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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #34 – January 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #34 YEAR: January 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Artie Simek For those who have been reading Marvel miniseries such as “Annihilation” and Secret Wars” discovered a character known as Glorian, who was planning to rebuild the universe with the help of the Shaper of Worlds after the events in Battleworld. The character Glorian […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #32 – November 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #32 YEAR: November 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen For those who have read early issues of the Fantastic Four, there are two personal storylines that involve Ben Grimm and the Storm siblings. For Ben, he has always had issues with his new rocky figure and is always hoping Reed would find […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Amazing Spider-Man issue #49 – June 1967 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Amazing Spider-Man issue #49 YEAR: June 1967 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Artist: John Romita Letterer: Sam Rosen Recently, the latest Spider-Man film titled “Spider-Man: Homecoming” was released on home video and for those who saw the movie, saw one of Spider-Man’s major enemies, the Vulture. While there are many people who have been the Vulture in the comic books, one of the well-known characters is Adrian […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Giant-Size Fantastic Four Issue #6 – October 1975 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Giant-Size Fantastic Four Issue #6 YEAR: October 1975 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written By Stan Lee Art by Jack Kirby Embellished by Joe Sinnott Lettered by Sam Rosen When Jack Kirby left Marvel Comics back in 1970, it was no surprise considering the dissatisfaction Kirby would have towards Marvel due to the lack of full creative control, unfulfilled promises, no credit for his story plotting or character creations and co-creations […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Avengers Issue #23 – December 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Avengers Issue #23 RELEASE: December 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Stan Lee Penciller: Don Heck Delineator: John Romita Letterer: Sherigail The earlier issues of “The Avengers” are always fun to read and while I don’t own many of the 1960’s issues, nevertheless each time I do, I just have a kick reading the character dynamics and seeing how much has changed today from back then. In this issue, […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #31 – October 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #31 YEAR: October 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen For those who read classic comic books from Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, especially the “Fantastic Four”, you can’t help but be amazed by how much content is featured in every issue. Case in point, “Fantastic Four” issue #31, the cover shows the […]