My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

The New Mutants vol. 1, issue 1 – March 1983 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The New Mutants vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: March 1983 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Co-Created and Written by Chris Claremont  Co-Created and Penciled by Bob McLeod Inker: Mike Gustovich  Leterrer: Tom Orzechowski  Colorist: Glynis Wein  Editor: Louise Jones  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter From 1982-1993, Marvel Comic produced a series of graphic novels known as “Marvel Graphic Novel”. As a child, I was able to purchase several of these upon release but […]

ICON vol. 1, Issue #1 – May 1993 (Milestone Media)

TITLE: ICON Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: May 1993 COMPANY: Milestone Media Writer: Dwayne McDuffie Penciller: M.D. Bright Inker: Mike Gustovich Colorist: Rachelle Menashe, James Sherman, Noelle Giddings Letterer: Steve Dutro Back in 1993, the comics world would see a major milestone taking place in the industry, a comic book imprint founded by African-American artists and writers under a major comic book company, DC Comics.  Created for the fact that […]

Last Days of the Justice Society of America Special – 1986 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Last Days of the Justice Society of America Special YEAR: 1986 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Editor: Roy Thomas Penciller: David Ross Inker: Mike Gustovich Co-Plotter: Dann Thomas Letterer: David Cody Weiss Colorist: Carl Gafford With the success of the 1985 DC Comics mini-series “America vs. the Justice Society of America”, in 1986, Roy Thomas, David Ross and Mike Gustovich created the “Last Days of the Justice Society of America” Special. […]