GRELL, MIKE
 Name and vital stats
  GRELL, MICHAEL JON [1947- ] (artist; writer)
 Education
  Chicago Academy of Fine Arts;
  University of Wisconsin; Famous Artists School
 Family in arts
  Former spouse: Sharon Grell
 Influences
  Hal Foster; Neal Adams; Al Williamson; John Prentice
 Member
  Academy of Comic Book Arts
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Artist Contributor: Book: How-to-Draw Tips from Top Cartoonists
  Artist: 1988 Game module cover for Mayfair Publications> 88
  Artist: 1993 Shaman's Tears trading card> 93
  Artist: 1995 Star Wars trading card [reprinted in The Art of Star Wars Galaxy II]> 95
  Artist: Calendars: 1977/78 DC heroes> 77 78
  Artist: Caricatures: U.S. Air Force [4 years]
  Artist: Educational texts, National Safety Council, World Book
  Artist: Inland Steel using super-hero [product illustration accounts]
  Artist: Paperbacks: 1984 Fantasy Book> 84
  Artist: Portfolios: 1980 Starslayers and Warriors [Oracle Enterprises]> 80
  Artist: Portfolios: 1981 Starslayer [Schanes and Schanes]> 81
  Artist: Posters: Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters 1987> 87
  Artist: Print designer: 1979+ Limited edition portfolios> 79 80 81 82 83
  Artist: Trading cards: 1995 Spawn> 95
 Performing Arts
  Musician & Vocalist: Rythym guitar: Country Pop Band
 Commercial Art & Design
  Designer: T-shirt: Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters 1987> 87
  Educational film strips: Britannica, Kemper Institute
 Fine Arts
  Painter: wildlife and fantasy 1978+> 78 79 90 81
 Additional biography
  Amazing Heroes #115, #120, 1987
  Amazing World of DC Comics #12, c1976
  Comic Book Marketplace #99 Feb., 2003
  Comics Feature #2, 1980
  Comics Interview #69
  Comics Scene #9, 1982
  Comics Values Annual 1997
  Women and the Comics 1985
 Honors
  Inkpot Award (San Diego Comicon) 1982> 82
 Syndication
  BRENDA STARR (asst pen&ink/) 1972-73 for Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate> 72 73
  TARZAN [Sunday] (wr/pen/ink/) 1981-84 for United Feature Syndicate> 81 82 83 84
 Comics in other media
  Gag cartoons (pen/ink/) 1974 for National Lampoon> 74
  JUST IMAGINE: JEANIE! (pen/ink/) 1980 in Questar> 80
 EYEFUL PRESS
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1997 for DARK ENVELOPE> 97
 LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF CHICAGO
  WORD WARRIORS (wr/lay/ink/) 1987> 87
  WORD WARRIORS~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1987> 87
 SHADOWSTAR PRESS
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1986> 86
  SHADOWSTAR PRESS~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1985> 85
 TEN-BUCK COMICS
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1985 in SPACE BEAVER> 85
 Creator
  JON SABLE, FREELANCE; WARLORD; STARSLAYER
  SHAMAN'S TEARS; BAR SINISTER
 AARDVARK-VANAHEIM (Canada)
  CEREBUS (pen/ink/) 1985> 85
  JOURNEY (asst/) 1984> 84
  PUMA BLUES~ (asst/) c1988> 88
 ACME PRESS (U.K.)
  JAMES BOND 007: LICENCE TO KILL (lay/) 1989 graphic album through ECLIPSE in USA> 89
  JAMES BOND 007: PERMISSION TO DIE (wr/pen/ink/) 1989 with graphic album reprint '91 through ECLIPSE in USA> 89
 AIRCEL PUBLISHING (Canada)
  Text (wr/) 1986 in SOUTHERN SQUADRON> 86
 APPLE COMICS
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1991 in 101 OTHER USES FOR A CONDOM> 91
 BLACKTHORNE PUBLISHING
  Cover (pen/ink/) c1986 for OFFICIAL PRINCE VALIANT> 86
  TARZAN~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1986 graphic album reprint> 86
 CALIBER PRESS
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1996> 96
  KABUKI COLOR SPECIAL~ (pen/ink/) c1995> 95
 CREATIVE FIRE STUDIOS
  SHAMAN'S TEARS (wr/pen/ink/) 1994 in ashcan edition> 94
 DONNING PUBLISHING
  MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD~ (pen/ink/) 1988 graphic album> 88
 FICTIONEER BOOKS LTD.
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1989> 89
 PACIFIC COMICS
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1982-83> 82 83
  STARSLAYER (wr/pen/ink/) 1982-83> 82 83
 RENEGADE PRESS
  MS. TREE (pen/ink/) 1985> 85
 SLAVE LABOR GRAPHICS
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1985-86> 85 86
 TITAN BOOKS (U.K.)
  Test (wr/) 1993 in JAMES BOND: THE SPY WHO LOVED ME graphic album> 93
 TOM SCIACCA PUBLICATIONS
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1977> 77
 Note on comics career
  SABLE appeared as a TV show c1986> 86
  Wife Sharon was ghost writer on DC's WARLORD c1982-83> 82 83
 Fan & trade zines
  Amazing World of DC Comics (pen/ink/) 1976> 76
  Atlanta Comic Con Program (pen/ink/) 1980> 80
  Buyer's Guide (pen/ink/) 1983> 83
  Comics Value Annual (pen/ink/) 1997> 97
  Houston Comic Con Program (pen/ink/)
  Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide (pen/ink/) 1987> 87
 ACCLAIM COMICS
  BAR SINISTER (wr/) 1995> 95
  BART SINISTER (wr/pen/ink/) 1995> 95
  BLOODSHOT: '95 (wr/) 1995 [Imprint: VALIANT]> 95
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1995> 95
  STARSLAYER (wr/pen/ink/) 1995 reprint> 95
  STARSLAYER: THE DIRECTOR'S CUT: '95 (wr/pen/ink/) 1995> 95
  TUROK (wr/) 1995-96> 95 96
  TUROK DINOSAUR HUNTER (wr/) 1995> 95
 BALLANTINE BOOKS
  JON SABLE, FREELANCE~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1987 paperback collection> 87
 DARK HORSE COMICS
  Covers (paint/pen/ink/) 1994/99> 94 99
  Illustration (pen/) 1999 in TARZAN THE SAVAGE HEART> 99
  TARZAN (pen/) 1999> 99
 DC COMICS
  AQUAMAN (pen/ink/) 1974-75> 74 75
  ATOM (pen/ink/) 1974/76> 74 76
  BATGIRL AND ROBIN (pen/ink/) 1975> 75
  BATMAN (pen/ink/some wr/) 1976-77/90/96/97> 76 77 90 96 97
  BLACK CANARY (pen/) 1976> 76
  BLACKHAWK (wr/) 1988> 88
  Cover (paint/) 1990 for MS. TREE> 90
  Covers (pen/ink/some paint/) 1975-97> 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97
  CRIMSON AVENGER (pen/ink/) 1975> 75
  FANBOY (pen/ink/) 1999> 99
  G.I. COMBAT~ (ink/) c1974> 74
  GREEN ARROW (wr/pen/ink/) 1974-77/87-88/90-92> 74 75 76 77 87 88 90 91 92
  GREEN ARROW AND BLACK CANARY (pen/ink/) 1975-76/78> 75 76 78
  GREEN ARROW, BUTCHER AND QUESTION (wr/pen/) 1991-92> 91 92
  GREEN ARROW: THE LONGBOW HUNTERS (wr/pen/ink/) 1987 with graphic album reprint '89> 87
  GREEN LANTERN (pen/) 1975-78> 75 76 77 78
  GREEN LANTERN AND GREEN ARROW~ (pen/some ink/) 1989 graphic album> 89
  HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE~ (pen/ink/) 1986 graphic album> 86
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1984-86> 84 85 86
  LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (pen/ink/) 1974-78/88> 74 75 76 77 78 88
  New Cover (pen/ink/) 1989 in GREEN LANTERN AND GREEN ARROW graphic album> 89
  PHANTOM STRANGER, THE (pen/ink/) 1974> 74
  QUESTION, THE (ink/) 1991> 91
  ROBIN (pen/ink/) 1975> 75
  SECRET ORIGIN: GREEN ARROW (wr/) 1989> 89
  SHADO (wr/ink/) 1992> 92
  Support (col/paint/) 1982/90/92/93 on his own art> 82 90 92 93
  WARLORD, THE (wr/pen/ink/) 1975-83> 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83
  WARLORD, THE~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1992 graphic album reprint> 92
  WEIRD WAR TALES~ (pen/ink/) 1978> 78
  WHO'S WHO IN THE DC UNIVERSE (pen/ink/) 1985-87/91 entries> 85 86 87 91
  WIZARD WORLD (wr/pen/ink/) 1979-81> 79 80 81
 ECLIPSE ENTERPRISES
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1984> 84
 FIRST PUBLISHING
  CAVE OF HALF PINTS (wr/) 1986> 86
  Covers and Illustration (pen/ink/) 1983-88> 83 84 85 86 87 88
  JON SABLE (wr/) 1987-88> 87 88
  JON SABLE (wr/pen/ink/) 1983-86> 83 84 85 86
  P.I.'s (pen/ink/) 1985> 85
  P.I.'S, THE (pen/ink/) 1985> 85
  SABLE (wr/pen/ink/) 1983-88> 83 84 85 86 87 88
  STARSLAYER (wr/lay/) 1983> 83
 IMAGE COMICS
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1993-95 for SHAMAN'S TEARS> 93 94 95
  JOSHUA BRAND (wr/pen/ink/) 1993-95> 93 94 95
  JOSHUA BRAND AND JON SABLE (wr/pen/ink/) 1995> 95
  MAGGIE THE CAT (wr/pen/ink/) 1996> 96
  SPAWN THE IMPALER (wr/pen/ink/) 1997> 97
 MALIBU COMICS
  Text (wr/) 1986 in JACKAROO [Imprint: ETERNITY]> 86
 MARVEL COMICS
  OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE~ (pen/) 1983> 83
  X-MEN: HEROES FOR HOPE (wr/) 1985 for famine relief> 85
 PIONEER BOOKS
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1989> 89
 TOPPS COMICS
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1994 for ZORRO> 94
  ZORRO (ink/) 1994> 94