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 Warlord” that would earn him the respect from the industry […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Blackhawk Issue #1 – March 1989 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Blackhawk Issue #1 YEAR: March 1989 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Martin Pasko Artist: Rick Burchett Inker: John Dell Letterer: Steve Hayne  Colorist: Tom Ziuko  Associate Editor: Brian Augustyn Editor: Mike Gold Back in 1941, for “Military Comics” from Quality Comics, Chuck Cuidera, Bob Powell and Will Eisner would create “Blackhawk”, a mysterious man who leads a small team of World War II-era ace pilots known as the Blackhawks. And “Blackhawk” is in good company as having a title of […]

Shaman’s Tears – Vol. 1, Issue #1 – May 1993 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Shaman’s Tears #1 YEAR: May 1993 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer/Illustrator: Mike Grell Art Assistant: Brian Snoddy Color Separator: Digital Chameleon Lettering: Steve Haynie Editor: Mike Gold There’s no denying that Mike Grell is one of the most talented surviving comic book writer/artists that is still active and in high demand. With accomplishments from his work on “Green Lantern/Green Arrow”, “The Warlord”, “Green Arrow”, “Jon Sable Frelance” and “Starslayer” (to name a few). So, back in 1993, when word that […]

The Question Issue #1 – February 1986 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The Question Issue #1 YEAR: 1986 COMPANY: DC Comics Script: Dennis O’Neil Penciler: Denys Cowan Inker: Rick Magyar Letters: Gaspar Colors: Tatjana Wood Editor: Mike Gold In 1967, the character “The Question” was created by writer/artist Steve Ditko.  First appearing in Charlton Comics “Blue Beetle” issue #1, the character was acquired by DC Comics in the early 1980s and incorporated in the DC Universe. When the character debuted, the setting was in Hub City and featured an outspoken and […]