Born: 1954 September 18 in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Biography: Gary Groth was born in Buenos Aires and raised in Springfield, Virginia.

Under the pen name of J. Collier, Groth was credited as doing support work for Fantagraphics, first as writer and assistant editor for Amazing Heroes fanzine (1981-1982), as editor (1986 to 1987), and in production (1987 to 1989).

Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.

Groth's pen name of J. Collier was based on his roommate's dog, named Justin Collier. J. Collier entry in the Who's Who can be found here: (link will only work if you manually add the period at the end of the URL in your browser).

The portrait photo is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License: Photograph by: Chris Anthony Diaz.


    Gary Groth Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Gary Family name: Groth

Other Names:

  1. J. Collier Type: Pen Name
  2. Gary G. Groth Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Gary G. Family name: Groth


  1. 1988: Inkpot Award - [no name]

Art Influences:

Influences by Gary Groth (b. 1954) were stated by:
  1. Eric Reynolds (b. 1971)


  1. Parent of - Conrad Groth
    Notes: Conrad is Gary's son.