illustration ©2003 Peter Kuper



Highly regarded by both fans and his peers, Peter Kuper has been active in the comics community since the early 1970s. In 1979 he co-founded the political comics magazine World War 3 Illustrated and remains on its editorial board. He has been an instructor at the School of Visual Arts since 1986 and is also an art director for the political illustration group INX ( Peter’s illustrations and comics appear regularly in Time, The New York Times and MAD. He has written and illustrated many books including Comics Trips, a journal of an eight-month trip through Africa and Southeast Asia. Other books include Stripped – An Unauthorized Autobiography, Mind’s Eye, The System, a wordless graphic novel, and SPEECHLESS, a collection of his work. Peter’s adaptation of Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis was published by Crown in 2003. More of his work can be seen at


Graphic Classics: Jack London
(second edition)
144 pages, b&w, $10