My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #2 – April 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #2 YEAR: April 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Louise Simonson Penciler: Greg LaRocque Inker: Jim Mooney Letterer: Phil Felix Colorist: Dr. Martin Editor: Jim Owsley Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Peter Parker was able to rid himself of the black alien symboiote costume thanks to finding a bell and the alien symbiote gave Parker what he wanted, even going as far to save him. As […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #1 – April 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Web of Spider-Man vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: April 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Louise Simonson Penciler: Greg LaRocque Inker: Jim Mooney Letterer: Janice Chang Colorist: George Roussos Editor: Danny Fingeroth & Jim Owsley Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Many long time readers were in shock when Marvel announced they were going to end the first volume at issue #150 and in its place, to give Spider-Man his third comic book […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills Graphic Novel – 1983/2011 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills Graphic Novel YEAR: 1983/2011 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Chris Claremont Artist: Brent Anderson Colorist: Steve Oliff Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Editor: Louise Simonson Back in 1982, comic book fans wanted to get their hands on a Marvel Graphic Novel. These issues would feature stories not conforming to the Comic Code Authority and Marvel Comics were no doubt on a role with “The Death of […]

Power Pack vol. 1, Issue #1 – August 1984 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Power Pack Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: August 1984 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Script-Creators-Penciller: Louise Simonson, June Brigman Inker: Bob Wiacek Colorist: Glynis Wein Letterer: Joe Rosen Editor: Carl Potts Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter It was 1984 and I was a kid who picked up his first issue of writer Louise Simonson and artist June Brigman’s first issue of “Power Pack”. A series that lasted for 62 issues and had a […]