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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Marvel Tales vol. 1, issue #106 – August 1979 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Tales vol. 1, Issue #106 YEAR: August 1979 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Scripter: Gerry Conway Artist: Ross Andru  Inkers: F. Giacoia/D.Hunt    Letterer: J. Costanza Colorist: Dave Hunt Editor: Roy Thomas When it came to reading reprints of classic Marvel Comics, one title that one could always count on was “Marvel Tales”. While the original release were annuals (two issues released in 1964-1965) that were 25 cents, by 1966, […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Flash vol. 31, Issue #275 – July 1979 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The Flash vol. 31, Issue #275 YEAR: July 1979 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Cary Bates Artist: Alex Saviuk Inker: Frank Chiaramonte Colorist: Gene D’Angelo Letterer: T. Klein Editor: Ross Andru In the late ’70s and with a new creative direction had taken place prior as longtime Flash artist Irv Novick, stepped away from drawing “The Flash” after the arrival of new editor Ross Andru, needless to say, no one […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Flash vol. 31, Issue #276 – August 1979 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The Flash vol. 31, Issue #276 YEAR: August 1979 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Cary Bates Artist: Alex Saviuk Inker: Frank Chiaramonte Colorist: Gene D’Angelo Letterer: Ben Oda Editor: Ross Andru In the late ’70s and with a new creative direction had taken place prior as longtime Flash artist Irv Novick, stepped away from drawing “The Flash” after the arrival of new editor Ross Andru, needless to say, no one […]

Conqueror of the Barren Earth Issue #1 – 1984 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Conqueror of the Barren Earth Issue #1 YEAR: 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Gary Cohn Artist: Ron Randall Colors by R. Le Rose Letterer: P. Felix Editor: Ross Andru In the 63rd issue of “The Warlord” (Nov. 1982), a backup story called “Barren Earth” was created by writer Gary Cohn (best know for his work on “Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld”) and artist Ron Randall. A few years later, a […]

The Warlord – vol. 6, Issue #48 – August 1981 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The Warlord – vol. 6, Issue #48 YEAR: August 1981 COMPANY: DC Comics Written and Illustrated by Mike Grekk Inker: Vince Colletta Colorist: Adrienne Roy Letterer: Ben Oda Editor: Ross Andru In the late ’70s, it was a creative time for DC Comics.  Experimentation with different types of stories and what would entertain reading audiences beyond superhero books but for DC Comics, the swords and sorcery genre was not […]