My Comic Book Journey

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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Iron Man vol. 1, issue #199 – October 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Iron Man vol. 1, issue #199 YEAR: October 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Denny O’Neil Penciler: Herb Trimpe Inker: Akin & Garvey Letterer: Rick Parker Colorist: Bob Sharen Editor: Mark Gruenwald Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter From the early-to-mid ’80s, there was a slow tearing down of Tony Stark.  From his alcoholism to watching Stark International being taken over by Obadiah Stane and renames the company Stane International.  While James […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Green Lantern Green Arrow issue #6 – March 1984 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Green Lantern Green Arrow Issue #6 YEAR: March 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Written by Denny O’Neil Artists: Neal Adams Editor: Julius Schwartz I wrote about the controversial issue #85 of “Green Lantern Green Arrow” and how issues #84 and #85 were reprinted in 1984 ala “Green Lantern Green Arrow” issue #5. And how the naive Olly and also Hal Jordan were totally oblivious as Speedy was trying to get […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Green Lantern Green Arrow Issue #5 – February 1984 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Green Lantern Green Arrow Issue #5 YEAR: February 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Written by Denny O’Neil Artists: Neal Adams Editor: Julius Schwartz In 1971, Denny O’Neil, Neal Adams and DC Comics shocked the country for issue #85 of “Green Arrow Green Lantern” (of “Green Lantern” vol. 2 but started to incorporate Green Arrow starting with issue #76 and thus the title change). The comic showcased Speedy, Green Arrow’s ward […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Invincible Iron Man vol. 1, issue #170 – May 1983 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Invincible Iron Man vol. 1, issue #170 YEAR: May 1993 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Denny O’Neil Penciler: Luke McDonnell Inker: Steve Mitchell Letterer: Rick Parker  Colorist: Bob Sharen Editor: Mark Gruenwald  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Growing up, as a child, one of the comics I loved reading was “Tales of Suspense” from a book I rented at our school library.  Featuring the adventures of Iron Man and Captain […]

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, […]