My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Suicide Squad Issue #10 – February 1988 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Suicide Squad Issue #10 RELEASE: February 1988 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: John Ostrander Penciller: Luke McDonnell Inker: Bob Lewis Letterer: Todd Klein Colorist: Julianna Perriter Editor: Robert Greenberger For those who watched the film “Suicide Squad”, about a top secret government projected headed by Amanda Waller utilizing supervillains to carry out secret missions for reduced prison sentences. Back in the ’80s, you have a female Rambo-like soldier named Duchess […]

Arion: Lord of Atlantis vol. 1, Issue #1 – November 1982 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Arion: Lord of Atlantis vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: November 1982 COMPANY: DC Comics Co-Created: Paul Kupperberg and Jan Duursema Writer: Paul Kupperberg Artist: Jan Duursema Colorist:  Tatjana Letterer: Todd Klein Co-Editors: Ernie Colon & Laurie Sutton Like “Arak” which began in an appearance of DC Comics’ “Warlord”, “Arion: Lord of Atlantis” would also debut in “Warlord” issue #55 (March 1982) courtesy of writer Paul Kupperberg and artist Jan […]

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 […]

Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew! vol. 1, issue #1 – March 1981 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew! vol. 1, issue #1ue 1 YEAR: March 1981 COMPANY: DC Comics Written by Roy Thomas Penciler: Scott Shaw Inker: Bob Smith Letterer: Todd Klein Colorist: Carl Safford Editor: Dick Giordano When I started mycomicbookjourney.com, my original pick to kick things off was “Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew!”. Growing up, I bought every issue, read each comic many times.  So badly […]