Comics

Paul Kupperberg on July 31st, 2020

“Keeping Comics All in the Family!”

Buffalo Avenue Comics are Kupperberg family comics, DIY compilations of the writing of Paul Kupperberg, the art of Alan Kupperberg, the photography of our father, Sidney Kupperberg, or any combination thereof.

For Signed & Personalized copies
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Paul Kupperberg on July 28th, 2020

In 1961, comic fandom founding father and The Comic Reader editor/publisher Jerry Bails added the Comicollector to his schedule. The Comicollector was primarily what we used to call an adzine, devoted to publishing ads for back issues and other fanzines by fans for fans at the rate of $1/quarter page and was sent out free to subscribers of TCR.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on July 26th, 2020

Continuing a look at fanzines from yesteryear, scans of photocopies of fandom’s first ‘zines by founding fan-fathers Dr. Jerry Bails and Roy Thomas. Today, Alter-Ego #1 (Spring 1961), “a new comic fanzine devoted to the revival of costumed heroes” and published months before the Fantastic Four and the future Marvel Universe was even a twinkle in Stan’s eye (FF #1 on-sale date, according to GCD was August 8, 1961).… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on July 19th, 2020

Yes, I cut up some of my comic books in the late-1960s. Get over it!

Books and histories about comics were virtually nonexistent. Reprints, especially from the Golden Age, were few and far between. And the big “and”… and, there was no internet!… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on July 18th, 2020

Or, How I Stopped Worrying and Started Cutting Up Silver Age Comic Books

First of all, I didn’t know it was any age of comic books at the time. I was a reader making the transformation to fan; readers read comics, maybe saved them, but didn’t collect and wasn’t aware of their history.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on March 13th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2020

Paul Kupperberg’s Illustrated Guide to Writing Comics
by Paul Kupperberg. Cover by Steven Butler. Foreword by Joe Staton.

PAUL KUPPERBERG’S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO WRITING COMICS
By Paul Kupperberg

Foreword by Joe Staton • Cover by Steven Butler
Charlton Neo Media
Trade Paperback, Illustrated, 126 pages
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Paul Kupperberg on June 9th, 2016

Dancing With the Squirrels: Tales From Comics Fandom and Beyond by Dwight R. Decker (Vesper Press, 2015)

The Crackpot And Other Twisted Tales of Greedy Fans and Collectors, Written and Illustrated by John E. Stockman, with a Foreword by Richard A.Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on July 20th, 2010
During the late 1980s or early-1990s, I wrote a couple of scripts for South American artist Pablo Marcos (famous for his work on Marvel’s Conan and just about everything for DC Comics), who packaged Suko, The Eternal Samurai, a Conan rip-off he had created for a Mexican comic book publisher.
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Paul Kupperberg on November 13th, 2009


Check out, if you will, Scooby Doo #150, hitting shops next week with my story, “The Black Katz.”… Read the rest

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