My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Silver Surfer vol. 2, issue #2 – August 1987 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Silver Surfer vol. 2, issue #2 YEAR: August 1987 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Story by Steve Englehart Pencils and Colors: Marshall Rogers Inks: Joe Rubinstein¬† Letters: John Workman Editor:¬† Michael Higgins Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter The Silver Surfer has been an iconic Marvel Comics character since his debut back in 1966 for “Fantastic Four” issue #48. The character about a young astronomer named Norrin Radd from the planet Zenn-La saved his […]

X-O Manowar vol. 1, Issue #1 – February 1992 (Valiant Comics)

TITLE: X-O Manowar vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: February 1992 COMPANY: Valiant Comics Writer: Jim Shooter and Steve Englehart Layouts: Barry Windsor-Smith Finished Art: Bob Layton with John Holdredge Colorist: Jorge Gonzalez Letterer: Jade Editor: D. David Perlin In 1992, then Valiant Editor-in-Chief and also writer Jim Shooter and artist Bob Layton created X-O Manowar. One of the successful titles of Valiant Comics, the original series ran for 68 issues.¬† […]

Mister Miracle vol. 5, Issue #19 – September 1977 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Mister Miracle vol. 5, issue 19 YEAR: September 1977 COMPANY: DC Comics Written by Steve Englehart Artist: Marshall Rogers, Ilya Hunch Color: Liz Berube Lettering: Morris Waldinger From 1970-1973, the legendary Jack Kirby’s “Fourth World” (which included “The New Gods”,”The Forever People” and “Mister Miracle”) comic book titles was released and entertained readers who wanted something new and fresh from the comic book legend. The connection to the DC […]

The Strangers – Vol. 1, Issue 1 (June 1993) (Ultraverse/Malibu Comics)

TITLE: The Strangers vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: June 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Author: Steve Englehart Penciller: Rick Hoberg Letterer: Tim Eldred Inker: Tim Burgard Editor: Chris Ulm Color Design: Paul Mounts When Ultraverse was unleashed to the public, I was one of the fans who were captivated by the storyline, the characters and the whole universe. If Freex were the outsiders who were living in constant fear and formed […]