Purcell graduated from the University of Minnesota with Bachelor's degrees in Studio arts and theater. He currently resides in Plymouth, Minnesota, and is married with one son.
Gordon Purcell is an American comic book artist. He began his career in 1987 working for Lightning Comics on the title A.C.T.I.O.N. Force. His first published work for DC Comics was in 1988 on the title Flash. Later on he worked on the title Star Treck, work for which he is probably best known. Years later he was hired by Marvel Comics.
Most recently he has been working for IDW Publishing and for Image Comics's imprint Joe's Comics on the title Protectors.