Larry Dixon is an acclaimed artist and interior illustrator with work ranging from Harvard Press to Marvel. Son of an extraordinary Okie farmgirl and a Delta Force commando, Larry has been a racecar driver, volunteer firefighter, stormspotter and all-around adventurer. His passions are falconry, technology, music history, special effects, custom cars, comedy, games, fashion and model making. Larry was also the Great Eagles reference adviser for the Lord of the Rings films. With Mercedes Lackey, he’s credited for popularizing gryphons and has been guest of honor at more than 200 conventions worldwide. He lives in Oklahoma, where he collects comics, odd cars and injuries.