My Comic Book Journey

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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Iron Man vol. 1, issue #199 – October 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Iron Man vol. 1, issue #199 YEAR: October 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Denny O’Neil Penciler: Herb Trimpe Inker: Akin & Garvey Letterer: Rick Parker Colorist: Bob Sharen Editor: Mark Gruenwald Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter From the early-to-mid ’80s, there was a slow tearing down of Tony Stark.  From his alcoholism to watching Stark International being taken over by Obadiah Stane and renames the company Stane International.  While James […]

Shogun Warriors vol. 1, Issue #1 – February 1979 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Shogun Warriors vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: February 1979 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Doug Moench Artist: Herb Trimpe Inker: Dan Green Letterer: Jim Novak Colorist: Andy Yanchus Editor: Al Milgrom Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter When I was a child, my favorite toys were Shogun Warriors.  These robots were the precursor to Transformers and were the toys that man kids wanted in the ’70s and collectors try to find and purchase […]

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero vol. 1, Issue #1 – June 1982 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: June 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Scripter: Larry Hama Penciler: Herb Trimpe, Don Perlin Inker: Bob McLeod, Jack Abel Letterer: Jim Novak, Rick Parker Colorist: Glynis Wein Editor: Tom DeFalco Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Back in the early ’80s, I was a young boy that was addicted to four toylines: “Star Wars”, “G.I. Joe”, “Masters of the Universe” and “Transformers”. […]