Diversity, Surreality & Mythology in “DOCTOR FATE”

Diversity, Surreality & Mythology in “DOCTOR FATE” 960 300 Paul Levitz

Over his decades at DC ComicsPaul Levitz has gone from writer to publisher and back again. And while he’s been contributing stories to the DC Universe since the launch of the New 52, he feels a change in the incoming “Doctor Fate.”

“I think it’s the best thing I’ve done since I came back to writing,” Levtiz told CBR News about the new series launching this Wednesday, June 17, with artist Sonny Liew. The series reenvisions the frequently white, square-jawed Golden Age hero Kent Nelson as Khalid Nassour — an Egyptian-American medical student torn not only by two cultures but also by the powers of Nabu that are thrust upon him as the gods imperil earth.

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