Mike Russell is a writer and cartoonist. His comics projects include “The Sabertooth Vampire,” “CulturePulp,” “Mr. Do & Mr. Don’t,” “Opera, Drawn Quickly,” “Jaxxon’s 11,” “Augie, The Littlest Reaver,” “Serenity Tales,” “Santa’s Lil’ Gimp,” “Take My Love,” and several educational comics (most recently “Clusters and Your Economy: An Illustrated Introduction.”) He’s also created beer labels, an album cover and a comics-convention identity system.
His writing, interviews and/or comics have appeared in Dark Horse Presents, The Oregonian, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Willamette Week, The Portland Mercury, In Focus Magazine, The DVD Journal, Bookslut, and other publications. He lives in Portland.