Paul Kupperberg on September 17th, 2013

4481416936_4f4bc8ff2dAt a local library sale, I recently picked up a copy of James M. Cain’s Three of a Kind, which collects his first three novels, Career In C Minor, The Embezzler, and Double Indemnity. It’s a nice little book club edition published in 1944 for which I paid $2, an insane bargain, if only for the three novels by one of the masters of noir.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on December 24th, 2009

I was recently asked by my buddy Jim Beard to contribute to Gotham City 14 Miles, a book of essays on Batman he is editing for the Sequart Research & Literacy Organization (to be published in July 2010). My subject was the lasting effects of the 1960s Batman TV show on the character and on pop culture.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on December 3rd, 2008

Hey, what’d you know…my 100th post (thanks to pal Rob Kelly over at the Aquaman Shrine for the idea of using the above cover to illustrate it…why would I think of such a thing, just ’cause I wrote the comic–well, co-wrote, with Paul Levitz–and a 3-D diorama of the lovely Joe Staton/Dick Giordano cover sits about two and a half feet from my desk) in the form of Part 2 of the Wonder Woman essay:

What Is So Hard About Wonder Woman?!
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Paul Kupperberg on November 30th, 2008

Late last year, I ghost-wrote an essay for a book about action-adventure TV shows for a writer friend who was behind the 8-ball and called for volunteers on the writers list we’re on to help him out of his jam. Here’s the first half:

What Is So Hard About Wonder Woman?!
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Paul Kupperberg on September 24th, 2008

In July, I posted a “scene” from Hitler’s Bellhop, my What If…? take on a Jerry Lewis-produced movie about Adolph Hitler. This was the essay I wrote to accompany the supposed script fragments of Jerry’s rediscovered un-produced epic:

HITLER’S BELLHOP: The Lost Screenplay
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Late one evening in 1967, Jerry Lewis sat in the private projection room of his Beverly Hills home, screening for perhaps the one hundredth time, Charlie Chaplain’s classic The Great Dictator.… Read the rest

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