Supergirl

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 April 4th, 2013

The first words Carmine Infantino ever spoke to me, one day in 1971, were, “Belay the ‘mister,’ lieutenant! Call me…Carmine!”

The circumstances were these: I was sixteen years old and, with Paul Levitz, friend and co-editor of Etcetera, the monthly fanzine we were then producing, I was visiting the offices of DC Comics at 909 Third Avenue.… 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 October 18th, 2011

A fine time was had by all! Met friends old and new, talked some business, took some pictures:

Me and the cover to the first LIFE WITH ARCHIE collection at the Archie Comics Booth
Power Girl and me
Me and Supergirl
Me and Plastic Man
From left to right: letterer extraordinaire John Workman, DC writer/production whiz Bob Rozakis, me (kneeling), DC writer/editor Jack C.
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