Artifacts 150 150 Paul Levitz

Artifacts

When I was a neophyte assistant editor and aspiring writer, there weren’t a wealth of books on writing comics. There were a couple of decades-old pamphlets by the already prodigiously…

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A Moment In The DC Library 960 300 Paul Levitz

A Moment In The DC Library

For a long stretch the responsibility for the DC Library went to a woman named Gerda Gattel. Gerda was a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust years in Germany, and worked…

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Huntress: Origins 600 920 Paul Levitz

Huntress: Origins

The earliest stories of Huntress, one of the Gotham City heroes featured in the upcoming Warner Bros. film Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn, are collected…

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A Stan Lee Story 150 150 Paul Levitz

A Stan Lee Story

My favorite meal with Stan was at Hamburger Hamlet in LA, probably in the early 2000s…his public ‘avatar’ wasn’t on that evening, not even to charm the waitstaff, for whatever…

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Empty chairs 150 150 Paul Levitz

Empty chairs

With the recent run of deaths of comic creators from the generation who worked from the ’50s onward, it occurs to me that depth of emotional reactions from those of…

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Moments from the Bronze 150 150 Paul Levitz

Moments from the Bronze

One of the most distinctive rituals at DC in the early 1970s was the walk down the aisle to get a cover designed. The newsstand was still virtually the only…

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Brooklyn Blood 928 1427 Paul Levitz

Brooklyn Blood

In Brooklyn, a serial killer is on the loose–and when strange clues lead down a paranormal path, a detective confronts his inner demons to solve the case. After returning from…

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Brooklyn Blood Spills To Applause 960 300 Paul Levitz

Brooklyn Blood Spills To Applause

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Comics Veteran Paul Levitz on ‘Brooklyn Blood’ and His Eisner Hall of Fame Nomination by Graeme McMillan “I like to feel that I played a part in…

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The joys of awards 1200 375 Paul Levitz

The joys of awards

I’ve been very lucky in my life to have received some lovely recognition for my work, none more so than being inducted into the Will Eisner Hall of Fame. The…

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An infuence examined 150 150 Paul Levitz

An infuence examined

Deep into a chronological binge re-reading of Ed McBain’s 87th Precinct novels, a project long on my to-do list. I was introduced to the series decades ago by Mark Hanerfeld,…

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