Kerry Gammill (born April 26, 1954) is an American artist who has worked in the fields of comic books, special effects, storyboards, and character designs. As a comic book artist, he is best known for his work on Power Man and Iron Fist for Marvel Comics and Superman for DC Comics.
|Born||April 26, 1954|
Power Man and Iron Fist
Superman vol. 2
Kerry Gammill began working for Marvel Comics with his first published work, a Spider-Man/Daredevil story titled "A Fluttering of Wings Most Foul", appearing in Marvel Team-Up #73 (Sept. 1978). During his time in the comics industry, he illustrated comics such Power Man and Iron Fist, Superman vol. 2, and Action Comics. He collaborated with writer J. M. DeMatteis on the creation of Frog-Man in Marvel Team-Up #121 (Sept. 1982) and featured the character in a storyline in Marvel Fanfare #32 (May 1987). Gammill co-created such other characters as Ariel, White Rabbit, Chance, Leila Davis, and Draaga. He drew the first two issues of the Deadly Foes of Spider-Man limited series in 1991 and in the following year, was one of the artists on the debut issue of Team Titans.
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, 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 later co-authored another book for Vanguard on the art of Basil Gogos.
Gammill has been married to Susan Gammill since 1975. They have three children, a son, Jeff, born in 1980, another son, Steve, born in 1983 and a daughter, Kathryn born in 1992. He also has two grandchildren, Piper and Brielle. Gammill lives in Fort Worth, Texas.
- Action Packed Tales of the Dallas Fantasy Fair #1 (two pages) (1994)
- Too Much Coffee Man #5 (one page) (1996)
- Action Comics #606 (cover art), 647–652, 655, 657 (1989–1990)
- Adventures of Superman Annual #2 (1990)
- Elvira's House of Mystery #8 (1986)
- Hawk and Dove Annual #2 (1991)
- The New Teen Titans vol. 2 #26–27 (1986–1987)
- The New Titans #80 (1991)
- Superman vol. 2 #24–28, 30, 32–35, 39, 50, 52 (1988–1991)
- Superman For Earth #1 (1991)
- Superman: The Man of Steel #15 (1992)
- Superman: The Wedding Album #1 (1996)
- Superman: Under a Yellow Sun #1 (1994)
- Team Titans #1 (1992)
- Who's Who in the DC Universe #1, 3, 5, 14, 16 (1990–1992)
- Who's Who in the Legion of Super-Heroes #6–7 (1988)
- Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #11 (1986)
- Who's Who: Update '87 #5 (1987)
- Cable vol. 2 #3 (1993)
- Deadly Foes of Spider-Man #1–2 (1991)
- Doctor Strange vol. 2 #46 (1981)
- Double Edge: Alpha #1 (1995)
- Fallen Angels #1–2, 4, 7 (1987)
- Fantastic Four #266, 296 (1984–1986)
- The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones #7–8, 11–12 (1983)
- Marvel Fanfare #19 (Cloak and Dagger); #31–32 (Captain America); #48 (She-Hulk) (1985–1989)
- Marvel Team-Up #73, 119–125, 127–129, 131 (1978–1983)
- Power Man and Iron Fist #61–68, 70–72, 74–75, 77–79 (1980–1982)
- Savage Sword of Conan #58 (1980)
- The Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #4 (1984)
- Star Wars #70, #102 (1983–1986)
- Uncanny X-Men #223 (1987)
- What If...? vol. 2 #80 (1995)
- Wonder Man #1 (1986)
- X-Factor Annual #9 (1994)
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- Aida-Zee #1 (1990)
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- Rocket's Blast Comicollector #123 (1975)
- Miller, John Jackson (June 10, 2005). "Comics Industry Birthdays". Comics Buyer's Guide. Iola, Wisconsin. Archived from the original on October 30, 2010. Retrieved December 12, 2010.
- Sacks, Jason (April 24, 2011). "Kerry Gammill: Having Fun in the Monsterverse". Comics Bulletin. Archived from the original on March 21, 2015.
- Kerry Gammill at the Grand Comics Database
- Manning, Matthew K.; Gilbert, Laura, ed. (2012). "1980s". Spider-Man Chronicle Celebrating 50 Years of Web-Slinging. London, United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. p. 130. ISBN 978-0756692360.
Written by J. M. DeMatteis and drawn by Kerry Gammill...Spidey and the Torch...met a new hero - Frog-Man.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
- Manning "1980s" in Gilbert (2012), p. 161: "J. M. DeMatteis and penciller and co-plotter Kerry Gammill took Spider-Man on one of his weirdest adventures - battling the Yellow Claw with Captain America and Frog-Man."
- Cowsill, Alan "1990s" in Gilbert (2012), p. 192: "Spider-Man's bad guys took center stage as writer Danny Fingeroth and artists Al Milgrom and Kerry Gammill showed the world from the villains' point of view."
- Manning, Matthew K.; Dolan, Hannah, ed. (2010). "1990s". DC Comics Year By Year A Visual Chronicle. London, United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. p. 254. ISBN 978-0-7566-6742-9.
The team...started with a bang, offering five first issues, that each contained a different origin story for every team member. Marv Wolfman supplied the scripts for each issue while the art was handled by Kevin Maguire, Gabriel Morrissette, Adam Hughes, Michael Netzer, Kerry Gammill, and Phil Jimenez.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
- "Kerry Gammill". Lambiek Comiclopedia. December 14, 2006. Archived from the original on September 20, 2012.
- Firstley, Ashley-Crystal (January 17, 2012). "Kerry Gammill". Discover Denton. Archived from the original on March 23, 2014.
- Gammill, Kerry (2001). Drawing Monsters & Heroes for Film & Comics. Vanguard Productions. p. 112. ISBN 978-1887591164.
- Gammill, Kerry; Spurlock, J. David (2006). Famous Monster Movie Art of Basil Gogos. Vanguard Productions. p. 168. ISBN 978-1887591713.
- Shooter, Jim. "Bullpen Bulletins," Power Man and Iron Fist #71 (July 1981).
- Official website
- Kerry Gammill at the Comic Book DB
- Kerry Gammill on IMDb
- Monster Kid Gammill's website devoted to vintage movie monsters art
- Kerry Gammill at Mike's Amazing World of Comics
- Kerry Gammill at the Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators
Trevor Von Eeden
| Power Man and Iron Fist artist
| Marvel Team-Up artist
| Superman vol. 2 artist
| Action Comics artist
(with George Pérez)