My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The New Mutants vol. 1 – Issue #25 – March 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The New Mutants vol. 1 – Issue #25 YEAR: March 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Chris Claremont Penciler: Bill Sienkiewicz Colorist: Glynis Wein Letterer: Orzechowski & Buhalis Editor: Ann Nocenti Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Back in 1982, many people were excited when writer Chris Claremont and artist Bob McLeod created the New Mutants. But when Chris Claremont teamed up with Bill Sienkiewicz, “The New Mutants” went darker and dare I […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Uncanny X-Men vol. 1, Issue #162 – October 1982 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Uncanny X-Men vol. 1, Issue #162 YEAR: October 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Chris Claremont Pencils: Dave Cockrum Inks: Bob Wiacek  Colorist: Glynis Wein Letterer: Tom Orzechowski  Editor: Louise Jones  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter If you are a fan of the “Uncanny X-Men”, could you remember the first issue you have ever purchased? For me, it was “Uncanny X-Men” issue #162 featuring Logan on the front cover.  And […]

Sabre vol. 1, issue #1 – August 1982 (Eclipse Comics)

TITLE:Sabre vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: August 1983 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Co-Creator: Don McGregor Artist/Co-Creator: Paul Gulacy Lettered by Annette Kawecki Colorist: Glynis Wein Editor: Tom Orzechowski Back in August 1978, Eclipse Comics released the first modern graphic novel, “Sabre” which was created by writer Don McGregor and Paul Gulacy. The series is set after the country was devastated by a nuclear holocaust and the world is ruled by the […]

Dazzler vol. 1, issue #1 – March 1991 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Dazzler vol. 1, issue 1 YEAR: March 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Tom DeFalco Penciler: John Romita, Jr. Inker: Alfredo Alcala Colorist: Glynis Wein Letterer: Joe Rosen Editor: Louise Jones Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter In 1980, the comic book character Dazzler (Alison Blaire) first appeared in “Uncanny X-Men” issue #130. Originally developed as a cross-promotional, multimedia creation between Marvel Comics and Casablanca Records, the character would be created by a […]

The New Mutants vol. 1, issue 1 – March 1983 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The New Mutants vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: March 1983 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Co-Created and Written by Chris Claremont  Co-Created and Penciled by Bob McLeod Inker: Mike Gustovich  Leterrer: Tom Orzechowski  Colorist: Glynis Wein  Editor: Louise Jones  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter From 1982-1993, Marvel Comic produced a series of graphic novels known as “Marvel Graphic Novel”. As a child, I was able to purchase several of these upon release but […]

Power Pack vol. 1, Issue #1 – August 1984 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Power Pack Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: August 1984 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Script-Creators-Penciller: Louise Simonson, June Brigman Inker: Bob Wiacek Colorist: Glynis Wein Letterer: Joe Rosen Editor: Carl Potts Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter It was 1984 and I was a kid who picked up his first issue of writer Louise Simonson and artist June Brigman’s first issue of “Power Pack”. A series that lasted for 62 issues and had a […]