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DC Comics comic book scripts from Paul Levitz. These scripts 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.
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You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Paul Levitz Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Paul Levitz, 2018
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.