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At a Glance
Arranged to 2 Series:
DC Comics comic book scripts from Paul Levitz. These scripts such as these shed a light on the collaborative process in mainstream comics, allowing researchers to determine what contributions in the finished comic come from the writer and which from the artists.
Using the Collection
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This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Paul Levitz Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Paul Levitz is a comics editor, writer, and served as DC Comics President & Publisher from 2001-2009. He received the Inkpot, Clampett Humanitarian and ComicsPro Industry Appreciation Awards, and serves on the board of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Levitz is primarily known for his work for DC Comics, where he has written the Justice Society, Superman in both comics and the newspaper strip, and The Legion of Super-Heroes. Levitz has written over 300 stories with sales of over 25 million copies. His work has been translated into over 20 languages.