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Paul Kupperberg on July 3rd, 2019

From my files:

The header on this typewritten script for a six-page Green Lantern mini-comic is “General Foods Canadian Comics.” I’m guessing it was a custom comic, probably one of a series from the late-1970s, probably a pack-in for some Canadian General Foods product–but I don’t recall the project, nor do I have a copy of the finished mini-comic in my files.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on September 15th, 2017

It must have been 1968, just before DC Comics (then known as National Periodical Publications, or just National) move from 575 Lexington Avenue, and I was a thirteen year old comic book reader making my first visit to the Manhattan offices of DC Comics.… 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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