My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Savage Dragon Issue #155 – December 2009 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Savage Dragon Issue #155 YEAR: December 2009 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer/Artwork: Erik Larsen Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Colors: Steve Oliff From the first issue of the “Savage Dragon” mini-series, we learned that Savage Dragon was found on Earth with no memories and was given a chance to be a hero. In issue #155, we learn that Darklord wanted Dragon to go to Earth in hopes to transfer Darkworld for Earth, […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Savage Dragon Issue #152 – September 2009 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Savage Dragon Issue #152 YEAR: September 2009 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer/Artwork: Erik Larsen Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Colors: Nikos Koutsis Flats: Mike Toris We have seen the Savage Dragon die a few times and be mourned by family and friends. With issue #52, Paul Dragon has died and his family and friends mourn him.  While his teenage son Malcolm believes he is still alive. Meanwhile, a dragon with fangs and […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: SuperPatriot Issue #2 – September 1993 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Superpatriot Issue #5 YEAR: September 1993 COMPANY: Image Comics Creator/Scripter: Erik Larsen Plotter/Storyteller: Keith Giffen Penciler/Inker: Dave Johnson Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Colorist: Lovern Kindzierski Color Separation: Digital Chameleon Editor: Jannie Wong If you have read “Savage Dragon”, one will recognize the name SuperPatriot. An American superhero named Johnny Armstrong who fought in World War II, he was captured by the Nazis and was used as a guinea pig and […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Savage Dragon Issue #226 – August 2017 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Savage Dragon Issue #226 YEAR: August 2017 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer/Artist/Inker: Erik Larsen Colors: Nikos Koutsis Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Flats: Mike Toris Editor: Gavin Hiccinbotham Paul Dragon, the original Savage Dragon is dead. With the multiverse now combined and everyone having all these memories from various alternate worlds, there is a lot of confusion going around in the world. And suffice to say, many people are pissed. Issue #226 […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Savage Dragon Mini-Series – Issue #2 – October 1992 (Image Comics)

TITLE: The Savage Dragon Mini-Series Issue #2 YEAR: October 1992 COMPANY: Image Comics Creator/Writer/Artist/Inker: Erik Larsen Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Colorist: Gregory Wright Editor: Jannie Wong Color Separation: Olyoptics As I went into a brief history of Erik Larsen and the Savage Dragon, the second issue of the mini-series featured Savage Dragon as a Chicago Police Dept. officer and taking on super-powered villains that have been causing mayhem throughout the city. […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Dart issue #1 – February 1996 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Dart issue #1 YEAR: February 1996 COMPANY: Image Comics Story by Bruce Love, Julie Ditrich Art: Joseph Szekeres Letters: Chris Eliopoulos Film Separations: In Color Editor/Dart Creator: Erik Larsen Back in 1992, the character Dart (Jill August) was introduced in “Savage Dragon” issue #2.   Created by Erik Larsen, the character would be a main member of “Freak Force” which had its own comic book series. She was an interesting […]