Paul levitz 75 years dc comics

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75 Years Of DC Comics. The Art of Modern Mythmaking by Paul Levitz

Super heroes from the Atom to Zatara: 75 years of DC Comics

In 1935, DC Comics founder Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson published New Fun No. 1, the first comic book with all-new, original material—at a time when comic books were mere repositories for the castoffs of the newspaper strips. What was initially considered to be disposable media for children was well on its way to becoming the mythology of our time—the 20th century’s answer to Atlas or Zorro. More than 40,000 comic books later, in honor of the publisher’s 75th anniversary, TASCHEN has produced the single most comprehensive book on DC Comics, in an XL edition even Superman might have trouble lifting. More than 2,000 images—covers and interiors, original illustrations, photographs, film stills, and collectibles—are reproduced using the latest technology to bring the story lines, the characters, and their creators to vibrant life as they’ve never been seen before. Telling the tales behind the tomes is 38-year DC veteran Paul Levitz, whose in-depth essays trace the company’s history, from its pulp origins through to the future of digital publishing.

Year-by-year timelines that fold out to nearly four feet and biographies of the legends who built DC make this an invaluable reference for any comic book fan.
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75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date. For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. Javascript is not enabled in your browser. Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser. This new edition brings you all the same DC glory in a more compact format. He returned to writing in with a new series of Legion stories and other projects.

Writer, editor, and publisher, Paul Levitz has been active through two ages of the comic book industry, and over 35 years of working within DC Comics. This month, we were able to get some unique perspective about the business from Paul Levitz and get his thoughts on the history of DC Comics, his history with DC, the experience of returning to familiar territory, and the evolution of the industry. How does it feel to be back on the book that made you famous? These are characters that I liked as a kid, and that I had a lot of fun writing. The heavier narrative caption, the kind of thing I used to use for the Legion as Encyclopedia Galactica, those things are pretty interesting to try on with the different tools.

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More than 40, comic books later, in honor of the publisher's 75th anniversary, Telling the tales behind the tomes is year DC veteran Paul Levitz, whose.
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  1. Mauli N. says:

    In , DC Comics founder Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson published New Fun No. 1, the first comic book with all-new, original material—at a time when.

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  3. Maddison M. says:

    The Art of Modern Mythmaking Hardcover – June 3, In , DC Comics founder Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson published New Fun No. 1?the first comic book with all-new original material?at a time when comic books were mere repositories for the castoffs of the newspaper strips.

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