My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills Graphic Novel – 1983/2011 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills Graphic Novel YEAR: 1983/2011 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Chris Claremont Artist: Brent Anderson Colorist: Steve Oliff Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Editor: Louise Simonson Back in 1982, comic book fans wanted to get their hands on a Marvel Graphic Novel. These issues would feature stories not conforming to the Comic Code Authority and Marvel Comics were no doubt on a role with “The Death of […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Savage Dragon Issue #155 – December 2009 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Savage Dragon Issue #155 YEAR: December 2009 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer/Artwork: Erik Larsen Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Colors: Steve Oliff From the first issue of the “Savage Dragon” mini-series, we learned that Savage Dragon was found on Earth with no memories and was given a chance to be a hero. In issue #155, we learn that Darklord wanted Dragon to go to Earth in hopes to transfer Darkworld for Earth, […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Spawn – Special 25th Anniversary Edition – Issue #1 – August 2017 (Image Comics)

  TITLE: Spawn – Special 25th Anniversary Edition – Issue #1 YEAR: August 2017 COMPANY: Image Comics Story, Pencils & Inks by Todd McFarlane Letters: Tom Orzechowski  Color: Steve Oliff I have already blogged about “Spawn” issue #1 (1992), but with numerous Image Comics titles that are still ongoing and are celebrating their 25th anniversary, as Savage Dragon celebrated with their 225th issue, Todd McFarlane did something different to celebrate […]

Death: The High Cost of Living Issue #1 – March 1993 (Vertigo)

TITLE: Death: The High Cost of Living Issue #1 YEAR: March 1993 COMPANY: Vertigo Created by Neil Gaiman and Mike Dringenberg Written by Neil Gaiman Penciller: Chris Bachalo Inker: Mark Buckingham Letterer: Todd Klein Colorist: Steve Oliff Editor: Karen Berger, Lisa Aufenanger With “Sandman” vol. 2, Issue #8, the character Death, created by Neil Gaiman and Mike Dringenberg made her debut. Unlike the depiction of Death as a Grim Reaper […]

Spawn vol. 1, Issue #1 – May 1992 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Spawn vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: May 1992 COMPANY: Image Comics Story, Pencils & Inks by Todd McFarlane Letters by Tom Orzechowski Color by Steve Oliff   Editor: Wanda Kolomyjec I have discussed the emergence of Image Comics and the talent behind the original startup. But if there is one Image Comics comic book at launch that did remarkably well, it would be Todd McFarlane’s “Spawn”. Best known for […]