Born: 1953 May 18 in New York City, New York, United States

Died: 2015 July 17 in Rancho Mirage, California, United States

Biography: Syndicated strips:
Conan the Barbarian [Sunday] (pencil/ink) 1980-81 for Register And Tribune Syndicate.
Howard the Duck [daily and Sunday] (pencil) 1978 for Register And Tribune Syndicate
Incredible Hulk [daily and Sunday] for Register and Tribune Syndicate. Pencils in 1979, 1980 and 1982 (Sundays), Inks in 1979 (daily only) and 1982, and writing in 1982 (Sundays)

Assisted Wally Wood on Sally Forth and Cannon circa 1972.

Notes: Worked in support at Star-Reach Productions as a letterer in 1976-1977.
Worked in production at DC Comics in the early 1970's, and again as an assistant editor in 1981.
Worked in support at Marvel Comics as a colorist in 1974-1980 and a letterer in 1974-1981.
Worked in support at Seaboard Comics as a letterer in 1974-1975.


    Alan Kupperberg Type: Common Alternative Name

Other Names:

  1. Al Kupperberg Type: Common Alternative Name
  2. Alan Edward Kupperberg Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Alan Edward Family name: Kupperberg


  1. A. KUPPERBERG [generic]
  2. AK [generic]
  3. Alan Kupperberg
  4. Alan Kupperberg [generic]
  5. Amiable Alan Kupperberg [generic]
  6. Kupperberg [generic]

Awards for Issues:

  1. 1995: Eisner Award - Best Anthology
    The Big Book of Urban Legends (1994 series)
  2. 2000: Comics Buyers Guide Fan Awards - Favorite Reprint Graphic Album
    Manhunter: The Special Edition (1999 series)

Awards for Stories:

  1. 1974: Shazam Award - Best Individual Short Story (Dramatic)
    Chapter 5: Cathedral Perilous (Manhunter) comic story, 8p

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Dungeons & Dragons (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1983

  2. Publication Title: Origin of Crystal (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1985
    Notes: Penciller

  3. Publication Title: To Capture the Magic Crystal (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1985
    Notes: Penciller


  1. Employee of - Continuity Associates (b. 1971)
    Notes: Commercial Art & Design
  2. User of - Crusty Bunkers (b. 1972)
  3. Sibling - Paul Kupperberg (b. 1955)