Superboy

Paul Kupperberg on May 1st, 2021

(This essay was originally written for a collection spotlighting the artists who followed Superman co-creator Joe Shuster on the comics and syndicated newspaper strip. A small portion of the piece was cannibalized for the “My Favorite 13 Win Mortimer Golden Age DC Comics Covers” column on the 13th Dimension website celebrating Win’s May 1 birthday.)… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on December 13th, 2019

I’d later do a close to two year run as the writer of Superboy with Kurt Schaffenberger, but I believe this was the first time the legendary artist of Captain Marvel and Lois Lane ever drew one of my scripts. From Detective Comics #485 (August-September 1979), a Hudson Collage-era Robin the Boy Wonder in “The Case of the Cavorting Corpse!”… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on June 19th, 2012

I cried the day Julie Schwartz died. It was February 8, 2004, a Sunday, and Paul Levitz called me that morning to deliver the news. My then wife and I had family coming over later in the day for a visit, but I spent that Sunday in numb shock over the loss of that dear, dear man.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on August 9th, 2010

Superboy © DC Comics

The Adventures of Superboy #55, that is.

Or, should I say, the unpublished Adventures of Superboy #55!

In 1984, I was the writer on the monthly Superboy title (as well as the monthly Supergirl, and probably a quarter of the other Superman titles, including DC Comics Presents) when we got canceled in the middle of a story.… Read the rest

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