Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Avengers vol. 1, Issue #239 – January 1984 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Avengers vol. 1, Issue #239 YEAR: January 1984 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Roger Stern Artist/Co-Creator: Allen Milgrom, Joe Sinnott Colorist: Christie Scheele  Letterer: Jim Novak  Editor: Michael Carlin I have written about Assistant Editor’s Month for Marvel Comics back in the ’80s.  When the Editor’s attend the many comic conventions, the assistant editors […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Batman and the Outsiders vol. 1, issue #11 – June 1984 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman and the Outsiders vol. 1, issue #11 YEAR: June 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Editor/Co-Creator: Mike W. Barr Artist/Co-Creator: Jim Aparo Colorist: Adrienne Roy   Many DC Comics fans who tune into the movies discovered the character, Katana through the film “Suicide Squad”. The character Tatsu Yamashiro is a Japanese woman that is trained […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Wolverine Issue #50 – January 1992 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Wolverine Issue #50 YEAR: June 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Editor/Co-Creator: Mike W. Barr Artist/Co-Creator: Jim Aparo Colorist: Adrienne Roy Larry Hama is best known for his work on G.I. Joe but with issue #47 of “Wolverine”, Larry Hama was brought in to become the new writer, while Marv Silvestri was brought in to be […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Batman: Sword of Azrael – Book One – October 1992 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman: Sword of Azrael – Book One YEAR: October 1992 COMPANY: DC Comics Script: Dennis O’Neil Pencils: Joe Quesada Inker: Kevin Nowlan Letterer: Ken Bruzenak Colorist: Lovern Kindzierski Assistant Editor: Bill Kaplan  Editor: Archie Goodwin Who would have known that Azrael (Jean-Paul Valley) would one day become Batman? It was wise planning on the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Image United Issue #1 – November 2009 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Image United Issue #1 YEAR: November 2009 COMPANY: Image Comics Art by Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino Story by Robert Kirkman Layout by Rob Liefeld Colors by Nikos Koutsis, Mike Toris Lettering by Tom Orzechowski Back in 1993 and 1994, Valiant Comics and Image Comics joined forces […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Shade the Changing Girl TPB vol. 1: Earth Girl Made Easy – 2017 (Young Animal)

TITLE: Shade the Changing Girl TPB vol. 1: Earth Girl Made Easy YEAR: 2017 COMPANY: Young Animal Writer: Cecil Castellucci Artist: Marley Zarcone Inkers: Ande Parks, Ryan Kelly Colorist: Kelly Fitzpatrick Letterer: Saida Temofonte Young Animal Curator: Gerard Way Back in 1977, Steve Ditko would create “Shade, the Changing Man” about a man named Rac […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Civil War II: The Fallen Issue #1 – October 2016 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Civil War II: The Fallen Issue #1 YEAR: October 2016 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Greg Pak Penciller: Mark Bagley Inkers: Scott Hanna & Marc Deering Colorists: Ian Herring & Rob Schwager Letterer: VC’s Clayton Cowles Assistant Editor: Chris Robinson Editors: Katie Cubert Editor-in-Chief: Axel Alonso After the shocking death of Bruce Banner (the Hulk) […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Chaos Effect vol. 1 – Alpha – 1994 (Valiant Comics)

TITLE: The Chaos Effect vol. 1 – Alpha YEAR: 1994 COMPANY: Valiant Comics Writer: Bob Layton Penciller: Bernard Chang Inker: Jerry Ordway Colorists: Mike Cavallaro Editor-in-Chief: Bob Layton In 1994, Valiant Comics would showcase their crossover storyline “The Chaos Effect”. The event would kick off with the free issue, “The Chaos Effect: Alpha” and would […]