My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Uncanny X-Men vol. 1, Issue #162 – October 1982 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Uncanny X-Men vol. 1, Issue #162 YEAR: October 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Chris Claremont Pencils: Dave Cockrum Inks: Bob Wiacek  Colorist: Glynis Wein Letterer: Tom Orzechowski  Editor: Louise Jones  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter If you are a fan of the “Uncanny X-Men”, could you remember the first issue you have ever purchased? For me, it was “Uncanny X-Men” issue #162 featuring Logan on the front cover.  And […]

Secret Weapons – vol. 1, Issue #1 – September 1993 (Valiant Comics)

TITLE: Secret Weapons – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: September 1993 COMPANY: Valiant Comics Writer & Penciler: Joe St. Pierre Inker: Bob Wiacek Colorist: Mike Cavallaro Editor-in-Chief: Bob Layton With every comic book company, it appears to be customary to have a superhero group consisting of that comic universe’s top heroes to take on evil. In September 1993, “Secret Weapons” which would consist of Geomancer, Eternal Warrior,  X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, […]

Power Pack vol. 1, Issue #1 – August 1984 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Power Pack Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: August 1984 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Script-Creators-Penciller: Louise Simonson, June Brigman Inker: Bob Wiacek Colorist: Glynis Wein Letterer: Joe Rosen Editor: Carl Potts Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter It was 1984 and I was a kid who picked up his first issue of writer Louise Simonson and artist June Brigman’s first issue of “Power Pack”. A series that lasted for 62 issues and had a […]

The Sensational She-Hulk – Vol. 2, Issue #1 – May 1989 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Sensational She-Hulk – Issue #1 YEAR: May 1989 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer/Penciler: John Byrne Inker: Bob Wiacek Colorist: Glynis Oliver Letterer: John Workman Editor: Bobbie Chase Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco For those who grew up reading She-Hulk in Marvel Comics, lawyer Jennifer Walters who refused an emergency transfusion from her cousin Bruce Banner thus turning into She-Hulk, was often portrayed similarly to The Incredible Hulk.  As Hulk was seen […]

Bloodshot Vol. 1, Issue 1 (February 1993) (Valiant Comics)

TITLE: Bloodshot – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR:  February 1993 COMPANY: Valiant Comics Written by Kevin Vanhook Penciller: Don Perlin Inker: Bob Wiacek Colorist: Jade Moede With the announcement from Valiant Comics that a live action film version of “Bloodshot” is being made, it made me decide to go through my Valiant comic box and read the first issue of “Bloodshot” from Feb. 1993.  A character that was first revealed […]