My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Tales of the Teen Titans Annual #3 – 1984 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Tales of the Teen Titans Annual #3 YEAR: 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Co-Creator: Marv Wolfman & George Perez Letter: Ben Oda Finishers: Mike DeCarlo + Dick Giordano Colorist: Adrienne Roy Back in the ’80s, while “X-Men” was a popular series of the time, one other superhero group bested the mutant comic book in sales and that was writer Marv Wolfman and artist George Perez’ “New Teen Titans” (which would […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Action Comics vol. 1, issue #584 – January 1987 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Action Comics vol. 1, issue #584 YEAR: January 1987 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: John Byrne Embellisher: Dick Giordano Colorist: Tom Ziuko Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Andrew Helfer Created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Schuster After DC’s restructuring of DC Comics history after “Crisis on Infinite Earths”, Writer/artist John Byrne was hired to revamp Superman. You either loved or hated what Byrne did with Superman in the ’80s, taking the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Green Arrow issue #1 – February 1988 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Green Arrow issue #1 YEAR: February 1988 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Mike Grell Illustrated by Ed Hannigan & Dick Giordano Colorist: Julia Lacquement Letterer:John Costanza Editor: Mike Gold One of the most well-known artist/writers in which fans can expect quality is Mike Grell. Known for his work on “Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes”, it was his work on “Green Lantern/Green Arrow” but most importantly, his work with “The […]

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 […]

Batman issue #497 – July 1993 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman Issue #497 YEAR: 1993 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Doug Moench Artist: Jim Aparo Inker: Dick Giordano Colorist: Adrienne Roy Letterer: Richard Starkings Asst. Editor: Jordan B. Gorfinkel Editor: Dennis O’Neil Batman created by Bob Kane One of the largest events from DC Comics, next to the “Death of Superman” was the “Knightfall” series which been hyped of Bane breaking Batman’s back and literally leaving Bruce Wayne paralyzed. The […]