Anne Rice's The Vampire Lestat #9, May 1991
Daerick Gross is a comic book artist/editor and illustrator from Simi Valley, California. In the 1980s he was editor and publisher of 'Kung-Fu Warriors', 'Shred' and 'Tales of the Ninja Warriors' through CFW Enterprises, and the inker on 'Last of the Viking Heroes' for Pacific Comics. In the early 1990s he was present at Innovation with art on 'Forbidden Planet' and the Anne Rice adaptations 'The Vampire Lestat' and 'The Queen of the Damned'. He then went to Heroic Comics where he illustrated 'Murcielaga' and 'Reiki Warriors', and illustrated 'Mr. No' and 'Soliloquy Jones'. Gross did art on Marvel's 'Excalibur' in 1994. He also illustrated the well-known sexuality guide 'Guide to Getting it On'. Gross works on his commercial art through his own firm Studio G since 1989.