D. Bruce Berry was born in Oakland, California. After a stint in the Air Force as a sign painter, he went on to a career in advertising as a merchandise artist. He became involved in the 1960's fandom and went on to ink much of Jack Kirby's 1970, DC Comics work including Kamandi, Our Fighting Forces, OMAC, The Losers, and 1st Issue Special's Manhunter and The Dingbats. He then inked several issues of Captain America with Jack Kirby's return to Marvel Comics in the later 70's. And then later in Jack Kirby's career on Silver Star and The Hunger Dogs.