Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Uncanny X-Men vol. 1, Issue #162 – October 1982 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Uncanny X-Men vol. 1, Issue #162 YEAR: October 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Chris Claremont Pencils: Dave Cockrum Inks: Bob Wiacek  Colorist: Glynis Wein Letterer: Tom Orzechowski  Editor: Louise Jones  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter If you are a fan of the “Uncanny X-Men”, could you remember the first issue you have ever purchased? […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Image United Issue #1 – November 2009 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Image United Issue #1 YEAR: November 2009 COMPANY: Image Comics Art by Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino Story by Robert Kirkman Layout by Rob Liefeld Colors by Nikos Koutsis, Mike Toris Lettering by Tom Orzechowski Back in 1993 and 1994, Valiant Comics and Image Comics joined forces […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Savage Dragon Issue #185 – March 2013 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Savage Dragon Issue #185 YEAR: March 2013 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer/Artwork: Erik Larsen Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Colorist: Nikos Koutsis  Flats: Mike Toris  Editor: Gavin Hiccingotham Savage Dragon has saved humanity from diabolical supervillains and even people of his own race, but with every battle, there has been destruction and unfortunately, collateral damage. And because […]

Star Wars vol. 1, Issue #2 – August 1977 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Star Wars vol. 1, Issue #2 YEAR: August 1977 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Scripter/Editor: Roy Thomas Illustrator: Howard Chaykin Embellisher/Colorist: Steve Leialoha Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Back in 1977, Marvel Comics released a six-issue comic adaptation based on the film,  “Star Wars” film, “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope”. Originally, Marvel was hesitant of […]

Sabre vol. 1, issue #1 – August 1982 (Eclipse Comics)

TITLE:Sabre vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: August 1983 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer/Co-Creator: Don McGregor Artist/Co-Creator: Paul Gulacy Lettered by Annette Kawecki Colorist: Glynis Wein Editor: Tom Orzechowski Back in August 1978, Eclipse Comics released the first modern graphic novel, “Sabre” which was created by writer Don McGregor and Paul Gulacy. The series is set after […]

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 […]

The New Mutants vol. 1, issue 1 – March 1983 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The New Mutants vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: March 1983 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Co-Created and Written by Chris Claremont  Co-Created and Penciled by Bob McLeod Inker: Mike Gustovich  Leterrer: Tom Orzechowski  Colorist: Glynis Wein  Editor: Louise Jones  Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter From 1982-1993, Marvel Comic produced a series of graphic novels known as “Marvel Graphic […]