Karl Kerschl

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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

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.

Early life[edit]

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[edit]

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" Archived 2011-07-14 at the Wayback Machine. 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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