Episode #14: Paul Levitz (When We Last Left Our Heroes)
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Paul Levitz is a legend in the comic book business. Writer. Editor. He was president of DC Comics from 2002–2009. He has been with the company for over 35 years. Along with publisher Jenette Kahn and managing editor Dick Giordano, Paul Levitz was responsible for hiring such writers as Marv Wolfman and Alan Moore, artists such as George Pérez, Keith Giffen, and John Byrne. He was a key player in the revitalisation of DC’s comic book heroes in the 1980s.
This week on When We Last Left Our Heroes, Umapagan Ampikaipakan speaks to Paul Levitz about his early years at DC Comics, about just how the comic book business has changed in 2015, and about how American myth-making has since gone global.
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