My Comic Book Journey

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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Iron Man vol. 1, issue #200 – November 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Iron Man vol. 1, issue #200 YEAR: November 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Denny O’Neil Penciler: Mark Bright Inker: Ian Akin & Brian Garvey Letterer: Rick Parker Colorist: Bob Sharen Editor: Mark Gruenwald, Howard Mackie Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Obadiah Stane has made Tony Stark’s life uncomfortable.  First by buying his company, kidnapping people close to him and now doing the unthinkable, blowing up his new headquarters in the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Iron Man vol. 1, issue #199 – October 1985 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Iron Man vol. 1, issue #199 YEAR: October 1985 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Denny O’Neil Penciler: Herb Trimpe Inker: Akin & Garvey Letterer: Rick Parker Colorist: Bob Sharen Editor: Mark Gruenwald Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter From the early-to-mid ’80s, there was a slow tearing down of Tony Stark.  From his alcoholism to watching Stark International being taken over by Obadiah Stane and renames the company Stane International.  While James […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Dr. Strange, Sorcerer Supreme vol. 1, issue #31 – July 1991 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Dr. Strange, Sorcerer Supreme vol. 1, issue #31 YEAR: July 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Roy & Dann Thomas Guest Artist: Tony Dezuniga Letterer: Rick Parker Colorist: George Roussos Editor: Mike Rockwitz Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco Back in 1991, “The Infinity Gauntlet” surprised people as many heroes (and half the population) throughout the universe have went missing as Thanos was able to collect the Infinity Gems and followed the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Invincible Iron Man vol. 1, issue #170 – May 1983 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Invincible Iron Man vol. 1, issue #170 YEAR: May 1993 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Denny O’Neil Penciler: Luke McDonnell Inker: Steve Mitchell Letterer: Rick Parker  Colorist: Bob Sharen Editor: Mark Gruenwald  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Growing up, as a child, one of the comics I loved reading was “Tales of Suspense” from a book I rented at our school library.  Featuring the adventures of Iron Man and Captain […]

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero vol. 1, Issue #1 – June 1982 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: June 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Scripter: Larry Hama Penciler: Herb Trimpe, Don Perlin Inker: Bob McLeod, Jack Abel Letterer: Jim Novak, Rick Parker Colorist: Glynis Wein Editor: Tom DeFalco Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Back in the early ’80s, I was a young boy that was addicted to four toylines: “Star Wars”, “G.I. Joe”, “Masters of the Universe” and “Transformers”. […]