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? […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1, Issue #248 – January 1984 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1, Issue #248 YEAR: January 1984 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Roger Stern Pencils/Breakdowns: John Romita, Jr./Ron Frenz Finishes: Bret Breeding/Terry Austin Letterer: Diana Albers/Joe Rosen Colors: Bob Sharen/Christie Scheele Editor: Bob DeNatale Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Back in the ’80s,  Marvel Comics would have “Assistant Editor’s Month”, a time when all […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Avengers vol. 1, Issue #177 – November 1978 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Avengers vol. 1, Issue #177 YEAR: November 1978 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer/Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Penciler: Dave Wenzel Inkers: P. Marcos & R. Villamonte Letterer: Denise Wohl Colorist: Nel Yomtov Editor: Roger Stern While the name Korvac probably doesn’t mean anything to today’s comic book readers, nor do I blame them as the name […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Marvel Fanfare vol. 1, Issue #21 – July 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Fanfare Vol. 1, Issue #21 YEAR: July 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Jim Starlin Pencils/Inker: Al Milgrom Letterer: Annette Kawecki Colorist: Christie Scheele Editor: Al Milgrom Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Marvel Comics unveiled “Marvel Fanfare”, a bi-monthly comic book series, which ran for 60 issues from 1982-1991. The series was created to showcase […]

Alpha Flight vol. 1, Issue #12 – July 1984 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Comics vol. 1, Issue #12 YEAR: July 1984 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Creator/Writer/Artist: John Byrne Letterer by Michael Higgins Colorist: Andy Yanchus Editor: Denny O’Neill Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter John Byrne has established himself as a legend in the comic book industry with his wonderful work for “The Uncanny X-Men”, The Sensational She-Hulk”, “The Fantastic […]

Fantastic Four: A Death in the Family Issue #1 – July 2006 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four: A Death in the Family YEAR: July 2006 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Kart Kesel Pencils: Lee Weeks Inks: Rob Campanella Finishes: Tom Palmer Colors: Sotocolor’s J. Brown Letters: Artmonkey’s Dave Lanphear Editor: Molly Lazer Editor-in-Chief: Joe Quesada Publisher: Dan Buckley As a big fan of the “Fantastic Four”, I came across a […]

Marvel Two-in-One Annual #7 – 1982 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Two-in-One Annual #7 YEAR: 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Tom DeFalco Pencils: Ron Wilson Inkers: Camp, Esposito, Giacoia, Green, Gil and Stone Letters: Jim Novak Colors: George Roussos Editor: Jim Salicrup Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Back in 1978, DC Comics unveiled their cosmic boxing match between Superman vs. Muhammad Ali. A popular storyline written […]

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 […]