BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

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Greg Ruth is a New York Times Bestselling Author of The Lost Boy and has worked making books and comics since 1993. He is published through The New York Times, DC Comics, Fantagraphics Books, Caliber Comics, Dark Horse, Harper Collins, Macmillan, Hyperion, Simon and Schuster, Random House, Slate, CNN, Penguin, MONDO, and Tor. He has created two music videos for Prince and Rob Thomas, and has worked on nearly a dozen children's picture books including Our Enduring Spirit (with Barak Obama), Red Kite, Blue Kite (with Ji Li Jiang), A Pirate's Guide to First Grade ( and Recess) (both with James Preller), and his latest from Feiwel & Friends entitled Coming Home. His comics work includes Conan: Born on the Battlefield (with Kurt Busiek), Freaks of the Heartland (with Steve Niles), Sudden Gravity, The Matrix Comics and Goosebumps with R.L. Stine and is currently wrapping up (INDEH with Ethan Hawke). He lives and works in Western Massachusetts. 

 

 

 

 

FULL PUBLICATION, GALLERY & AWARDS LIST

(1990 - present) 

UPDATES TO COME

2015............ INDEH  graphic novel by Ethan Hawke and Greg Ruth, Hachette Books.

 

2015.............. THE SEA SCARF  children's book, written and illustrated by Greg Ruth  Fiewel&Friends/

                            Macmillan

 

2014.............. COMING HOME Children’s book written and drawn by Greg Ruth Macmillan/Feiwel &                                 Friends


2014.............. THE PECULIARS BY by Maureen Doyle McQuerry, cover by Greg Ruth Abrams

 

2013.............. ZATOICHI BOX SET (The Tale of Zatoichi) 25 dvd box set, art by Greg Ruth and others.                          Criterion Collection

 

2013.............. THE LOST BOY Graphic Novel written and drawn by Greg Ruth Scholastic/Graphix

 

2013.............. BROTHERHOOD Written by A.B. Westrick, cover by Greg Ruth Penguin Book Group

 

2013.............. THE DEATH OF ME by Jonathan L. Howard cover  by Greg Ruth Macmillan/Tor.com

 

2013.............. FABLES #132 cover by Greg Ruth. DC/Vertigo Comics

 

2013.............. ALABASTER: Short Stories by Caitlin Kiernan cover by Greg Ruth. Dark Horse Books.

 

2013.............. NOAH by Darren Aronofsky. Commission piece, graphite on paper drawn by Greg Ruth.

 

2013.............. TRIPWIRE 21 “Catsmonaut” drawn by Greg Ruth Joel Meadows

 

2013.............. COMING HOME Children’s book written and drawn by Greg Ruth Macmillan/Feiwel &                                  Friends

 

2013.............. THE MOVIE SHOW (Hara Kiri) group exhibit July 4- July 26 2013  Gallerie Daniel                                      Monaghan, Paris, France

 

2013.............. A PIRATE’S GUIDE TO RECESS by James Preller, art by Greg Ruth Macmillan/Feiwel &                          Friends

 

2013.............. RED KITE, BLUE KITE by Ji Li Jiang, art by Greg Ruth. Hyperion

 

2013.............. 11 STORIES by Chris Cander, cover by Greg Ruth

 

2013.............. A PIRATE’S GUIDE TO RECESS by James Preller, art by Greg Ruth Macmillan/Feiwel &                         Friends

 

2013.............. DRAGONKIN by Lavie Tidhar cover by Greg Ruth Macmillan/Tor.com

 

2013.............. THE BEST WE CAN by Carrie Vaughn cover  by Greg Ruth Macmillan/Tor.com

 

2013.............. SING by Karin Tidbeck cover  by Greg Ruth Macmillan/Tor.com

 

2013.............. RUNNING OF THE BULLS by Harry Turtledove cover  by Greg Ruth Macmillan/Tor.com

 

2012..............THE POWER OF THE INDEPENDENT VOTER Political cartoon and essay for CNN to                              express the theme of power in the 2012 election cycle. CNN.COM

 

2012..............CITY OF ORPHANS: Winner of COLORADO BOOK AWARDS for Juvenile Fiction interior                         illos, cover, written by Avi Simon & Schuster

 

2012.............. LOVE MACHINE interior illos, written by Walter Mosely TOR Books/Macmillan.

 

2012.............. STEPPING STONE interior illos, written by Walter Mosely TOR Books/Macmillan

 

2012...........… LINE WEIGHT group exhibit Feb 4-Feb 26 2012  Gallery Nucleus Los Angeles, CA

 

2011.............. INTERNATIONAL ARTIST MAGAZINE #81 edited by Rebecca Guay (featuring a process                         discussion of the 52Weeks Project, and a step by step process series of a new 52 image                         of young Goyahkla).

 

2011.............. YIDDISHKEIT by HARVEY PEKAR & PAUL BUHLE. Author's portrait of Harvey Pekar by                         Greg Ruth Abrams COMICARTS

 

2011.............. ALABASTER Covers for six issues, and collected HC, written by Kaitlan Kiernan,  Dark                              Horse Comics

 

2011.............. THREE OUTLAW SAMURAI  DVD/Blu-Ray jacket and interior illos, directed by by Hideo                             Gosha CRITERION COLLECTION

 

2011.............. DISCIPLE  interior illos, written by Walter Mosely TOR Books/Macmillan

 

2011.............. ON THE HEAD OF A PIN interior illos, written by Walter Mosely TOR Books/Macmillan

 

2011.............. THE GIFT OF FIRE  interior illos, written by Walter Mosely TOR Books/Macmillan

 

2011.............. MERGE interior illos, written by Walter Mosely TOR Books/Macmillan

 

2011.............. CITY OR ORPHANS by AVI. Cover, five interior illustrations and two maps for Simon and                           Schuster

 

2011.............. THE 52 WEEKS PROJECT  collected book, with introduction by Ethan Hawke, ASFA

 

2011.............. THE SECRET ADVENTURES OF JACK LONDON: THE SEA WOLVES by Christopher                               Golden and Tim Lebbon. Cover,  twelve interior illustrations and two maps for HARPER                           COLLINS

 

2010............... A LOVE CRAFT  6 pieces on exhibition at The Observatory Room  June 11-July 13                                    Brooklyn, NY

 

2010.............. KNIFE OF DREAMS cover for the THE WHEEL OF TIME SERIES by Robert Jordan                                    TOR/Macmillan

 

2010.............. A PIRATES GUIDE TO FIRST GRADE children's picture book written by James Preller,                                art by Greg Ruth Fiewel&Friends/Macmillan

 

2010.............. ZOMBIES OF OZ by Christian Endres, written foreward and one illustration, Mallux Press,                           Germany

 

2010.............. TUROK character development and pitchkit material for film Classic Media

 

2009.............. TIMELOCK cover for the THE CARETAKER TRILOGY BOOK 3 Series     
                          Fiewel&Friends/Macmillan

 

2009.............. THE SECRET ADVENTURES OF JACK LONDON: THE WILD by Christopher Golden and                           Tim Lebbon. Cover, twelve interior  illustrations and two maps for HARPER COLLINS

 

2009.............. THE EYEBALL COLLECTOR cover for the book by F.E. Higgins Fiewel&Friends/
                          Macmillan


2009.............. EDENTOWN art and story, 8 issues 180 pages DC/Vertigo Comics


2009.............. SPECTRUM #16 (Conan Born on the Battlefield HC/TPB main cover image)


2009.............. HUMAN NATURE  story by Dan Braun for THE NEW CREEPY ANTHOLOGY #2  Dark
                          Horse Comics.


2009.............. THE HAUNTING OF CHARLES DICKENS by Lewis Buzbee, cover and twelve interior                                images by Greg Ruth. Macmillan/Feiwel & Friends.

 

2009.............. OUR ENDURING SPIRIT children's book based on the first inaugural address by Barack

                           Obama Harper/Collins Publisher.

 

2009.............. REALMS OF THE UNDEAD  cover for the FORGOTTEN REALMS Series vol. 4 Wizards

                           of the Coast.

 

2008.............. OUTLAW TERRITORY cover for the anthology volume 1 Image Comics


2008.............. PANDEMONIUM cover for the novel by Daryl Gregory Random House


2008.............. CONAN: Born on the Battlefield collecting the 6-issue run (HC &TPB) formats (with   
                          Kurt Busiek) for Dark Horse Comics
2008.............. UNHOLY cover for the FORGOTTEN REALMS Series vol. 3 Wizards of the Coast


2008..............THE SWAN MAIDEN for  SPECTRA PULSE MAGAZINE vol 3, Random House/Spectra


2008..............PIGEONS FROM HELL pinup in the TPB collection of the miniseries by J.R. Landsdale
                           and Nathan Fox for Dark Horse Comics


2008.............. SPECTRUM #15] (ttk)


2008.............. WHIRLWIND  cover for the THE CARETAKER TRILOGY BOOK 2 Series     
                            Fiewel&Friends/Macmillan

 

2007.............. UNDEAD  cover for the FORGOTTEN REALMS Series Wizards of the Coast

 

2007.............. CONAN #45 "Born on the Battlefield Part Five" (with Kurt Busiek) for

                         Dark Horse Comics

 

2007.............. CONAN #46 "Born on the Battlefield Part Six" (with Kurt Busiek) for

                           Dark Horse Comics

2007.............. SPECTRUM #14 (Forgotten Realms trilogy UNCLEAN cover)

 

2007..............FIRESTORM cover for the THE CARETAKER TRILOGY BOOK 1 Series  

                             Fiewel&Friends/Holtzbrinck

 

2007..............THE BONE MAGICIAN] cover Holtzbrinck/Feiwel&Friends

 

2007..............CONAN THE PHENOMENON for Dark Horse Books

 

2007-08......... THE PIRATE'S GUIDE TO FIRST GRADE children's book, illustrated

                             Fiewel&Friends/Holtzbrinck

 

2006.............. SUDDEN GRAVITY TPB revamped and rewritten Dark Horse Books


2006.............. ATLATL TOSS for National Geographic Magazine


2006.............. UNCLEAN cover for the FORGOTTEN REALMS Series Wizards of the Coast


2006.............. THE BLACK BOOK OF SECRETS cover Holtzbrinck/Feiwel&Friends


2006.............. CONAN #32 "Born on the Battlefield Part Four" (with Kurt Busiek) for Dark Horse                                     Comics


2006.............. DRAWINGS FROM M.A.R.S. for ASFA Presents 108 Drawings
                          Allen Speigel Fine Arts


2006-07.........SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE BAKER STREET IRREGULARS: THE MYSTERY
                           OF THE CONJURED MAN
 (with Tracy Mack and Micahael Citrin) for
                           Scholastic Books

                       

2005-06.........THE SCARECROW WALKS AT MIDNIGHT- GOOSEBUMPS VOL 1: CREEPY

                           CREATURES (with R.L. Stine) Comics adaptation of the prose story for                                                  Scholastic/Graphix!

 

2005.............. CONAN #23 "Born on the Battlefield Part Three" (with Kurt Busiek) for

                            Dark Horse Comics

 

2004.............. CINNAMON GIRL music video for PRINCE Phil Harder Dir./Rick Fuller Prod.

 

2004.............. SPECTRUM #11 (FREAKS covers #1 #3)

 

2005.............. CONAN #15 "Born on the Battlefield Part Two" (with Kurt Busiek) for Dark Horse                                       Comics

 

2005.............. EVER THE SAME music video for ROB THOMAS  Phil Harder Dir./Rick Fuller Prod.

 

2005.............. SPECTRUM #12 (FREAKS TPB COVER GOLD AWARD) 

 

2004.............. CONAN #8 "Born on the Battlefield Part One" (with Kurt Busiek) for

                           Dark Horse Comics

 

2001-03......... FREAKS OF THE HEARTLAND by Steve Niles  Issues 1-6 Dark Horse Comics/Books

 

2002.............. GRAND CENTRAL HOLIDAY TRAIN SHOW murals displayed via NY Transit Museum,                                   Manhattan

 

2002.............. GOLIATH (with Neil Gaiman and Bill Siekiewicz) for the MATRIX ONLINE COMICS                                        Burlyman Entertainment

 

2001.............. HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS for the MATRIX ONLINE COMICS Burlyman                                              Entertainment

 

2001.............. WHICH ONE IS REAL? (with Bob Harris) 9/11 ARTISTS RESPOND Dark Horse                                            Comics/Books

 

2000.............. JANICE (with Scott Repass) FORT NECESSITY Vol 2

 

2000.............. HAJII'S TRAGEDY for The New York Times

 

2000.............. JACKSON STATIONS for The New York Times

 

2000.............. RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SON for the MATRIX ONLINE COMICS

                           Burlyman Entertainment

 

1999.............. A PATH AMONG STONES for the MATRIX ONLINE COMICS

                            Burlyman Entertainment

 

1998-00......... M.A.R.S. Story and art by Greg Rurth unpublished

                         

1997.............. CORNELIUS AND EMILY storey and art by Greg Ruth for Slant Magazine 

 

1997.............. THE FRANKENSTEINS OF BAVARIA for NO MORE SHAVES (with David

                           Greenberger) for THE DUPLEX PLANET ILLUSTRATEDFantagraphics Book

 

1996.............. THE SEAGULL TOUPEE for Slant Magazine

 

 

1996.............. FIVE MINUTES AND ANDY LEGRICE (with David Greenberger)  for THE DUPLEX                                         PLANET ILLUSTRATED  Fantagraphics Books

 

1995-98......... SUDDEN GRAVITY Issues 1-5 Caliber Comics

 

1994.............. ONWARD (YOUR RELIGION HERE) SOLDIERS  for THE BIG BOOK OF

                           DEATHDC/Paradox Press

 

1993.............. THE FATAL BOOT for THE BIG BOOK OF URBAN LEGENDS

                           DC/Paradox Press

 

1993.............. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA for THE BIG BOOK OF WEIRDOS

                           DC/Paradox Press

 

1990.............. MR. SOFTEE ( with Stiles White) unpublished