My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Batvark Issue #1 – August 2017 (Aardvark-Vanaheim)

TITLE: Batvark Issue #1 YEAR: August 2017 COMPANY: Aardvark-Vanaheim Penciller: Gustave Dore Inker: Dante Alighieri Colorist: Sandeep Atwal  Digitizer: Sean Michael Robinson  Finisher: Benjamin Hobbs I am a longtime reader of Dave Sim’s “Cerebus” and while it has been awhile since I have purchased a “Cerebus” comic since the final issue and the death of Cerebus, I have been keeping up with whatever has been posted on Dave’s website and […]

Cerebus Issue #0 – June 1993 (Aardvark-Vanaheim)

TITLE: Cerebus Issue #0 YEAR: June 1993 COMPANY: Aardvark-Vanaheim President/Writer: David Sim Vice President/Backgrounds, Cover-color and tones by Gerhard Type Setting: Linda Berzins My first blog post about “Cerebus” delved into the history and my thoughts on David Sim and Gerhard’s work. This time, I am writing about “Cerebus” Issue #0. No, the issue doesn’t take the banal route of trying to create an origin story of Cerebus the Aardvark, […]

Cerebus Issue #97 – April 1987 (Aardvark-Vanaheim)

TITLE: Cerebus Issue #97 YEAR: April 1987 COMPANY: Aardvark-Vanaheim President/Writer: David Sim Backgrounds, Cover-color and tones by Gerhard Administrator: Karen McKiel When it comes to creator-owned success, there are not many people who have had a lengthy run as Dave Sim. Quitting high school to pursue a career in comics, Sim co-founded Aardvark-Vanaheim with his wife-to-be at the time, Deni Loubert in 1977 and Sim would release his comic book […]