My Comic Book Journey

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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Warstrike vol. 1, issue #1 – May 1994 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Warstrike vol. 1, issue #1 YEAR: May 1994 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Written by Dan Danko Penciler: Hoan Nguyen Inker: Bob Downs Letterer: Dave Lanphear Colorist: Tim Devar Interior Color: Violent Hues  Editor: Roland Mann I wrote about my love for Ultraverse back in the day.  But there are a few comics that if you asked me what they are about, I wouldn’t remember.  Not sure if it’s because they […]

Rune vol. 1, Issue #1 – January 1994 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Rune vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: January 1994 COMPANY: Ultraverse Writer: Barry Windsor Smith & Chris Ulm Drawn by Barry Windsor Smith Inker: Alex Bialy & John Floyd Letterer: Patrick OwsleyGail Beckett Colored by Keith Conroy & Barry Windsor Smith Computer Colored by Jennifer Schellinger Rune Created by Barry Windsor Smith & Chris Ulm For the Ultraverse, Malibu Comics went promotion-heavy with the announcement that Barry Windsor Smith had […]

Giant Size Mantra vol. 1, issue #1 – July 1994 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Giant Size Mantra vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: July 1994 COMPANY: Ultraverse Writer: Mike W. Barr Penciller: Mark Heike Inker:  Ken Branch Letterer: Gail Beckett Editor: Chris Ulm 1994.  I suppose the writing was on the wall that things were not going well with Malibu Comics and its imprint, Ultraverse. With Editor-in-Chief Chris Ulm writing about the enormous number of comic book titles and how to avoid “Fear of […]

Prime vol. 1, Issue #1 – June 1993 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Prime – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: August 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Written by Len Strazewski and Gerard Jones Artist: Norm Breyfogle Letterer: Paul Mounts Editor: Chris Ulm Color Design: Paul Mounts Many comic books have their primary super heroes.  Super heroes that represent the company as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman have represented DC Comics, Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk and Thor representing Marvel Comics, […]

Prototype Vol. 1, Issue #1 – August 1993 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Prototype – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: August 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Written by Tom Mason and Len Strazewski Artists: David Ammerman & James Pascoe Letterer: Tim Eldred Editor: Chris Ulm Color Design: Paul Mounts Back in 1993, Tom Mason (best known for his Malibu Comics series “Dinosaurs for Hire”) and Len Strazewski (known for writing “Starman” after Roger Stern left the series and as the man who killed […]

The Solution vol. 1, issue #0 – January 1994 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: The Solution vol. 1, Issue #0 YEAR: January 1994 COMPANY: Ultraverse Writer: James D. Hudnall Penciller: Darick Robertson Inker: Barbara Kaalberg Letterer: Tim Eldred Cover Colorists: Albert Calleros Color Designers: Micky Rose, Keith Conroy, Moose Baumann, Tim Divar Interior Colorists: Bu’ Tones Editor: Hank Kanalz In 1993, Ultraverse unveiled their covert team that would take on lucrative job offers no matter the risk.  The team is known as The […]