Paul Kupperberg, born in a little log cabin he helped his father build in Brookln New York, is the writer of the best-selling and critically-acclaimed Life With Archie: The Married Life Magazine for Archie Comics (nominated for a 2012 Eisner Award in the Best Publication for Young Adults category). His young adult novel, Archie Comics: Kevin, will be published in April 2013 by Grossett & Dunlap/Penguin Books. He is also the writer of hundreds of books, stories, comic books, and newspaper comic strips.
He has written such comic book characters as Superman, Superboy, Supergirl, Vigilante, Power Girl, Aquaman, Green Lantern, Doom Patrol, Captain America, Conan, Captain Action, Archie, The Simpsons, Johnny Bravo, Scooby Doo, and dozens of others. He is the creator of the comic series Arion, Lord of Atlantis, Checkmate, and Takion, has written on-line web animation, the syndicated Superman and Tom & Jerry newspaper strips, the feature “Trash” for England’s 2000 A.D. magazine, humor and parody for Marvel’s Crazy Magazine and Weekly World News, stories featuring Star Trek, Dr. Who, the Phantom, Batman, the Green Hornet, and the Lone Ranger as well as stories for various fantasy and horror anthologies, more than a dozen young adult non-fiction books on subjects ranging from history and science to biography and pop culture, the Spider-Man novels Crime Campaign and Murdermoon for Pocket Books, the young adult novel Wishbone: The Sirian Conspiracy (with Michael Jan Friedman), the humor book Jew-Jitsu: The Hebrew Hands of Fury, the novel JSA: Ragnarok, storybooks featuring Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman for Stone Arch Books, and color & activity books featuring such DreamWorks properties as King Fu Panda, Penguins of Madagascar, Puss In Boots, and MegaMind for Dalmatian Publishing.
Paul’s mystery novel The Same Old Story, set in the comic book industry of the 1950s, is available as an eBook on Amazon.com, as are his short story collections, In My Shorts: Hitler’s Bellhop and Other Stories and Two Tales of Atlantis.
His latest projects include ReDeus: Divine Tales (a new anthology created with Bob Greenberger and Aaron Rosenberg, published by Crazy 8 Press) and LatchKeys Chapter 4: Bootleg Wars (part of an ongoing young adult fantasy series, also from Crazy 8 Press). His new short story, “Vodka Martini, Straight Up, Hold the Jinn” appears in R. Allen Leider’s new anthology Hellfire Lounge 3: Jinn Rummy.
In former lives, Paul has also been an Editor for DC Comics, Executive Editor of Weekly World News and Senior Editor of World Wrestling Entertainment’s WWE Kids Magazine.