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P. Craig Russell

Email: pcraigrussell@earthlink.net
Websites: www.lurid.com, P. Craig Russell Fan Site

Bio: A graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a degree in painting, Philip Craig Russell has run the gamut in comics. After establishing a name for himself at Marvel, he went on to become one of the pioneers in opening new vistas for this underestimated field with, among other works, adaptations of operas by Wagner (Parsifal) and Mozart (The Magic Flute). He has become an “artist's artist” with his fine-lined realistic style.

A winner of a Harvey Award, many Eisner Awards, and the Inkpot Award for Career Achievement, Craig came out to the industry in a 1991 interview in The Comics Journal #147, where he referred to himself as "just another left-handed, night-dwelling, gay libertarian cartoonist."

His collected comics work includes:


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9-11: Artists Respond, Volume 1
Conan and the Jewels of Gwahlur
Elric: Stormbringer
Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde: The Birthday of the Infanta
Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde: The Selfish Giant and the Star Child
Gotham by Gaslight: A Tale of the Batman
Hellboy: Weird Tales, Vol. 2
Isolation and Illusion: Collected Short Stories of P. Craig Russell
Jungle Book: Stories
Killraven
Murder Mysteries
Pagliacci: The Clowns
Parsifal
Star Wars: Crimson Empire, Volume 1
The Book of Hauntings
The Magic Flute
The P. Craig Russell Library of Opera Adaptations
The Ring of the Nibelung Book 1: The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie
The Ring of the Nibelung Book 2: Siegfried & Gotterdammerung: The Twilight of the Gods
The Scarlet Letter


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