Gordon Purcell has found particular success in the area of comics licensed from movies and TV. His work includes 'X-Files', 'Xena', 'Lost in Space', 'Godzilla', 'Young Indiana Jones', 'Barb Wire', 'Terminator', and others. Purcell is perhaps best known for his work on dozens of issues of DC's 'Star Trek' titles, he illustrated Star Trek Pocket Books and Star Trek coloring books.
Gordon has also pencilled traditional super-hero fare for DC, Marvel and Image Comics, and handled art chores on a variety of other titles, including 'New Teen Titans', 'Flash' and guest pencils on 'Robin' and 'Aquaman'. Purcell has done the graphic novel series 'Kolchack: The Night Stalker' for Moonstone Books, as well as 'Soulsearchers' and 'Elvira'. He has also worked on 'The Phantom' for Moonstone and 'Beyond the Wall' for IDW.