Chuck Bordell

MisCon 30 Attending Professional

Writer/artist Chuck Bordell. Source of comic art, pin-ups, fantasy/sci-fi illustrations and various caustic ramblings on whatever Chuck has on his mind at the moment. If you are easily offended, you might want to back up now and save yourself from a seizure.

Chuck Bordell has been creating comics for the past 25 years, for publishers like Malibu Comics, Caliber Press, Brainstorm Comics. He also illustrates gaming books for Steve Jackson Games, TSR, etc.

Despite a decided lack of tree cover (comparatively speaking) he found Missoula to his liking and, after earning a degree in Archaeology in 1991, decided to stay and continue his quest for the world record two-headed trout. In the meantime, he discovered that he had some skill in telling stories through sequential art and has since worked for numerous comic book publishers, including Malibu Comics, Caliber Comics, Alpha Productions and Silverline Comics. He also fell in with rabid fantasy and war gamers (fell in = was hijacked by) and eventually produced artwork for Steve Jackson Games and Dungeon Magazine, along with various illustrations for the Neverworld RPG and the Superdeck Superhero Card Game.

His most recent graphic novel is called Witness to War and recent gaming books include GURPS: Traveller and Earthdawn: Dragons. He has a graphic novel called Lunatic Fringe and an E-book called Anger Mis-management: A Cynic's Guide to American Culture. Two new comics, Shadow Woman and Stripper Viking are coming out soon. I've also managed to sell three short stories in 2012.

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Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • panel Fri 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Meet the Artists, Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Chuck Bordell, Rob Carlos, Tony Gregori, Vandy Hall, David Lewis Johnson, Todd Lockwood, L.F. Patten (Laurey), Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Jason Williams

    Here's your first opportunity to meet and hang out with MisCon 30's artists. You can talk art, ask questions, have a cup of coffee, whatever you want. Just come hang out.

  • Break Fri 3:50 - Sat 4:00
  • panel Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Designing Comic Characters, Madison
    Moderator: Jason Williams; Panelists: Chuck Bordell, Tony Gregori, David Lewis Johnson, Jason Williams, John Wright

    Learn how to design your own comic characters.

  • Break Sat 4:50 - Sun 2:00
  • panel Sun 2:00 - 3:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Atrium
    Panelists: Chuck Bordell, Vandy Hall, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, John Wright

    Hang out with some of MisCon's artists as they draw, paint, or play around with whatever catches their interest. Want to bring your own art materials and make your own stuff? Please do. Want to ask questions about anything art-related? Now is your chance. Just want to eat a sandwich and watch Rob Carlos draw some awesome dragons? Come have a seat. This is an informal hangout session--come and go as you like, or drop in for a few minutes between panels.

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