenig  Penciller: Dan Day  Inkers: Dan & David Day  Leterrer: Tim Eldred  Interior Color Design: David Day  Interior Colorists: Malibu Packrats Cover Artist: Dan Day  Cover Color Design: David Day  Cover Colorist: Albert Calleros Walter Koenig will always be known for his role as Pavel Chekov in “Star Trek” and Alfred Bester in “Babylon 5”. Aside from acting, […]