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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Tales of the Teen Titans Issue #45 – August 1984 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Tales of the Teen Titans Issue #45 YEAR: August 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Co-Creators/Co-Editors: Marv Wolfman & George Perez Finisher: Mike DeCarlo Letterer: Ben Oda Colorist: Adrienne Roy It was not long after Tara had been killed and the betrayal on the team hit the Teen Titans pretty hard.  But because she was a former Teen Titan, they decided to have her buried as a hero, not as a […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The New Adventures of Superboy – vol. 1 Issue #9 – September 1980 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The New Adventures of Superboy – vol. 1 Issue #9 RELEASE: September 1980 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Cary Bates Penciller: Kurt Schaffenberger Inker: Dave Hunt Colorist: Gene D’Angelo Letterer: Ben Oda Editor: Julius Schwartz As a child, I grew up reading “Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes”, which would eventually be renamed to “Legion of Super-Heroes”. By 1980, “The New Adventures of Superboy” was released and unlike the previous […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Tales of the Teen Titans Annual #3 – 1984 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Tales of the Teen Titans Annual #3 YEAR: 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Co-Creator: Marv Wolfman & George Perez Letter: Ben Oda Finishers: Mike DeCarlo + Dick Giordano Colorist: Adrienne Roy Back in the ’80s, while “X-Men” was a popular series of the time, one other superhero group bested the mutant comic book in sales and that was writer Marv Wolfman and artist George Perez’ “New Teen Titans” (which would […]

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: The Flash vol. 31, Issue #276 – August 1979 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The Flash vol. 31, Issue #276 YEAR: August 1979 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Cary Bates Artist: Alex Saviuk Inker: Frank Chiaramonte Colorist: Gene D’Angelo Letterer: Ben Oda Editor: Ross Andru In the late ’70s and with a new creative direction had taken place prior as longtime Flash artist Irv Novick, stepped away from drawing “The Flash” after the arrival of new editor Ross Andru, needless to say, no one […]

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 […]