My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Spider-Man: Blue vol. 1, Issue #4 – October 2002 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Spider-Man: Blue vol. 1, Issue #4 YEAR: October 2002 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Storytellers: Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale (Illustrator) Colorist: Steve Buccellato Letterer: Richard Starkings & Comicraft’s Wes Design: Comicraft’s John Roshell Editor: Bronwyn Taggart With the success of “Daredevil: Yellow”, writer Jeph Loeb and illustrator Tim Sale returned with a six-issue limited series titled “Spider-Man: Blue”. The story would take place during a time when Peter Parker is […]

Batman issue #497 – July 1993 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Batman Issue #497 YEAR: 1993 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Doug Moench Artist: Jim Aparo Inker: Dick Giordano Colorist: Adrienne Roy Letterer: Richard Starkings Asst. Editor: Jordan B. Gorfinkel Editor: Dennis O’Neil Batman created by Bob Kane One of the largest events from DC Comics, next to the “Death of Superman” was the “Knightfall” series which been hyped of Bane breaking Batman’s back and literally leaving Bruce Wayne paralyzed. The […]

Spider-Man Team-Up Featuring X-Men vol. 1, issue #1 – December 1995 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Spider-Man Team-Up Featuring X-Men vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: December 1995 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Story by Mark Waid and Tom Peyer Pencils: Ken Lashley Inker: Vince Russell and Al Milgrom Letters: Richard Starkings and Comicraft Colors: Tom Smith Edits: Tom Brevoort Chief: Bob Budiansky Special Thanks to Scott Lobdell And today’s random pull from my comic book is “Spider-Man Team-Up” issue #1. During the mid-90s, I became displeased with […]

Daydreamers Issue #1 – August 1997 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Daydreamers Issue #1 YEAR: August 1997 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Plot by J.M. DeMatteis Script by Todd Dezago Pencils by Martin Egeland Inks by Howard M. Shum Lettering by Richard Starkings & Comicraft Colors by Kevin Somers  Editor: Mark Bernardo  Howard the Duck is Created by Steve Gerber Back in 1997, the Marvel Universe was rocked by the corporeal psychic entity known as Onslaught.  The X-Men, the Avengers and the […]

X-Factor Vol. 1, Issue 85 (December 1992) (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: X-Factor vol. 1, Issue 85 YEAR:  December 1992 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Peter David Pencils: Jae Lee Letterer: Richard Starkings Inks: Al Milgrom Editor: Kelly Corvese Colors: Glynis Oliver Group Editor: Bob Harras Editor in Chief: Tom Defalco It was the X-title crossover for 1992/1993. “X-Cutioner’s Song” was a 12-part crossover which was featured in “Uncanny X-Men”, “X-Men”, “X-Factor” and “X-Force” and would kick off with Lila Cheney organizing […]