My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Marvel Tales vol. 1, issue #106 – August 1979 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Tales vol. 1, Issue #106 YEAR: August 1979 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Scripter: Gerry Conway Artist: Ross Andru  Inkers: F. Giacoia/D.Hunt    Letterer: J. Costanza Colorist: Dave Hunt Editor: Roy Thomas When it came to reading reprints of classic Marvel Comics, one title that one could always count on was “Marvel Tales”. While the original release were annuals (two issues released in 1964-1965) that were 25 cents, by 1966, […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Mighty Thor vol. 1, issue #203 – September 1972 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Mighty Thor issue #203 YEAR: September 1972 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Gerry Conway Pencils by John Buscema Inkers: Vince Colletta Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Roy Thomas The relationship between Thor and his father Odin has been always rocky.  If father and son squabbles are seen as normal on Earth, Odin takes things to a higher level to show his kin some tough love. In the case of […]

Peter Parker,The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1, Issue #1 – December 1976 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Peter Parker,The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: December 1976 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer/Editor: Gerry Conway Artist/Storyteller: Sal Buscema Inker/Embellisher: Mike Esposito Letterer: Joe Rosen Colorist: Dave Hunt   Spider-Man.  By the 1970’s, he has three comic book series: “Amazing Spider-Man”, “Marvel Team-Up” and the reprint series, “Marvel Tales”. But by the mid-70’s, the cost of printing and the dwindling page count put Marvel in a situations where […]

Justice League of America, Vol. 23, Issue 207 (October 1982) (DC Comics)

TITLE:  Justice League of America – Vol. 23, Issue 207 YEAR: October 1982 COMPANY: DC Comics Written by Gerry Conway Artists: Don Heck & Romeo Tanghal Letterer: Ben Oda   Colorist: Carl Gafford   Plot Consultant: Roy Thomas   Editor: Len Wein Another issue from 1982 that I remember very well. As a fan of the Justice League of America, Justice Society of America and the All Star Squadron, to have this team […]