The Spectre

Paul Kupperberg on November 23rd, 2020

After 15 Years in Limbo…

JSA: RAGNAROK is finally available in paperback and eBook!

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JSA: Ragnarok by Paul Kupperberg
Cover by Daerick Gross Sr.
Crazy 8 Press
Paperback & eBook

In the closing days of the second World War, the Justice Society of America prevented the villainous Wizard from unleashing a deadly magical evil upon the world.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 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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