My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Kull, the Destroyer vol. 1, Issue #17 – October 1976 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Kull, the Destroyer vol. 1, issue #17 YEAR: October 1976 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Doug Moench Artists: Alfredo Al-Kull-A (Alfredo Alcala) & Ed Hannigan Colorist: Hugh Paley Letterer: Annette K. Editor: Roy Thomas As Marvel Comics experienced a sales boom thanks to “Conan the Barbarian” (created by Robert E. Howard back in 1932 for “Weird Tales” magazine) in the ’70s, Robert E. Howard had another character that he created years […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Deathlok vol. 1, issue #1 – July 1991 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Deathlok vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: July 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Dwayne McDuffie/Gregory Wright Penciler: Denys Cowan Inker: Mike Manley Colorist: Gregory Wright Letterer:  Ken Lopez Editor: Tom Brenoort Executive Editor: Bob Budansky Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco Before Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan would go on to create the Milestone Universe for DC Comics imprint, Milestone Comics, two years prior, they would create a comic book series featuring a heroic […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #2 – April 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #2 YEAR: April 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Louise Simonson Penciler: Greg LaRocque Inker: Jim Mooney Letterer: Phil Felix Colorist: Dr. Martin Editor: Jim Owsley Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Peter Parker was able to rid himself of the black alien symboiote costume thanks to finding a bell and the alien symbiote gave Parker what he wanted, even going as far to save him. As […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Infinity Gauntlet – vol.1, issue #1 – July 1991

TITLE: The Infinity Gauntlet – vol.1, issue #1 YEAR: July 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Jim Starlin Pencils: George Perez Inkers: Josef Rubinstein with Tom Christopher Colored by Max Scheele Lettered by Jack Morelli Editor: Craig Anderson Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco In 1991, Jim Starlin and artists Geoerge Perez and Ron Lim would collaborate in the six-issue limited series “The Infinity Gauntlet”. Considered as one of the best Thanos storylines […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Moon Knight vol. 1, issue #1 – November 1980 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Moon Knight vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: November 1980 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Doug Moench Artist: Bill Sienkiewicz Inker: Bill & Franki S. Colored by B. Sharen Lettered by T. Orzechowski Editor: Denny O’Neil Supervisor: Jim Shooter Back in the ’70s, Doug Moench was a writer who’s name would be featured in various comic book titles.  And in 1975, Moench and artist Don Perlin would introduce Moon Knight […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #1 – April 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: April 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Louise Simonson Penciler: Greg LaRocque Inker: Jim Mooney Letterer: Janice Chang Colorist: George Roussos Editor: Danny Fingeroth & Jim Owsley Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Many long time readers were in shock when Marvel announced they were going to end the first volume at issue #150 and in its place, to give Spider-Man his third comic book […]