Part 1 focuses on Levitz’s early years, starting when he launched a fanzine at the age of 14 that brought him into contact with creators, retailers, and Direct Market pioneer Phil Seuling. In Part 3, he discusses how Image changed contracts with creators, how Marvel’s purchase of Heroes World changed distribution for DC, and how he thinks comic shops will evolve in the future.
We are also making available lightly edited transcripts of the interview, in three parts:
ICv2 Interview Transcript: Paul Levitz, Part 1
ICv2 Interview Transcript: Paul Levitz, Part 2
ICv2 Interview Transcript: Paul Levitz, Part 3
This interview and article are part of ICv2's Comics Direct Market 50th Anniversary celebration; for more, see "Comics Direct Market 50th Anniversary."
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