My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Spider-Girl vol. 1, Issue #1 – October 1998 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Spider-Girl vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: October 1998 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Tom DeFalco Penciler: Pat Oliffe Inker: Al Williamson Colorist:  Christie Scheele Letterer: Janice Chiang Chief: Bob Harras The year 1998 and Marvel Comics debuted MC2 (Marvel Comics 2), featuring an alternative future timeline for the Marvel Universe. Conceived by Tom DeFalco, the storyline takes place 15 years later and among the titles released were “A-Next” (a new […]

Rom Spaceknight vol. 1, Issue #36 – November 1982 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Rom Spaceknight vol. 1, Issue #36 YEAR: November 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Bill Mantlo Penciler: Sal Buscema Inker: Akine E. Garvey Letterer: Janice Chiang  Colors: Ben Sean  Editor: Ann Nocenti  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Back  in the 70s, Scott Dankman, Richard C. Levy and Bryan L. McCoy created “Rom”.  A toy originally named COBOL, after the programming language, but when the toy was sold to Parker Brothers, executives […]

Hardware vol. 1, issue #1 – April 1993 (Milestone Media)

TITLE: Hardware vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: April 1993 COMPANY: Milestone Media Writer: Dwayne McDuffie Penciller: Denys Cowan Inker: Jimmy Palmiotti Colorist: Noelle Giddings Letterer: Janice Chiang Back in 1993, the comics world would see a major milestone taking place in the industry, a comic book imprint founded by African-American artists and writers under a major comic book company, DC Comics. Created for the fact that minorities were underrepresented, Milestone […]