On My Affection For The Avengers 150 150 Paul Levitz

On My Affection For The Avengers

I came to Marvel relatively late: my comics reading began with the Weisinger-edited Superman titles in the early sixties, and moved from there to the broader DC line slowly.  I…

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Questions I haven’t gotten asked… 150 150 Paul Levitz

Questions I haven’t gotten asked…

I’ve probably done dozens of interviews and convention panels over the years, maybe a hundred?  Some questions come up over and over, and at this point trigger almost prerecorded answers.  Some, of…

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On Lucien’s Origin 150 150 Paul Levitz

On Lucien’s Origin

Tex Blaisdell was a long time comics pro, both skilled and well liked, but by the early 1970s, not in top form.  He’d done work on many newspaper comic strips,…

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A Thought About Sandman 150 150 Paul Levitz

A Thought About Sandman

I don’t think anyone likely to be reading this website isn’t going to check out the new SANDMAN series when it drops on Netflix this Friday, and based on what…

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A confession about the Stranger 150 150 Paul Levitz

A confession about the Stranger

For the ancient history buffs, the Phantom Stranger launched as a title of his own in 1952, at a time when it was pretty rare for DC to debut a…

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Learning 150 150 Paul Levitz


One thing that worries me about the increasing trend of virtual offices is the learning process.  In some fields, very specifically comics but I’m sure others as well, much of the…

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Remembering An Old Friend 150 150 Paul Levitz

Remembering An Old Friend

It’s July 4th weekend, a time when many fans of my generation remember the amazing time we had at the New York Comicons of the 1970s.  Everyone’s memories of great…

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Readings & Writings 150 150 Paul Levitz

Readings & Writings

Here’s an author and body of work that isn’t usually high on the list for comics folks, but that I recommended several times to writers taking on Superman.  Zenna Henderson…

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Ages 150 150 Paul Levitz


So the scheme of sorting comics history into Ages was mostly influenced by those of us who were disproportionately fans of the super hero material.  That classification scheme gave us…

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Teaching & Learning 150 150 Paul Levitz

Teaching & Learning

I’ve been teaching on an undergrad and graduate level at a number of colleges for the last dozen years or so, usually 3-4 classes per term.  I don’t teach required…

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