Weekly World News

Paul Kupperberg on October 21st, 2020

While the countdown continues for the Kickstarter campaign for Crazy 8 Press’ Thrilling Adventure Yarns Volume II, here’s a little taste from my story, the sixth outing starring Leo Persky, aka Terrance Strange, investigative reporter for “the world’s only reliable newspaper,” the Weekly World News.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on July 20th, 2020
A circa-1970 self-portrait by Dick Giordano

Hard to believe it’s been almost a decade since we lost Dick Giordano, artist extraordinaire, human being extraordinaire-plus. In the decades we knew each other, he would be an object of my fannish admiration, my boss, my co-worker, my collaborator, someone in my employment as a freelancer, and, always, an inspiration.… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on March 13th, 2016

A bunch of pieces I wrote for the July 4, 2005 issue of Weekly World News. Every word guaranteed to be true! Well, every word guaranteed to be a real word…

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Paul Kupperberg on March 9th, 2016

From “The World’s Only Reliable Newspaper” (and you could rely on the fact that we made up damned near every word of it!), July 11, 2005.

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And, this just in, from the May 23, 2005 issue:WWN_05-23-05:2–… Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on November 20th, 2012

I’m working on the third story featuring the snarky Leo Persky, a.k.a. Weekly World News reporter “Terrance Strange.” WWN, for those who don’t recall, was the black and white supermarket tabloid published by the chowderheads at American Media, Inc., the folks who bring you the gossipy National Enquirer.… Read the rest

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