Archive for the ‘Thrizzle’ Category


New Thrizzle, Seattle Appearance This Weekend

May 5, 2010

I’ll be at the Fantagraphics gallery & bookstore this weekend: details here:

Fantagraphics Books – Michael Kupperman at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery

And the new Thrizzle is coming out any day now.

Fantagraphics Books – Tales Designed to Thrizzle #6 [Pre-Order]


Praise For Thrizzle

December 6, 2009

Praise for Thrizzle Volume 1 has been coming from a most unexpected quarter… the press! This weekend sees the New York Times Book Review calling it “demented, gaspingly funny…”

Holiday Books – Comics – Review –

And The Onion has just selected it as one of the 25 best “graphic novels” of the last decade.

The best comics of the ’00s | Best Of The Decade | Comics Panel | The A.V. Club

‘Tis a good blurb harvest this year. The blurbiest!


Thrizzle At The Strand Next Week!

August 12, 2009


I will be at the Strand bookstore next Tuesday, August 18th, from 7-8 pm. I will be signing, and also doing a presentation of some of my comics, including “Hercules Vs. Zeus” from Nickelodeon magazine, which is in 3-D, glasses provided. Exciting!

The Strand, of course, is located at 12th Street and Broadway on the wonderful island of Manhattan.


Thrizzle Book Release Party this Friday!

July 5, 2009

This Friday, July 10th, 7-9, Desert Island in Williamsburg will host a party for the official publishment of the book Tales Designed to Thrizzle Volume 1.  Here is the link to the store’s website: DESERT ISLAND

Desert Island is located literally steps away from the Lorimer stop on the L line. For this occasion, they’ve created a print of my page Are Comics serious Literature? DESERT ISLAND



New York Magazine Really, Really Likes 4-Playo

June 22, 2009

New York Magazine presents an exclusive 8-page excerpt from Tales Designed to Thrizzle Vol. 1! It’s here:

And 4-Playo and myself also show up in this weeks newsstand version of New York Magazine, in the “Approval Matrix.” The Approval Matrix – Week of June 29, 2009 — New York Magazine



Thank you, Conan O’Brien!

May 31, 2009

“Comics by Michael Kupperman” is listed at #8 on Conan O’Brien’s Must List in Entertainment Weekly (June 5th ed.)




Get Ready for the Thrizzle!

May 11, 2009

Fantagraphics have set up a pre-order page for the Thrizzle book, and on it is a downloadable excerpt: Fantagraphics Books – Tales Designed to Thrizzle Vol. 1 [Pre-Order]  

Thanks Fantagraphics! I’m excited, it turned out nice!