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The New Titans Issue #50 – December 1988 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The New Titans Issue #50 YEAR: December 1988 COMPANY: DC Comics Co-Created by Marv Wolfman and George Perez Written by Marv Wolfman Penciller: George Perez Inker: Bob McLeod Letterer: John Costanza Colorist: Adrienne Roy Editor: Barbara Kesel When George Perez left the Teen Titans comic books, many have hoped that Marv Wolfman and George Perez would reunite someday again. In December 1988, “New Teen Titans” would go through a […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Detective Comics Issue #724 – August 1998 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Detective Comics issue #724 YEAR: August 1998 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Chuck Dixon Penciler: Jim Aparo Inker: James Hodgkins Colorist: Gloria Vasquez Separator: Android Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Scott Peterson Batman created by Bob Kane In 1998, DC kicked off its Batman crossover story arc “Cataclysm” which featured Gotham City being hit by a massive earthquake. Needless to say, Bruce Wayne and others feel powerless because while they have […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Action Comics vol. 1, issue #584 – January 1987 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Action Comics vol. 1, issue #584 YEAR: January 1987 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: John Byrne Embellisher: Dick Giordano Colorist: Tom Ziuko Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Andrew Helfer Created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Schuster After DC’s restructuring of DC Comics history after “Crisis on Infinite Earths”, Writer/artist John Byrne was hired to revamp Superman. You either loved or hated what Byrne did with Superman in the ’80s, taking the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Mighty Thor vol. 1, issue #203 – September 1972 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Mighty Thor issue #203 YEAR: September 1972 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Gerry Conway Pencils by John Buscema Inkers: Vince Colletta Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Roy Thomas The relationship between Thor and his father Odin has been always rocky.  If father and son squabbles are seen as normal on Earth, Odin takes things to a higher level to show his kin some tough love. In the case of […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Green Arrow issue #1 – February 1988 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Green Arrow issue #1 YEAR: February 1988 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Mike Grell Illustrated by Ed Hannigan & Dick Giordano Colorist: Julia Lacquement Letterer:John Costanza Editor: Mike Gold One of the most well-known artist/writers in which fans can expect quality is Mike Grell. Known for his work on “Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes”, it was his work on “Green Lantern/Green Arrow” but most importantly, his work with “The […]

Batman Issue #422 – August 1988 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman Issue #421 YEAR: August 1988 COMPANY: DC Comics Created by Bob Kane Writer: Jim Starlin Penciler: Dick Giordano Inker: Joe Rubinstein and Steve Mitchell Colorist: Anthony Tollin Letterer: John Costanza Edited by Denny O’Neil Two days ago, I wrote about Jim Starlin and what he has done for Marvel Comics and DC Comics and prior to “A Death in the Family”, he wrote a two-issue arc about a […]