My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Deathlok vol. 1, issue #1 – July 1991 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Deathlok vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: July 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Dwayne McDuffie/Gregory Wright Penciler: Denys Cowan Inker: Mike Manley Colorist: Gregory Wright Letterer:  Ken Lopez Editor: Tom Brenoort Executive Editor: Bob Budansky Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco Before Dwayne McDuffie and Denys Cowan would go on to create the Milestone Universe for DC Comics imprint, Milestone Comics, two years prior, they would create a comic book series featuring a heroic […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Infinity Gauntlet – vol.1, issue #1 – July 1991

TITLE: The Infinity Gauntlet – vol.1, issue #1 YEAR: July 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Jim Starlin Pencils: George Perez Inkers: Josef Rubinstein with Tom Christopher Colored by Max Scheele Lettered by Jack Morelli Editor: Craig Anderson Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco In 1991, Jim Starlin and artists Geoerge Perez and Ron Lim would collaborate in the six-issue limited series “The Infinity Gauntlet”. Considered as one of the best Thanos storylines […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars vol. 1, Issue #1 – May 1984 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: May 1984 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Jim Shooter Penciller: Michael Zeck  Inker: John Beatty  Letter: Joe Rosen  Colorist: Christie Scheele  Editor: Tom DeFalco In my very first post for, I wrote about “Contest of Champions” being an epic limited series.  It was the first for Marvel Comics but what followed in 1984 was truly epic and it would […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Wonder Man – Issue #4 – December 1991 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Wonder Man – Issue #4 YEAR: December 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Gerard Jones Penciler: Jeff Johnson Inker: Jan Anton Harps Colorist: Joe Rosas Letterer: Pat Brosseau Editor: Fabian Nicieza  Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco Simon Williams, the son of rich industrialist Sanford Williams (owner of Williams Innovations), became wealthy after his father’s debt and competed against Stark Industries.  But after his brother Eric gets Simon to embezzle funds from the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Excalibur vol. 1, issue #42 – October 1991 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Excalibur vol. 1, issue #42 YEAR: October 1991 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written/Pencils by Alan Davis Inker: Mark Farmer Letterer: Michael Heisler Colorist: Glynis Oliver   Editor: Terry Kavanagh Editor-in-Chief: Tom DeFalco  Excalibur was created by Chris Claremont and Alan Davis Back in the ’90s, as I was enjoying the X-titles, “Excalibur” was fascinating.  It was unlike other X-Men titles and had a lot of humor, it helps that you had […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Wolverine Issue #50 – January 1992 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Wolverine Issue #50 YEAR: June 1984 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Editor/Co-Creator: Mike W. Barr Artist/Co-Creator: Jim Aparo Colorist: Adrienne Roy Larry Hama is best known for his work on G.I. Joe but with issue #47 of “Wolverine”, Larry Hama was brought in to become the new writer, while Marv Silvestri was brought in to be the new artist. Many Hama fans were excited to hear Hama would be the new […]