Paul Levitz has been a comic fan (THE COMIC READER, winner of two Best Fanzine Comic Art Fan Awards, and numerous New York Comic Art Convention program books), editor (BATMAN), writer (LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES including “The Great Darkness Saga,” selected by readers of The Comic Buyers’ Guide as one of the 20 best comic stories of the last century), and DC Comics staffer (including serving as the company's youngest editor ever, two decades as Publisher, and ending as President & Publisher). He has received the Inkpot, Clampett Humanitarian and ComicsPro Industry Appreciation Awards, and serves on the board of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
His Eisner-award-winning book, 75 YEARS OF DC COMICS: THE ART OF MODERN MYTHMAKING, was published by Taschen, and is now being issued in 5 separate volumes, starting with THE GOLDEN AGE OF DC COMICS and his 40 year association with DC Comics continues as his writing currently appears in LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES and WORLDS' FINEST.
In addition to his work as a writer, Levitz also spends time teaching, having taught courses in writing at Manhattanville College, publishing at Pace University and the American Graphic Novel at Columbia University.
SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL VOL. 2Superman Reborn! Once upon a time, a crisis that raged across infinite Earths rocked the Superman mythos to its core. Out of its ashes rose a bold new reimagining of the life and times of the Man of Steel, crafted by legendary comics writer and artist John Byrne—and the history of the Last Son of Krypton would never be the same! In this incredible volume of classic tales from Byrne and acclaimed collaborators Marv Wolfman, Jerry Ordway, Karl Kesel, and more, Superman battles to stop a gang war on the streets of Metropolis, encounters the time-traveling Legion of Super-Heroes and the extradimensional imp Mr. Mxyzptlk for the "first" time, and matches the Joker and Lex Luthor—and that's just for starters! Collecting Superman #5-11, Action Comics #588-593, Adventures in Superman #439-435, Legion of Super-Heroes #37-38, and profiles from Who's Who: Update '87, Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 2 includes more than 500 pages of groundbreaking stories from the birth of a new era for the Man of Tomorrow!
BATMAN/SUPERMAN VOL. 2: GAME OVERIssues #5-9 of the hit series are collected, along with BATMAN/SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1 and WORLDS’ FINEST #20-21 – the “First Contact” crossover epic! The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel uncover the Toymaster’s plot to create a secret, potentially deadly element in his new video game that brings to life characters created by players. And these new beings have only one goal: To kill Batman. Guest-starring the Worlds’ Finest duo of Power Girl and Huntress.
THE KAMANDI CHALLENGE
Prepare to join the industry’s top creative teams in a round-robin, no-holds-barred story-telling extravaganza titled THE KAMANDI CHALLENGE! Born from the mind of Jack Kirby, the...
CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS VOL. 4
Collecting JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #122-124, #135-137 and #147-148! In this latest collection of team-ups, meet the heroes of Earth-S, led by the Earth's Mightiest Mortal, Captain Marvel, as well as the Legion of Super-Heroes!
SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL VOL. 4
The fourth collection featuring Superman tales from the 1980s, featuring SUPERMAN #7-8, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #430-431, ACTION COMICS #590, 591, and LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #37-38! Superman encounters Rampage for the first time, has a rematch with Mammoth, contends with a mysterious Superboy, and more!
SUPERMAN VS. MONGUL
Superman battles the intergalactic conqueror known as Mongul in these tales from the late 1970s and early 1980s from DC COMICS PRESENTS #27-28, 36 and 43...
THE KAMANDI CHALLENGE
Prepare to join the industry’s top creative teams in a round-robin, no-holds-barred storytelling extravaganza titled THE KAMANDI CHALLENGE as 14 writer/artist teams take the title...
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES VOL. 3: THE FATAL FIVE
In these stories from issues #15-23, Mano, the Persuader, the Emerald Eye, Tharok and the destructive Validus have joined forces to put an end to the Legion and spread death on a...