My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin vol. 10 – June 2015 (Vertical Comics)

TITLE: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin vol. 10 YEAR:  June 2015 (US Release) COMPANY: Vertical Comics Written and Illustrated by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko Original Story by Yoshiyuki Tomino and Hajime Yatate Mechanical Design by Kunio Okawara In 2001, a retelling of the popular Kidou Senshi Gundam (Mobile Suit Gundam) series was created. Written and illustrated by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, the series was released first in America by Viz in 12 volumes but […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Endless Waltz: Glory of the Losers vol. 1 – September 2017

TITLE: Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Endless Waltz: Glory of the Losers vol. 1 YEAR: September 2017 COMPANY: Vertical Comics Writer: Katsuyuki Sumizawa Artist: Tomofumi Ogasawara It was back in 1995 when an anime series titled “Shin Kido Senki Gundam Wing” aired in Japan. The sixth installment in the “Gundam” franchise, it was a series that took place in the “After Colony” timeline. A different setting and an alternate universe than […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: She and Her Cat – August 2017 (Vertical Comics)

TITLE: She and Her Cat YEAR: August 2017 (US Release) COMPANY: Vertical Comics Written by Makoto Shinkai Art by Tsubasa Yamaguchi Just the mere mention of Makoto Shinkai’s name and fans of his work go crazy. The former Falcom graphic designer, who took the anime industry by storm back in 2001 when he released his anime OVA titled “Voices of a Distant Star”, which he created on his Power Mac […]