A sixties child and a seventies teenager, Dale Berry lived in six different states (some twice) throughout the USA before he was fifteen. After High School, he traveled as a carnival sideshow barker, learning the craft from Bobby Reynolds, "America's Greatest Living Carnival Showman" (who has lectured on the art at the Smithsonian Institute, and was recently featured on the TV series “Freakshow”). Dale then worked as a film inspector, stage technician and Scenic Designer, ultimately serving as Advertising Art Director for the Fox Performing Arts Theater in Bakersfield, California.

He entered the comic book field in 1986 with the publication of his first series Ninja Funnies, by Eternity Comics. Its first issue sold 35,000 copies. In 1988, Dale was listed as a Kern County Author and his published work was collected in the Beale Memorial Library in Bakersfield. From 1988 to 1989, Dale worked with Daerick Gross Studios, creating the “Moonlight Cutter” series for Tales of the Kung Fu Warriors magazine. Dale also worked as a writer/artist on "White Lotus."

In 1993, Dale's character "Dragonhead" (created with writer Eric Dinehart) was included in the Comic FutureStars trading card series.

For FM station 103.7 KRZR in Fresno, California, Dale designed their trademark, THE WILD HARE, helping create the second most recognized radio station mascot in the country. Dale contributed the icon's original image and its many T-shirt, bumper sticker & product designs. His work is featured prominently in--and he’s listed as the "Art Director" for--the documentary Long Live the Wild Hare: A Rock Radio Story.

In 1995, Dale formed Myriad Publications, issuing Myriad: A San Joaquin Graphic Story Collection, which featured local talents who now make international waves in the comic, video game and advertising industries. His graphic novel series, Tales of the Moonlight Cutter, began in 2002 to much critical praise, and is currently optioned for film & TV development.

In 2015, Dale created the first graphic short story published in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine's 60 year history. In 2016, his second story "Dead Air" was submitted for an Edgar Award for Best Short Story of the Year.

As a commercial artist and designer, his clients have included 20th Century Fox, Clear Channel Communications, Warner Brothers, and The Magical World of Ray Lum, professional illusionist. Dale's pinup art has appeared in a Los Angeles gallery show, and a tattoo design that Dale created has been included in the AIDS quilt project.

A life-long film buff, his articles and reviews have appeared in  The Hong Kong Movie Database, Oriental Cinema magazine, and KungFuMagazine.com. Dale is also a rock radio DJ and a fencing instructor. He currently resides in San Francisco, California, with his wife, a novelist and award-winning screenwriter.

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