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Kerry Gammill (b. April 26, 1954) is an American artist who has worked in the fields of comic books, special effects, storyboards, and character designs.
Gammill grew up as a big fan of the comics of the 1960s and 70s, particularly the work of Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and Stan Lee. He also cites Frank Frazetta, Basil Gogos, John Buscema, Gene Colan, Neal Adams, Bernie Wrightson, Al Williamson, and Alex Toth as influences.
Breaking into the comics industry in 1979, during his 18 years in the business Gammill illustrated comics like Power Man and Iron Fist, Marvel Team-Up, and Superman. He co-created such characters as Ariel, Frog-Man, White Rabbit, Chance, Leila Davis, and Draaga.
After leaving comics Gammill became a special effects concept artist, character designer, and storyboard artist, for movies, TV shows, and the gaming industry. Projects he worked on include Virus, Species II, Phantoms, The Outer Limits, HULK and Tremors: The Series.
In 2001, Vanguard Productions published Kerry Gammill's Drawing Monsters and Heroes for Comics and Film, a how-to book containing art from Gammill's comics, kids' promotions, and creature design for movies and TV. Gammill recently completed another book for Vanguard on the art of Basil Gogos.
In 2010, Gammill returned to comics as the publisher of Monsterverse comics. Their debut publication was the horror anthology Bela Lugosi's Tales From The Grave. Besides acting as publisher and editor-in-chief, he also contributes stories and art for the comic.
Gammill lives in Ft. Worth, Texas.