My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Detective Comics Starring Batman issue #547 – February 1985 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Detective Comics Starring Batman issue #547 YEAR: February 1985 COMPANY: DC Comics Created by Bob Kane Writer: Doug Moench Artist: Pat Broderick Inker: Klaus Janson Colorist: Adrienne Roy Letterer: Ben Oda Edited by Len Wein When it comes to antagonists, two of the most interesting characters to be featured in “Detective Comics” was Gotham City millionaire Anton Knight and his stepsister Natalia. While Anton lived the good life and […]

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 in martial arts and also has great swordsmanship.  In the film, we saw how her […]

Batman Issue #421 – July 1988 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman Issue #421 YEAR: July 1988 COMPANY: DC Comics Created by Bob Kane Writer: Jim Starlin Penciler: Dick Giordano Inker: Joe Rubinstein Colorist: Adrienne Roy Letterer: John Costanza Edited by Denny O’Neil Jim Starlin will forever be known for revamping Captain Marvel, Adam Warlock, creating “Guardians of the Galaxy” characters such as Drax the Destroyer, Gamora but also creating Thanos and Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu.  And one of […]

Batman issue #497 – July 1993 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman Issue #497 YEAR: 1993 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Doug Moench Artist: Jim Aparo Inker: Dick Giordano Colorist: Adrienne Roy Letterer: Richard Starkings Asst. Editor: Jordan B. Gorfinkel Editor: Dennis O’Neil Batman created by Bob Kane One of the largest events from DC Comics, next to the “Death of Superman” was the “Knightfall” series which been hyped of Bane breaking Batman’s back and literally leaving Bruce Wayne paralyzed. The […]

Batman and the Outsiders vol. 1, Issue #1 – August 1983 (DC Comics)

TITLE:Batman and the Outsiders vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: August 1983 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Co-Creator: Mike W. Barr Artist/Co-Creator: Jim Aparo Colorist: Adrienne Roy Editor: Len Wein For those who have read “Batman”, especially during the ’80s and ’90s, we have seen a vulnerable Bruce Wayne, overworked, stressed out, frustrated. And dedicated to protecting Gotham and trying to rid the streets of scum, needless to say, its been busy work […]

The Warlord – vol. 6, Issue #48 – August 1981 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The Warlord – vol. 6, Issue #48 YEAR: August 1981 COMPANY: DC Comics Written and Illustrated by Mike Grekk Inker: Vince Colletta Colorist: Adrienne Roy Letterer: Ben Oda Editor: Ross Andru In the late ’70s, it was a creative time for DC Comics.  Experimentation with different types of stories and what would entertain reading audiences beyond superhero books but for DC Comics, the swords and sorcery genre was not […]