Irv Novick

Paul Kupperberg on February 18th, 2020

Part 2 of “One Among the Stars,” a Tale of the Green Lantern Corps from Green Lantern #158 (November 1982), courtesy of me, penciler Irv Novick, inker and letterer Bruce Patterson, colorist Tom Zuiko, and editor Ernie Colon.

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Paul Kupperberg on February 16th, 2020
The legendary Joe Giella and me, at the 2019 Terrificon.

This is one of those stories that always makes the little fan inside of me giggle in happiness and delight. It has nothing to do with the script I’d written and everything to do–as my fellow fans of a certain age will surely understand–with the two men who drew it: Penciller, Irv Novick and inker, Joe Giella.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on December 12th, 2019

From Detective Comics #489 (April 1980), a rare solo Commissioner Gordon story, this as one of the “Tales of Gotham City” feature in the then jumbo-sized Dollar Comic format. Art is by the great Irv Novick, with inks by Steve Mitchell.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on July 19th, 2018

Text features used to be a thing in comic books. Not just letter columns or chatty behind-the-scenes pieces like you get today, but actual short prose stories (often illustrated) starring the characters featured in the title. Stan Lee’s first published story was a Captain America prose story in that title’s third issue in 1941.… 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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