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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Tales of the Teen Titans Issue #45 – August 1984 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Tales of the Teen Titans Issue #45 YEAR: August 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Co-Creators/Co-Editors: Marv Wolfman & George Perez Finisher: Mike DeCarlo Letterer: Ben Oda Colorist: Adrienne Roy It was not long after Tara had been killed and the betrayal on the team hit the Teen Titans pretty hard.  But because she was a former Teen Titan, they decided to have her buried as a hero, not as a […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Superman vol. 1, issue #423 – September 1986 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Superman vol. 1, issue #423 YEAR: September 1986 COMPANY: DC Comics Written By Alan Moore Art by Curt Swan and George Perez Letterer: Todd Klein Colorist: Gene D’Angelo Editor: Julius Schwartz Back in 1986, there were major changes in store at DC Comics after the changes made in 1985 with “Crisis on Infinite Earths”. As the multiverse was lessened to one single shared universe, “Superman” would also receive a […]

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: The Infinity Gauntlet – vol.1, issue #1 – July 1991

TITLE: The Infinity Gauntlet – vol.1, issue #1 YEAR: July 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Jim Starlin Pencils: George Perez Inkers: Josef Rubinstein with Tom Christopher Colored by Max Scheele Lettered by Jack Morelli Editor: Craig Anderson Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco In 1991, Jim Starlin and artists Geoerge Perez and Ron Lim would collaborate in the six-issue limited series “The Infinity Gauntlet”. Considered as one of the best Thanos storylines […]

Action Comics Issue #600 – May 1988 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Action Comics Issue #600 YEAR: 1988 COMPANY: DC Comics Story & Breakdowns: John Byrne Finishes: George Perez Colors: Tom Ziuko Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Mike Carlin Assistant Editor: Renee Witterstaetter The year was 1988 and Action Comics would reach its 600th issue before being renamed to “Action Comics Weekly” with issue #601 and would continue being a weekly until issue #642. But to kick off the Golden Anniversary Issue […]

The New Teen Titans – vol. 1, issue #16 – February 1982 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The New Teen Titans vol. 1, issue #16 YEAR: February 1992 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Co-Creators/Artist: Marv Wolfman and George Perez Embellisher: Romeo Tanshal Letterer: John Costanza Colorist: Adrienne Roy Editor: Len Wein When I was still a child, I felt that “The New Teen Titans” vol. 1, issue #16 was the ultimate issue to own. For one, I loved “The New Teen Titans” but it would introduce me to […]