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About Paul

Paul Kupperberg, born in a little log cabin he helped his father build in Brooklyn New York, is the writer of the best-selling and critically-acclaimed Life With Archie: The Married Life Magazine for Archie Comics, nominated for a 2012 Eisner Award in the Best Publication for Young Adults category and a 2013 Harvey Award for Best Graphic Album Previously Published. Life With Archie has also been nominated for a 2014 GLAAD Award (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) for “Outstanding Comic Book.” His young adult novel, Kevin, featuring Kevin Keller, the first openly gay character in the history of Archie Comics, was published in April 2013 by Penguin/Grossett & Dunlap, and Kevin Keller Mad Libs is coming in 2014. He is also the writer of hundreds of books, stories, comic books, and newspaper comic strips.

Paul is also the Executive Editor of Charlton Neo Comics, a new publishing venture with Roger McKenzie and Mort Todd, resurrecting the long-defunct brand with all new characters, comics, and stories, written and drawn by some of the biz’s best talents, including Paul Kupperberg’s Secret RomancesThe Charlton ArrowCharlton Wild Frontier, and many more titles to come! He is also the creator and writer, with artist P.D. Angel Gabriele, of N.E.O., a weekly comic strip now appearing on Pix-C Web Comics, a new subscription site, along with comic strips by Steve Ditko, John Severin, Roger McKenzie, Sandy Carruthers, Mort Todd, Brad Hamlin, and others, as well as the upcoming all-ages humor-adventure-horror strip, The Scarry Squad in Charltoons #1 (October 2015).

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Paul entered comics through the world of fandom where he was involved with his friend Paul Levitz in such fan publications as Etcetera, The Comic Reader, and the program books for the legendary New York Comic Conventions run by Phil Seuling in the early-1970s. In 1975, Paul began selling comic book stories to the the now defunct Charlton Comics and never looked back.

 

He has written such comic book characters as Superman, Superboy, Supergirl, Vigilante, Power Girl, Aquaman, Green Lantern, Doom Patrol, Captain America, Conan, Captain Action, Archie, The Simpsons, Johnny Bravo, Scooby Doo, and dozens of others. He is the creator of the comic series Arion, Lord of Atlantis, Checkmate, and Takion, has written on-line web animation, the syndicated Superman and Tom & Jerry newspaper strips, the feature “Trash” for England’s 2000 A.D. magazine, humor and parody for Marvel’s Crazy Magazine and Weekly World News, stories featuring Star Trek, Dr. Who, the Phantom, Batman, the Green Hornet, and the Lone Ranger as well as stories for various fantasy and horror anthologies, more than a dozen young adult non-fiction books on subjects ranging from history and science to biography and pop culture, the Spider-Man novels Crime Campaign and Murdermoon for Pocket Books, the young adult novel Wishbone: The Sirian Conspiracy (with Michael Jan Friedman), the humor book Jew-Jitsu: The Hebrew Hands of Fury, the novel JSA: Ragnarok, storybooks featuring Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman for Stone Arch Books, and color & activity books featuring such DreamWorks properties as King Fu Panda, Penguins of Madagascar, Puss In Boots, and MegaMind for Dalmatian Publishing.

Bibliography

Fiction

Notable Comic Books

Nonfiction

Children and Young Adult Fiction

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