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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 January 25th, 2020

Talk about scoring a hit! “Congratulations, Mr. Bates–It’s a Warlock!” was a short story I wrote that was inspired by the 1979 film Kramer vs. Kramer, that appeared in House of Mystery #294 (July 1981). The hit came in editor Karen Berger’s assignment of the art to a pair of legendary artists, George Tuska and Tony De Zuniga.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on December 25th, 2019

Part 2 of “The Castle Rhinehart Affair,” featuring Rosa, Master Spy, from Men of War #18 (July 1979), wrote by me, with art by Jerry Grandenetti. Part 1 is here.

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Paul Kupperberg on December 11th, 2019

One of the great things about DC’s many anthology titles of the 1970s and 1980s was that a writer never knew who might end up drawing their story. In this case, it was the legendary George Evans of EC Comics, Blazing Combat, and (shortly after doing this story) Secret Agent Corrigan fame, who was handed my dinky little script by editor Paul Levitz to actually render.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on December 10th, 2019

From DC’s Weird War Tales #68 (October 1978), the six-page “The Greatest Story Never Told!” It’s a pretty formulaic Comics Code Approved mystery tale, starring a Spanish Civil War-era Ernest Hemingway (can you tell I was an English Lit major?), and notable for being what I believe was the young Frank Miller’s second job for DC.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on May 3rd, 2016

From the dim recesses of the past, a little Kramer Vs. Kramer action with a supernatural twist in a 7-pager for editor Karen Berger in House of Mystery #254 (July, 1981). Great storytelling, as ever, from penciller George Tuska, with some overwhelming, as ever, but beautiful inks by Tony DeZuniga.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on June 25th, 2012

I’ve finally had it. I just can’t take it anymore. Effective immediately, there’s some online comics columnists I’m deleting from my bookmark and reading lists.

It’s not that I don’t agree with their points and positions; in many cases, we’re actually on the same page on matters creative, social, and political.… Read the rest

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