Listed in Who's Who in the national register at the Library Of Congress as a lifetime member, Harold Shull has had a very diversified career. Beginning as a Political and Sports Cartoonist for the Baltimore News American, he has made his mark in many different fields. Shull moved from Baltimore, MD. to New Jersey to make it as an illustrator in New York City, but as luck would have it, he found a steady income in the toy field designing packages and toys for such companies as: Knickerbocker, Mego, and HG Toy Companies.
While designing hundreds of toy packages, Shull was also developing his painting style by illustrating these packages. Major corporations started to take notice of these package designs and Shull started receiving commissions to do illustrations for The New York Yankees, NBC TV, Warner Bros. and many others.
Throughout his career, Shull has always enjoyed painting portraits of people and animals and as a result of his popular realistic style he has paintings in the private collections of: Bob Hope, Johnny Unitas, Steve Allen, J. Randolph Hearst, Sharon Himes, Blaze Starr, Eddie Arnold, Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, John Crowther, Julie Adams, Basil Gogos, Brooks Robinson and many others of equal prominence.