Alvin Schwartz

Paul Kupperberg on April 15th, 2017
The Week of December 8, 1958
Written by: Alvin Schwartz
Art by: Curt Swan and Stan Kaye
Superman and all related characters & elements © DC Entertainment
 
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Paul Kupperberg on April 8th, 2017
The Week of November 24, 1958
Written by: Alvin Schwartz
Art by: Curt Swan and Stan Kaye
Superman and all related characters & elements © DC Entertainment
 
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Paul Kupperberg on April 1st, 2017
The Week of November 17, 1958
Written by: Alvin Schwartz
Art by: Curt Swan and Stan Kaye
Superman and all related characters & elements © DC Entertainment
 
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Paul Kupperberg on March 25th, 2017
The Week of November 10, 1958
Written by: Alvin Schwartz
Art by: Curt Swan and Stan Kaye
Superman and all related characters & elements © DC Entertainment
 
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Paul Kupperberg on March 18th, 2017
The Week of November 3, 1958
Written by: Alvin Schwartz
Art by: Curt Swan and Stan Kaye
Superman and all related characters & elements © DC Entertainment
 
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Paul Kupperberg on March 11th, 2017
The Week of October 27, 1958
Written by: Alvin Schwartz
Art by: Curt Swan and Stan Kaye
Superman and all related characters & elements © DC Entertainment
 
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Paul Kupperberg on March 4th, 2017
The Week of October 20, 1958
Written by: Alvin Schwartz
Art by: Curt Swan and Stan Kaye
Superman and all related characters & elements © DC Comics

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Paul Kupperberg on February 26th, 2017
The Week of October 13, 1958
Written by: Alvin Schwartz
Art by: Curt Swan and Stan Kaye
Superman and all related characters & elements © DC Comics

From out of the old file cabinet:

An eight week run of the 1958 Superman syndicated newspaper strip, distributed by the McClure Newspaper Syndicate, featuring a Bizarro story line.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on February 29th, 2016

Another installment of the column I wrote for Bookgasm.con in 2008:

capescowls Books with no pictures in them? What would comic book writers know about those?

More than you might think, at least in the last quarter century or so. Sure, there’s always been the occasional comic book writer who broke out of the funny book ghetto and made the move to writing prose (Mickey Spillane, William Woolfolk, Gardner Fox, Alvin Schwartz, to name a few off the top of my head), but for the most part, comic book writers stuck with the medium what brung ‘em.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on January 26th, 2014

ditko_bannerI love the way the history of the comics industry is “debated” on the internet.

Proclamations are made. Decisions about who created what are boldly and confidently made. Judgments about individuals involved in said creations are passed.

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