My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Moon Knight vol. 1, issue #1 – November 1980 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Moon Knight vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: November 1980 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Doug Moench Artist: Bill Sienkiewicz Inker: Bill & Franki S. Colored by B. Sharen Lettered by T. Orzechowski Editor: Denny O’Neil Supervisor: Jim Shooter Back in the ’70s, Doug Moench was a writer who’s name would be featured in various comic book titles.  And in 1975, Moench and artist Don Perlin would introduce Moon Knight […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Batman Versus Predator vol. 1, Issue #1 – 1991 (DC Comics/Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Batman Versus Predator vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: 1991 COMPANY: DC Comics/Marvel Comics Writer: Dave Gibbons Penciller: Andy Kubert Inker & Letterer: Andy Kubert Color Artist: Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh Cover Artist: Arthur Suydam Editor: Diana Schutz/Denny O’Neil Batman is created by Bob Kane Comic book collaborations between two different companies have been ongoing for years and in the ’70s and ’80s, many people loved the Marvel and DC collaborations, […]

Batman Issue #422 – August 1988 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman Issue #421 YEAR: August 1988 COMPANY: DC Comics Created by Bob Kane Writer: Jim Starlin Penciler: Dick Giordano Inker: Joe Rubinstein and Steve Mitchell Colorist: Anthony Tollin Letterer: John Costanza Edited by Denny O’Neil Two days ago, I wrote about Jim Starlin and what he has done for Marvel Comics and DC Comics and prior to “A Death in the Family”, he wrote a two-issue arc about a […]

Batman Issue #421 – July 1988 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman Issue #421 YEAR: July 1988 COMPANY: DC Comics Created by Bob Kane Writer: Jim Starlin Penciler: Dick Giordano Inker: Joe Rubinstein Colorist: Adrienne Roy Letterer: John Costanza Edited by Denny O’Neil Jim Starlin will forever be known for revamping Captain Marvel, Adam Warlock, creating “Guardians of the Galaxy” characters such as Drax the Destroyer, Gamora but also creating Thanos and Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu.  And one of […]

Alpha Flight vol. 1, Issue #12 – July 1984 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Comics vol. 1, Issue #12 YEAR: July 1984 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Creator/Writer/Artist: John Byrne Letterer by Michael Higgins Colorist: Andy Yanchus Editor: Denny O’Neill Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter John Byrne has established himself as a legend in the comic book industry with his wonderful work for “The Uncanny X-Men”, The Sensational She-Hulk”, “The Fantastic Four”, “Wonder Woman”, “Superman” and the “Incredible Hulk”.  But also, for his creator-owned work on […]

Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight – Issue #63 – August 1994 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight – Issue #63 YEAR: August 1994 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Denny O’Neil Penciller: Barry Kitson Inker: Scott Hanna Letterer: Willie Schubert Colorist: Digital Chameleon Assistant Editor: Chuck Kim Associate Editor: Jim Spivey Editor: Archie Goodwin Batman created by Bob Kane From 1993 to 1994, DC Comics wrote one of the largest hyped stories in those two years revolving around Batman. As Batman’s back […]