My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The New Mutants vol. 1 – Issue #25 – March 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The New Mutants vol. 1 – Issue #25 YEAR: March 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Chris Claremont Penciler: Bill Sienkiewicz Colorist: Glynis Wein Letterer: Orzechowski & Buhalis Editor: Ann Nocenti Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Back in 1982, many people were excited when writer Chris Claremont and artist Bob McLeod created the New Mutants. But when Chris Claremont teamed up with Bill Sienkiewicz, “The New Mutants” went darker and dare I […]

Marvel Graphic Novel Wolfpack! – 1987 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Graphic Novel Wolfpack! YEAR: 1987 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Larry Hama Pencils: Ron Wilson Inkers: Whilce Portacio, Kyle Baker Colorists: Petra Scotese, Max Scherle, Glynis Oliver Letterer: Joe Rosen Editor: Ann Nocenti Assistant Editor: Terry Kavanagh Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco Back in 1982, Marvel Comics released their first graphic novel trade paperback. These books were oversized (8.5 x 11)and would begin with Jim Starlin’s “The Death of Captain Marvel”.  […]

Rom Spaceknight vol. 1, Issue #36 – November 1982 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Rom Spaceknight vol. 1, Issue #36 YEAR: November 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Bill Mantlo Penciler: Sal Buscema Inker: Akine E. Garvey Letterer: Janice Chiang  Colors: Ben Sean  Editor: Ann Nocenti  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Back  in the 70s, Scott Dankman, Richard C. Levy and Bryan L. McCoy created “Rom”.  A toy originally named COBOL, after the programming language, but when the toy was sold to Parker Brothers, executives […]