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: Savage Dragon Issue #152 – September 2009 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Savage Dragon Issue #152 YEAR: September 2009 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer/Artwork: Erik Larsen Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Colors: Nikos Koutsis Flats: Mike Toris We have seen the Savage Dragon die a few times and be mourned by family and friends. With issue #52, Paul Dragon has died and his family and friends mourn him.  While his teenage son Malcolm believes he is still alive. Meanwhile, a dragon with fangs and […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Spawn Kills Everyone! Issue #1 – September 2016 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Spawn Kills Everyone! Issue #1 YEAR: September 2016 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer: Todd McFarlane Art: JJ Kirby Color: FCO Plascenscia Letterer: Tom Orzechowski Editor: Todd McFarlane Spawn created by Todd McFarlane Back in 1995, the alternate storyline “The Punisher Kills the Marvel Universe” was no doubt a big hit! And since then, there have been numerous stories featuring Deadpool killing the Marvel Universe and sure enough, Todd McFarlane has […]

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 […]

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? For me, it was “Uncanny X-Men” issue #162 featuring Logan on the front cover.  And […]