My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

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 […]

Contest of Champions Vol. 1, Issue 1 (June 1982) (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Contest of Champions – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: June 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Story by Mark Gruenwald, Bill Mantlo, Steven Grant Script by Bill Mantlo Pencils by John Romita Jr. It was 1982 and I was only a ten year old kid, with only a few dollars to spend on comic books. I can actually remember it clearly, I left the party that my parents took me to, […]