Karl Kerschl

Karl Kerschl is a Canadian comic book artist, best known for his work on DC Comics books, including Adventures of Superman, Majestic, All-Flash, Teen Titans: Year One and Gotham Academy.

Karl Kerschl
Kerschl at the New York Comic Con in Manhattan, October 9, 2010
BornToronto, Ontario, Canada
Notable works
The Abominable Charles Christopher
Adventures of Superman
Teen Titans: Year One
Gotham Academy

Early life

Kerschl was born in Toronto and raised in Niagara Falls.[1] He attended the Ontario College of Art for a year before deciding to practice on his own, discovering and improving his own storytelling and drawing styles in the process.[2]


Kerschl has worked on various series for DC Comics, including Adventures of Superman, Majestic, All-Flash #1 and Teen Titans: Year One.

On June 20, 2007 Kerschl began the weekly webcomic The Abominable Charles Christopher,[3] which follows the adventures of a dim but gentle sasquatch-like creature and his forest friends who must defend their woods from threats by humans. It has been praised by critics,[4][5][6] and has won a Joe Shuster Award in 2010, a nomination for an Eisner Award in 2010, and won an Eisner in 2011.[4][6] It has been collected in two deluxe limited hardcover volumes.[4]


Personal life

Kerschl currently lives in Montreal, Quebec.[10]


  1. ^ St-Louis, Hervé (November 30, 2003). "Interview with Karl Kerschl". Comic Book Bin. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  2. ^ "Exclusive with Karl Kerschl". Multiverso DC. Published 26 August 2008. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
  3. ^ "Webcomics: Reviews of The Abominable Charles Christopher, The Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo, and Breakfast of the Gods". Comics Alternative. June 17, 2016. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  4. ^ a b c Sneddon, Laura (May 24, 2013). "24 Hours of Webcomics: The Abominable Charles Christopher". Comics Beat. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  5. ^ May, Michael (March 18, 2009). "Gorillas Riding Dinosaurs: The Abominable Charles Christopher". CBR.com. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  6. ^ a b Cruz, Larry (July 14, 2014). "'Charles Christopher' is anything but 'Abominable'". CBR.com. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  7. ^ "2010 Nominees and Winners". Joe Shuster Awards. June 2010. Retrieved December 28, 2011.
  8. ^ MacDonald, Heidi (April 8, 2010). "2010 Eisner Award nominations announced". Comics Beat. Retrieved February 7,2019.
  9. ^ Lamar, Cyriaque (July 24, 2011). "The 2011 Eisner Award winners are up!". io9. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  10. ^ "About Karl". karlkerschl.com. Retrieved 11 June 2010.

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2007 in webcomics

Notable events of 2007 in webcomics.

2008 in comics

Notable events of 2008 in comics. See also List of years in comics.

2010 in webcomics

Notable events of 2010 in webcomics.

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