Karl Kerschl

Karl Kerschl

Kerschl at the New York Comic Con in Manhattan, October 9, 2010
Born Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Area(s) Artist
Notable works
Majestic, 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

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 webcomic The Abominable Charles Christopher[3] as part of the Transmission X comics collective.[4] The Abominable Charles Christopher, which is published online every Wednesday, follows the adventures of the eponymous man-beast, Charles Christopher, and the woodland creatures and nature gods with whom he comes in contact. The artwork is rendered in grey tone ink wash. The comic has been translated into Danish, Finnish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.[3]


Personal life

Kerschl currently lives in Montreal.[8]


  1. St-Louis, Hervé. "Interview with Karl Kerschl" at Comic Book Bin. Published 30 November 2003. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
  2. Exclusive with Karl Kerschl, Multiverso DC. Published 26 August 2008. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
  3. 1 2 The Abominable Charles Christopher
  4. Transmission X
  5. "2010 Nominees and Winners". Joe Shuster Awards. Retrieved 2011-12-28.
  6. http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci_eisners_11nom.php#nominees
  7. About Karl at karlkerschl.com. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
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