Deconstructing Comics #635: Dan Mishkin Talks ‘Amethyst’

by Hannah Means Shannon

The Deconstructing Comics Podcast is back tonight with an all-star interview for us…
Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld
Dan Mishkin has worked on many different superhero properties, especially for DC — big names such as Batman and Wonder Woman, as well as characters that he helped to create, such as Blue Devil and Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld. Tim has been reading the original 1983 Amethyst series, and in part one of his talk with Dan, we get some of the background on the series: the development of the idea, the intended audience, death in the series, why the second series came to be, Amy Winston’s unpublished Jewish backstory, and, if Dan could do Amethyst again, would he do anything differently?
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