My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]