Julius Schwartz

Julius Schwartz
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Julius Schwartz, editor for DC Comics at the San Diego Comic-Con International in 2002
Born(1915 -06-19)June 19, 1915[1]
The Bronx, New York City, New York
DiedFebruary 8, 2004(2004-02-08) (aged 88)
New York City, New York
Area(s)Editor, publisher, writer, literary agent
Pseudonym(s)Julie Schwartz

Julius "Julie" Schwartz (s/; June 19, 1915 – February 8, 2004) was a comic book editor, and a science fiction agent and prominent fan. He was born in The Bronx, New York. He is best known as a longtime editor at DC Comics, where at various times he was primary editor over the company's flagship superheroes, Superman and Batman.

He was inducted into the comics industry's Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1996 and the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1997.

Early life

Born on June 19, 1915 to Romanian Jewish parents Joseph and Bertha[2] who emigrated from a small town outside Bucharest, Romania. Julius and his parents resided at 817 Caldwell Avenue in The Bronx. He graduated at age seventeen from Theodore Roosevelt High School in The Bronx.

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