Name:

    Mike Grell Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Mike Family name: Grell

Other Names:

  1. Michael Jon Grell Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Michael Jon Family name: Grell

Schools:

  1. University of Wisconsin ? to ?

    Notes: Art/Art Studies, General

  2. Famous Artists School ? to ?

    Notes: Cartooning

  3. Chicago Academy of Fine Arts 1971 to ?


Signatures:

  1. MG [generic]
  2. Mike Grell [generic]

Awards:

  1. 1982: Inkpot Award - [no name]

Art Influences:

Mike Grell (b. 1947) stated influences by:
  1. Joseph Clement Coll
  2. Paul Calle
  3. Neal Adams (b. 1941)
  4. Hal Foster (b. 1892)
  5. Frank Frazetta (b. 1928)
  6. Dick Giordano (b. 1932)
  7. Burne Hogarth (b. 1911)
  8. Russ Manning (b. 1929)
  9. John Prentice (b. 1920)
  10. Al Williamson (b. 1931)
Influences by Mike Grell (b. 1947) were stated by:
  1. Albert Deschesne (b. 1962)
  2. Peter Palmer (b. 1964)
  3. Laurie Sutton (b. 1953)

Memberships:

  1. Academy of Comic Book Arts Type: member


Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Amazing Heroes #115 (magazine) - Role: artist - Year: 1987
    Employer Name : Fantagraphics Books
    Work Title: Myke Blackmon
    Notes: 1 page of interior artwork. Edited by Kim Thompson.

  2. Publication Title: Arrow (television) - Role: artist - Years: 2012 - 2014
    Employer Name : Warner
    Notes: police sketch artist for 31 episodes

  3. Publication Title: Arrow: Year One (television) - Role: artist - Year: 2013
    Employer Name : Hodder
    Notes: police sketch artist

  4. Publication Title: DC Heroes RPG - Green Arrow: Lines of Death, Adventure Module Mayfair 219 (other) - Role: artist - Year: 1987
    Employer Name : Mayfair Games
    Notes: Cover artwork for Mark Acres' game book.

  5. Publication Title: Fantasy Book, September 1984 (magazine) - Role: artist - Year: 1984
    Employer Name : Fantasy Book Enterprises
    Notes: cover artwork for the book edited by Dennis Mallonee and Nick Smith

  6. Publication Title: Food Hound: Tidbits (television) - Role: actor - Year: 2011
    Employer Name : Hound Entertainment Group
    Work Title: The Food Hounds Get Dirty
    Notes: participation in the reality show

  7. Publication Title: How-to-Draw: Tips from the Top Cartoonists (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1982
    Employer Name : Donnar Publications
    Notes: Interior artwork for Don Christensen's book.

  8. Publication Title: Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire (book) - Role: artist - Year: 1989
    Employer Name : Walsworth Pub Co
    Notes: Cover and interior artwork for Howard Pyle's book.

  9. Publication Title: Mike Grell's Shaman's Tears (Trading Card) (other) - Role: artist - Year: 1993
    Employer Name : Wizard Magazine
    Notes: Artwork for the card set.

  10. Publication Title: Mike Grell: Life Is Drawing Without an Eraser (book) - Role: artist - Year: 2018
    Employer Name : TwoMorrows Publishing
    Notes: interior artwork and art description for Dewey Cassell with Jeff Messer's book

  11. Publication Title: Moving Target: The History and Evolution of Green Arrow (book) - Role: writer - Year: 2017
    Employer Name : Sequart Research & Literacy Organization
    Notes: Interview for Richard Gray's book.

  12. Publication Title: Professional Courtesy (movie) - Role: actor - Year: 2003
    Employer Name : Zero Films
    Notes: actor (as Patron)

  13. Publication Title: Questar Magazine #10, December 1980 (magazine) - Role: artist - Year: 1980
    Employer Name : MW Communications
    Work Title: Jeanie (Chapter Five: Discovery)
    Notes: Illustrations for John Nubbin's "Jeanie" (Chapter Five: Discovery) story in the magazine.

  14. Publication Title: Star Raiders: The Adventures of Saber Raine (movie) - Role: actor - Year: 2017
    Employer Name : Fusion Factory Films
    Notes: executive producer, creative consultant and actor (as Jax Grymm)

  15. Publication Title: Tarzan and the Revolution (book) - Role: artist - Year: 2018
    Employer Name : Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
    Notes: cover and interior artwork for Thomas Zachek's book

  16. Publication Title: Tarzan: The Greystoke Legacy Under Siege (book) - Role: artist - Year: 2017
    Employer Name : Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
    Notes: interior artwork for Ann E. Johnson and Ralph N. Laughlin's book

  17. Publication Title: The Clive Cussler Adventures: A Critical Review (book) - Role: writer - Year: 2014
    Employer Name : McFarland
    Work Title: Forward
    Notes: Foreword for Steven Philip Jones' book.

  18. Publication Title: The Legion Companion (book) - Role: artist - Year: 2003
    Employer Name : TwoMorrows Publishing
    Notes: interior artwork and interview for Glen Cadigan's book

  19. Publication Title: The Mongoliad: Book One (book) - Role: artist - Year: 2012
    Employer Name : 47North
    Notes: illustrations for Erik Bear, Greg Bear, Joseph Brassey, Nicole Galland, Cooper Moo, Neal Stephenson and Mark Teppo's book

  20. Publication Title: The Mongoliad: Book Three (book) - Role: artist - Year: 2013
    Employer Name : 47North
    Notes: illustrations for Erik Bear, Greg Bear, Joseph Brassey, Nicole Galland, Cooper Moo, Neal Stephenson and Mark Teppo's book

  21. Publication Title: The Mongoliad: Book Two (book) - Role: artist - Year: 2012
    Employer Name : 47North
    Notes: illustrations for Erik Bear, Greg Bear, Joseph Brassey, Nicole Galland, Cooper Moo, Neal Stephenson and Mark Teppo's book

  22. Publication Title: The World of Synnibar (other) - Role: artist - Year: 1991
    Employer Name : RDI Books
    Notes: Illustration for Raven C.S. McCracken's game.


Relations:

  1. Spouse - Sharon Wright (b. 1959)
    Notes: Divorced