Ex-Mutants Special Edition Vol. 1, Issue 1 – Spring 1987 (Amazing Comics)

TITLE: Ex-Mutants vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: Spring 1987 COMPANY: Amazing Comics Author: David Lawrence Penciller: Ronald Lim Inkers: Timothy Dzon with Michael Witherby Calligrapher: Bob Pinaha Script Assist/Editor: David Campiti I recently wrote about Malibu Comics’ first issue of “Ex-Mutants”. Originally created by writer David Lawrence and artist Ron Lim along with editor David […]

Afterlife with Archie – Book One: Escape from Riverdale – June 2014 (Archie Comics)

TITLE: Afterlife with Archie – Book One: Escape from Riverdale YEAR: June 2014 COMPANY: Archie Comics Story by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Artwork: Francesco Francavilla Lettering by Jack Morelli Creative Consultant: Jesse Goldwater I remember when I first heard about Archie Comics releasing a zombie comic book and I have to admit, I raised my eyebrows and […]

Paper Girls TPB vol. 1 – December 2016 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Paper Girls TPB Book 1 YEAR: December 2016 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Cliff Chiang Colors: Matt Wilson Letters: Jared K. Fletcher In October 2015, writer Brian K. Vaughan (“Y: The Last Man”, “Ex Machina”, “Runaways”, “Pride of Baghdad” and “Saga”) and artist Cliff Chiang (“Human Target”, “Beware the Creeper”, “Crisis: […]

The Love Bunglers – June 2014 (Fantagraphics Books)

TITLE: The Love Bunglers (collected from “Love and Rockets: New Stories Vol. 3 and 4) YEAR: June 2014 COMPANY: Fantagraphics Books Story and Art by Jaime Hernandez For those who grew up reading “Love and Rockets”, many grew up reading stories featuring character Maggie Luisa Chascarillo, one of the members of a group of friends […]

Magnus, Robot Fighter – Vol. 1, Issue 11 – April 1992 (Valiant Comics)

TITLE: Magnus Robot Fighter – Vol. 1, Issue #11 YEAR: April 1992 COMPANY: Valiant Comics Plot: Jim Shooter Script: David Michelinie Penciler: Mark Moretti Inker: Charles Barnett III Colorists: Knob Row Letterer: Brad Joyce Editor: D. David Perlin I randomly picked out a comic book from my Valiant box and it happens to be “Magnus […]

The Complete Love and Rockets vol. 20: Dicks and Deedees – 2003 (Fantagraphics Books)

TITLE: The Complete Love and Rockets vol. 20: Dicks and Deedees YEAR: 2003 PAGES: 94 COMPANY: Fantagraphics Books By Jaime Hernandez Back in 1982, brothers Gilbert, Jaime and Mario Hernandez created a comic book series known as “Love and Rockets”, one of the first comic books in the alternative comics movement of the 1980s. With […]

The Invaders vol. 1, Issue #18 – July 1977 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Invaders – Vol. 1, Issue #18 YEAR: July 1977 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer/Editor: Roy Thomas Illustrators: Frank Robbins & Frank Springer Letter: J. Costanza Colorists: G. Roussos Back in 1964, writer Roy Thomas and artist Sal Buscema would feature the debut of The Invaders in “The Avengers” issue #71.  But the group before […]

Strange Adventures – Vol. 24, Issue #241 – March-April 1973 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Strange Adventures – Vol. 24, Issue #241 YEAR: March-April 1973 COMPANY: DC Comics Story by Gardner Fox Art: Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson In 1950, DC Comics released their first science fiction title “Strange Adventures”. The series would be known for superheroes such as Captain Comet, Star Hawkins and the Atomic Knights. Meanwhile, in […]