My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

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: Marvel Tales vol. 1, issue #106 – August 1979 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Tales vol. 1, Issue #106 YEAR: August 1979 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Scripter: Gerry Conway Artist: Ross Andru  Inkers: F. Giacoia/D.Hunt    Letterer: J. Costanza Colorist: Dave Hunt Editor: Roy Thomas When it came to reading reprints of classic Marvel Comics, one title that one could always count on was “Marvel Tales”. While the original release were annuals (two issues released in 1964-1965) that were 25 cents, by 1966, […]

Peter Parker,The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1, Issue #1 – December 1976 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Peter Parker,The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: December 1976 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer/Editor: Gerry Conway Artist/Storyteller: Sal Buscema Inker/Embellisher: Mike Esposito Letterer: Joe Rosen Colorist: Dave Hunt   Spider-Man.  By the 1970’s, he has three comic book series: “Amazing Spider-Man”, “Marvel Team-Up” and the reprint series, “Marvel Tales”. But by the mid-70’s, the cost of printing and the dwindling page count put Marvel in a situations where […]