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Doctor Fate #1 645 996 Paul Levitz

Doctor Fate #1

With art by Sonny Liew PREMIERE ISSUE — You thought global warming was bad? Anubis, the Egyptian Lord of Dead, is preparing the flood to wash the world away. Standing in his way? An overwhelmed Brooklyn med student who’s been handed the helmet of Fate, without an instruction manual.

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Doctor Fate #1 / cover B 455 700 Paul Levitz

Doctor Fate #1 / cover B

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

Diversity, Surreality & Mythology in “DOCTOR FATE”

Over his decades at DC Comics, Paul 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…

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World’s Finest Vol. 5: Homeward Bound 474 730 Paul Levitz

World’s Finest Vol. 5: Homeward Bound

  When Power Girl and Huntress learn that their home world still exists, the heroines decide to return to the ruins of Earth 2, only to discover they’ve arrived just when they were needed most! Collects WORLDS’ FINEST #22-26 and WORLDS’ FINEST: FUTURES END #1.

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Convergence: World’s Finest #1 650 1000 Paul Levitz

Convergence: World’s Finest #1

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS! Read the most unusual tale in all of Convergence! The Seven Soldiers of Victory regroup to defend their city against the Qward invasion, while cartoonist Scribbly Jibbet transcribes their adventures.

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What Happens When You Answer Your Mail 150 150 Paul Levitz

What Happens When You Answer Your Mail

Got a lovely note the other day via FB, in response to my usual query to people asking to “friend” me (“”Thanks, but can you tell me why you want to friend me?”).  The writer said she was a single mom, and fondly recalled me taking the time to send a letter back to her…

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Old Photos 150 150 Paul Levitz

Old Photos

Digging through the files found some old photos, including this one of the 1973 New York Comic Art Convention, with me at what was almost certainly DC’s first ever convention booth. The con was held at what’s now the Grand Hyatt on 42 Street, formerly the Commodore (after Commodore Vanderbilt, the namesake of the nearby…

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Farewell to SEVEN SOLDIERS & SCRIBBLY JIBBET In CONVERGENCE: WORLD’S FINEST 150 150 Paul Levitz

Farewell to SEVEN SOLDIERS & SCRIBBLY JIBBET In CONVERGENCE: WORLD’S FINEST

For Paul Levitz, the goal of his Convergence: World’s Finest issues is to give a fitting farewell and tribute to the characters he’s writing — in the vein of Alan Moore’s Whatever Happened to the Man of Steel? Keeping Moore’s legendary Superman story in mind, Levitz found an innovative way to bid farewell to the Seven Soldiers of…

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The Power of Comics (2nd Ed.): History, Form, and Culture 412 636 Paul Levitz

The Power of Comics (2nd Ed.): History, Form, and Culture

Fully revised and updated for its second edition, The Power of Comics remains the most authoritative introduction to comic books and graphic novels – the history of the medium, its many forms and manifestations and their place in contemporary culture. The new edition includes: An expanded historical section bringing the story of comic books up to the…

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World’s Finest Vol.4: First Contact 474 726 Paul Levitz

World’s Finest Vol.4: First Contact

  Power Girl and Huntress meet Superman and Batman for the first time in these tales from WORLDS’ FINEST #18-22 and BATMAN/SUPERMAN #8-9! How can the teams stop Kaizen Gamorra’s plot to depower Power Girl and unlock the secrets of the Superman of Earth 2?

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