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Perseverance helped artist land Batman comics gig

Greg Capullo of Guilderland, the artist for DC comics' "Batman" book, autographs magazines for Shatisha Jasmine Providence and Chad Arjoon Friday after his lecture at Mont Pleasant Middle School.
Greg Capullo of Guilderland, the artist for DC comics' "Batman" book, autographs magazines for Shatisha Jasmine Providence and Chad Arjoon Friday after his lecture at Mont Pleasant Middle School.
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Batman, the masked detective of DC Comics, has been in plenty of tight spots. So has Greg Capullo. Capullo grew up on Foster Avenue in Schenectady’s Goose Hill neighborhood and said he endured emotional and physical abuse at home. He fooled around a bit in school, preferring to draw comic book characters like Captain America on the backs of his algebra tests. He dropped out of the city’s former Linton High School in 1980, before ...

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