Before he drew IDW's Code Word: Geronimo, Gerry started his art career in 1986, working as staff artist for Selling Power Magazine. His first comic work was as inker on a comic by Steve and Virginia Johnson. In 1990, Gerry enlisted in the U.S. Army, and served as a Combat Medic. In 1994, Gerry did two limited edition Star Trek art prints for FXM, Inc., that sold out within the first month. he then became staff artist for The Octopus Magazine, until 1997, doing cover art, art for articles as well as illustrating an ongoing original sci-fi serialized comic series, until 1997, when the magazine ended. Through the 1990' he continued his art career as a commercial artist and designer, until 2010, when he returned to his one true love; comics. His first job was ding color work on the Face story in The A-Team: War Stories, written by Chuck Dixon. He then worked on two issues of Army of Two. In January of 2011, he formed a comic production studio with fellow comic artist Amin Amat, and Matt Anderson and Eric Huthcins, writers of Ape Entertainment's comics Kung Fu Panda, White Picket Fences, and Cut The Rope. Since starting his studio, Gerry has been lead artist on Xbox's Alan Wake comic, the prequel comic series to the film Iron Sky, the first book "Iron Sky: Bad Moon Rising" was released digitaly by the film company in September. Also in September 2011, Gerry created, penciled, and colored IDW's "Code Word: Geronimo."
Ted Adams, CEO of IDW, calls Gerry a "Beast" when it comes to drawing comic art.
Chris Ryall, Editor-in-chief for IDW refers to Gerry as the "consummate comic artist they say doesn't exist anymore."
Date of Birth:
May 19, 1964
Website: http://gerrykissell.com/E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgTwitter: http://twitter.com/gerrykissellFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gerry-Kissell-Industrial-Artist/107689305965709Notes:
Gerry penciled 72 pages of comic art for Code Word: Geronimo in only 3 weeks.
Gerry has created the logos as well as many pieces of cover art for Dale Dye's Warriors Inc., and Warriors Publishing.