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Word Balloons: Comic-book artist Mike Grell discusses career

Comic-book writer and artist Mike Grell has worked on titles including “Legion of Super-Heroes” and “Green Arrow.”
by Matthew Price Published: December 3, 2010

Grell came up with “Warlord,” the story of Travis Morgan, a former Air Force pilot and Vietnam veteran drawn into a fantastic world. Morgan falls through a hole in the Earth's crust at the North Pole and finds himself in the underground world of Skartaris.

The first two years of “Warlord” stories are currently in print in DC Comics' “Showcase Presents: Warlord” collection.

Grell also is known for his work on “Green Arrow,” “Jon Sable: Freelance” and “Starslayer.”

In the future, Grell plans more with his popular Jon Sable character and has hopes that “Starslayer” may make its way to the movies.

Grell is appearing this weekend at the Atlanta Comic-Con at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta.

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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