In a world where print is being eased out by digital, he remains devoted to the power and influence of paper and newsprint.
And when word of that economic debacle spread, the government said it would ration imports of newsprint.
He thought they should only be printed on newsprint, that they should remain disposable.
As advertising trends have grown weaker, newsprint prices have been climbing.
Often, the newsprint reads, the fires were battled at abandoned houses.
Their names seldom appeared in newsprint, or over the Berlin radio.
But words of newsprint broke through this factitious barrier.
When next he spoke it was from behind the shelter of his newsprint shield, and his voice seemed choked.
My imagination raced through columns of newsprint in which the Metamorphizer was made the butt of reporters' humor.