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 […]

Alpha Flight vol. 1, Issue #1 – August 1983 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Comics vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: August 1983 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Creator/Writer/Artist: John Byrne Letterer by Joe Rosen Colorist: Andy Yanchus Editor: Denny O’Neill Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter While we often saw superhero groups from America, Europe or superheroes from other planets show up on the pages of Marvel Comics, rarely have we seen […]

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 […]

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, […]

Silver Surfer vol. 2, issue #2 – August 1987 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Silver Surfer vol. 2, issue #2 YEAR: August 1987 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Story by Steve Englehart Pencils and Colors: Marshall Rogers Inks: Joe Rubinstein  Letters: John Workman Editor:  Michael Higgins Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter The Silver Surfer has been an iconic Marvel Comics character since his debut back in 1966 for “Fantastic Four” issue #48. […]

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 […]

X-O Manowar vol. 1, Issue #1 – February 1992 (Valiant Comics)

TITLE: X-O Manowar vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: February 1992 COMPANY: Valiant Comics Writer: Jim Shooter and Steve Englehart Layouts: Barry Windsor-Smith Finished Art: Bob Layton with John Holdredge Colorist: Jorge Gonzalez Letterer: Jade Editor: D. David Perlin In 1992, then Valiant Editor-in-Chief and also writer Jim Shooter and artist Bob Layton created X-O Manowar. […]