My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Mighty Thor vol. 1, issue #203 – September 1972 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Mighty Thor issue #203 YEAR: September 1972 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Gerry Conway Pencils by John Buscema Inkers: Vince Colletta Letterer: John Costanza Editor: Roy Thomas The relationship between Thor and his father Odin has been always rocky.  If father and son squabbles are seen as normal on Earth, Odin takes things to a higher level to show his kin some tough love. In the case of […]

The Warlord – vol. 6, Issue #48 – August 1981 (DC Comics)

TITLE: The Warlord – vol. 6, Issue #48 YEAR: August 1981 COMPANY: DC Comics Written and Illustrated by Mike Grekk Inker: Vince Colletta Colorist: Adrienne Roy Letterer: Ben Oda Editor: Ross Andru In the late ’70s, it was a creative time for DC Comics.  Experimentation with different types of stories and what would entertain reading audiences beyond superhero books but for DC Comics, the swords and sorcery genre was not […]

Team America – Vol. 1, Issue 1 (June 1982) (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Team America Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: June 1982 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Scripter/Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter Penciller: Mike Vosburg Inker: Vince Colletta Letterer: Jim Novak amd Joe Rosen Colorist: Christie Scheele Conceived by Ed Hannigan and Jim Shooter Back in May 1992, a motorcross group known as Team America would make their debut in “Captain America” issue #269. As toy collaborations with comic book series and animated series were common […]