My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #31 – October 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #31 YEAR: October 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen For those who read classic comic books from Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, especially the “Fantastic Four”, you can’t help but be amazed by how much content is featured in every issue. Case in point, “Fantastic Four” issue #31, the cover shows the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, issue #30 – September 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #30 YEAR: September 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Art Simek The Fantastic Four, what I loved about how Stan Lee and Jack Kirby did with this series was to showcase them in all their faults and glories.  By no means was this group perfect and in the earlier years, they were still trying […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #29 – August 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #29 YEAR: August 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen I wrote about how “The Fantastic Four” was among my favorite comic books to read as a child.  I loved the intelligence and action that went into the series and it’s one of the few series in my life that I told myself […]

Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #38 – May 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #38 YEAR: May 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen When it comes to Marvel Comics, I’m often asked what my favorite series of all time is. I have collected many of the top tier titles from Marvel Comics but there is only one series that was created in the ’60s that I […]

Wonder Woman vol. 2, Issue #124 – August 1997 (DC Comics)

TITLE:Wonder Woman vol. 2, issue #124 YEAR: August 1997 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Artist: John Byrne Colorist: Patricia Mulvihill Editor: Paul Kupperberg Assistant Editor: Jason Hernandez-Robenblatt Wonder Woman was created by William Moulton Murston The Demon was created by Jack Kirby Wonder Woman and Artemis.  Two characters who are Amazon that would cross paths numerous times to the point that Wonder Woman was defeated and Artemis would then take up the […]

The Sandman – Master of Nightmares vol. 2, Issue #4 – August-September 1975 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The Sandman – Master of Nightmares vol. 2, Issue #4 YEAR: August – September 1975 COMPANY: DC Comics Art by Jack Kirby and Mike Royer Editor: Joe Orlando Script by Michael Fleischer Many years before Neil Gaiman’s “Sandman” and years after DC Comics created the Sandman (Wesley Dodds) of Justice Society of America sporting a green business suit, fedora and gas mask, in the ’70s a new Sandman was […]