My Comic Book Journey

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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: 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: Kull, the Destroyer vol. 1, Issue #17 – October 1976 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Kull, the Destroyer vol. 1, issue #17 YEAR: October 1976 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Doug Moench Artists: Alfredo Al-Kull-A (Alfredo Alcala) & Ed Hannigan Colorist: Hugh Paley Letterer: Annette K. Editor: Roy Thomas As Marvel Comics experienced a sales boom thanks to “Conan the Barbarian” (created by Robert E. Howard back in 1932 for “Weird Tales” magazine) in the ’70s, Robert E. Howard had another character that he created years […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Mighty Thor vol. 1, issue #203 – September 1972 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Mighty Thor issue #203 YEAR: September 1972 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Gerry Conway Pencils by John Buscema Inkers: Vince Colletta Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Roy Thomas The relationship between Thor and his father Odin has been always rocky.  If father and son squabbles are seen as normal on Earth, Odin takes things to a higher level to show his kin some tough love. In the case of […]

Star Wars vol. 1, Issue #2 – August 1977 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Star Wars vol. 1, Issue #2 YEAR: August 1977 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Scripter/Editor: Roy Thomas Illustrator: Howard Chaykin Embellisher/Colorist: Steve Leialoha Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Back in 1977, Marvel Comics released a six-issue comic adaptation based on the film,  “Star Wars” film, “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope”. Originally, Marvel was hesitant of taking on “Star Wars” because simply, comic book adaptations rarely did well.  But with the […]

On DVD: With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story

The following DVD review was featured on J!-ENT “With Great Power… The Stan Lee Story” is a fantastic documentary honoring the comic book legend who has created many characters that many generations have grew up and loved. His legacy will continue to live on forever and at 94-years-old, while Stan Lee continues to appear at conventions and appear on film, its amazing how he continues to touch the lives of […]