Alex Saviuk

Paul Kupperberg on February 6th, 2020

For editor Julie Schwartz, I wrote the alliteratively titled “Secret of the Shooting Star,” an 8-page Wally West/Kid Flash back-up for The Flash #265 (September 1978). Art was by Alex Saviuk and Bob Smith, lettering by Milt Snappin, and coloring by Mario Sen.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on January 8th, 2016

Ehapa-Red-BlueIn the 1980s, Ehapa, the publisher to which DC Comics licensed its German (other other countries) reprints, was asking DC Comics for as much new Superman material as the company could provide. At the time, Superman was appearing in Superman, Action Comics, DC Comics Presents, and World’s Finest, but there was apparently an insatiable appetite for more Man of Steel for this part of the European market.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on January 1st, 2016

Cancelled-Comic-Cavalcade-1-Page-1The legendary “DC Implosion” of June 1978 (leading to the sudden cancellation of twenty-six new titles that were in various states of production when the hammer fell) lead to the creation of another legend:

Cancelled Comics Cavalcade.

CCC was a black and white Xeroxed two-volume collection of all the stories and covers that had to be shelved because of the cancellations.… Read the rest

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