My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Action Comics vol. 1, issue #584 – January 1987 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Action Comics vol. 1, issue #584 YEAR: January 1987 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: John Byrne Embellisher: Dick Giordano Colorist: Tom Ziuko Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Andrew Helfer Created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Schuster After DC’s restructuring of DC Comics history after “Crisis on Infinite Earths”, Writer/artist John Byrne was hired to revamp Superman. You either loved or hated what Byrne did with Superman in the ’80s, taking the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Blackhawk Issue #1 – March 1989 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Blackhawk Issue #1 YEAR: March 1989 COMPANY: DC Comics Writer: Martin Pasko Artist: Rick Burchett Inker: John Dell Letterer: Steve Hayne¬† Colorist: Tom Ziuko¬† Associate Editor: Brian Augustyn Editor: Mike Gold Back in 1941, for “Military Comics” from Quality Comics, Chuck Cuidera, Bob Powell and Will Eisner would create “Blackhawk”, a mysterious man who leads a small team of World War II-era ace pilots known as the Blackhawks. And […]

Action Comics Issue #600 – May 1988 (DC Comics)

TITLE: Action Comics Issue #600 YEAR: 1988 COMPANY: DC Comics Story & Breakdowns: John Byrne Finishes: George Perez Colors: Tom Ziuko Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Mike Carlin Assistant Editor: Renee Witterstaetter The year was 1988 and Action Comics would reach its 600th issue before being renamed to “Action Comics Weekly” with issue #601 and would continue being a weekly until issue #642. But to kick off the Golden Anniversary Issue […]

The Comet Issue #15 – September 1992 (Impact Comics)

TITLE: The Comet Issue #15 YEAR: September 1992 COMPANY: Impact Comics Script by Mark Waid Pencils by Kevin West Inks by Bruce N. Solotoff Lettering by Tim Harkins Coloring by Tom Ziuko Cover by Mike Netzer Edited by DWZ Once upon a time, DC Comics created an imprint known as Impact Comics which was to be aimed at younger audiences and to reach out to kids who were not aware […]