Weapons of Mutant Destruction: Alpha Issue #1 – August 2017 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Weapons of Mutant Destruction: Alpha Issue #1 YEAR: August 2017 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Mahmud Asrar Colorist: Nolan Woodard Letterer: VC’s Joe Caramagna Cover Artist: Skan Editor: Mark Paniccia  Editor-in-Chief: Axel Alonso In 2017, Marvel announced that the Weapon X program, which has long been decommissioned would be back and now […]

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 […]

The Incredible Hulk – vol. 1, Issue #122 – December 1969 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Incredible Hulk vol. 1, issue #122 YEAR: December 1969 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Roy Thomas Artist: Herbe Trimpe Letterer: Artie Simek Editor: Stan Lee Back in 1959, Marvel Comics released “Tales to Astonish”, a science-fiction anthology. While the majority of the stories featured mystery/suspense, the comic book series would introduce Henry Pym (The […]

Strange Tales Issue #116 – January 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Strange Tales Issue #116 YEAR: January 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Stan Lee Drawn by Dick Ayers Inker: Geo.Bell Letterer: R. Holloway   Back in 1951, Marvel Comics would unveil its horror anthology, “Strange Tales”.  While popular, because of the Comics Code which was established in 1954, the code prohibited graphic horror, so no […]

Patsy Walker a.k.a. Hellcat! TPB – July 5, 2016 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Patsy Walker a.k.a. Hellcat! TPB YEAR: July 2016 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Kate Leth Artists: Brittney L. Williams & Natasha Allegri Color Artists: Megan Wilson & Natasha Allegri Letterers: VC’s Clayton Cowles with Joe Sabino Assistant Editor: Chris Robinson Editor: Wil Moss I have written about Patsy Walker & Hedy Wolfe, two friends/rivals and […]

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 […]

Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #38 – May 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #38 YEAR: May 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen When it comes to Marvel Comics, I’m often asked what my favorite series of all time is. I have collected many of the top tier titles from Marvel […]

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 […]