Paul Kupperberg on November 29th, 2019

In 1994, I had the privilege of meeting and spending some time with Golden Age comic book creator Creig Flessel (1912-2008) when we were both guests at a comic book convention in Kansas City. My buddy/brother Rick Stasi, one of the convention organizers, asked me to present Creig with a Lifetime Achievement Award at that show, one of those things that conventions hand out to guests of honor on a fairly regular basis.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on March 15th, 2013

Another haiku to accompany another of my grandmother’s, artist Ann Kupperberg’s Japanese-style water colors, following last weeks’ short story, “Unburdened.” Until now, her work, which she continued to produce in one medium or another almost her entire life, has never been seen by any sizable audience outside of her family.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on October 18th, 2009

I’ve always said that I was lucky to get into comic books when I did. The giants of the Golden and Silver Ages were still working and I was getting to work with them. One of my earliest jobs for Charlton Comics was drawn by Steve Ditko, and once I got to DC Comics, my scripts would be handed to the likes of Curt Swan, Gil Kane, Kurt Schaffenberger, Carmine Infantino, Irv Novick, Rick Estrada, Bill Draut, Don Heck, George Evans, Dick Giordano, Jim Aparo, Jerry Grandenetti, Jose Delbo, Dick Ayers, Win Mortimer…

…Or George Tuska.… Read the rest

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