Aquaman

Paul Kupperberg on February 21st, 2020

Browsing through old DC Comics house ads reminds me of probably my all-time favorite comic book, Showcase, a title I would eventually get to contribute to. Here’s the introduction I wrote in 1992 for the collected THE ESSENTIAL SHOWCASE (1956-1959) volume.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on December 29th, 2019

Don’t ask me what I was thinking. All I remember is, I had recently read a historical factoid that for reasons beyond reason fascinated me, and when editor Paul Levitz asked me for an Atom ten-pager for 1977’s one-shot DC 5-Star Super-Hero Spectacular (DC Special Series #1) Dollar Comic, also featuring Batman, Flash, Green Arrow, and Aquaman, I saw the chance to send the Mighty Mite back in time via Professor Hyatt’s Time Pool and confront the situation.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on June 22nd, 2019

Christopher J. Priest (the artist formerly known as Jim Owsley) is one of my favorite people and favorite writers, a friend since the late-1970s when I was a writing for Marvel’s Crazy Magazine and he was the assistant editor thereof. We worked together on staff at DC Comics for a couple of years, and we wrote for one another’s editorial offices.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on June 7th, 2011

 I killed Aquababy!

I just received in the mail my comp copies of the new Aquaman: Death of a Prince trade paperback from DC Comics. It features the entire saga of the birth and death of Arthur Curry Jr., aka Aquababy between 1974 and 1978.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on December 23rd, 2010

Looks as though the events in Life With Archie: The Married Life #6 (on sale December 29) have struck a chord. I’ll admit, when I wrote the issue I got a bit choked up, so I’m not surprised at the response, from the New York Times to the fan press.… Read the rest

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