My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Wonder Man – Issue #4 – December 1991 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Wonder Man – Issue #4 YEAR: December 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Gerard Jones Penciler: Jeff Johnson Inker: Jan Anton Harps Colorist: Joe Rosas Letterer: Pat Brosseau Editor: Fabian Nicieza  Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco Simon Williams, the son of rich industrialist Sanford Williams (owner of Williams Innovations), became wealthy after his father’s debt and competed against Stark Industries.  But after his brother Eric gets Simon to embezzle funds from the […]

Green Lantern vol. 3, Issue #46 – October 1993 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Green Lantern Issue #46 YEAR: October 1993 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Gerard Jones Penciller: M.D. Bright Inker: Romeo Tanghal Colorist: Anthony Tollin Letterer: Albert De Guzman Asst. Editor: Eddye Berganza Editor: Kevin Dooley As DC Comics saw the success of the “Death of Superman” and milked it with the “Return of Superman” and also the emergence of those who became a replacement for the iconic hero, there was no […]

Urusei Yatsura: The Return of Lum Issue #1 – 1994 (Viz Select Comics)

TITLE: Urusei Yatsura: The Return of Lum Issue #1 YEAR: March 1983 COMPANY: Viz Select Comics Story and Art by Rumiko Takahashi Translation by Gerard Jones and Mari Morimoto Editors: Satoru Fujii & Annette Roman Executive Editor: Seiji Hirobuchi Publisher: Keizo Inoue Back in 1977, mangaka (manga artist) Rumiko Takahashi created a short story called “Those Selfish Aliens” and after that short story was nominated for Shogakukan’s “Best New comic […]

Prime vol. 1, Issue #1 – June 1993 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Prime – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: August 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Written by Len Strazewski and Gerard Jones Artist: Norm Breyfogle Letterer: Paul Mounts Editor: Chris Ulm Color Design: Paul Mounts Many comic books have their primary super heroes.  Super heroes that represent the company as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman have represented DC Comics, Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk and Thor representing Marvel Comics, […]

Solitaire vol. 1, Issue #1 – November 1993 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Solitaire – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: November 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Written by Gerard Jones Penciller: Jeff Johnson Inker: Barbara Kaalberg Letterer: Tim Eldred Color Design: Keith Conroy Editor: Mark Kanalz Interior Colorists: Foodhammer Back in 1993,  writer Gerard Jones and artist Jeff Johnson created a new Ultraverse superhero known as Solitaire.  With only 12 issues published (after it’s eighth issue, the series was changed into a mini-series […]

Guy Gardner vol. 1, Issue #1 – October 1992 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Guy Gardner Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: October 1992 COMPANY: DC Comics Writers: Gerard Jones Penciller: Joe Staton  Inker: Terry Beatty Colorist: Anthony Tollin Letterer: Albert De Guzman Assistant Editor: Eddie Gerganza Editor: Kevin Dooley Back in the ’90s, having characters with a rough, almost anti-hero edge was the rage. Sure, Wolverine and even Incredible Hulk have been characters in the Marvel Universe that have played the good guy […]