Dave Richards

Staff Writer
Plymouth, Michigan

Early on my mom came up with the plan to introduce me to reading via comics. Her plan worked and gave me both a lifelong love of reading and comics. The earliest comics I remember were some Spider-Man stories where he fought the Kingpin and an issue of Marvel’s “Star Wars” where Darth Vader battled a cyborg. My early comic habit got a regular fix whenever we’d take the Ohio Turnpike to visit my grandparents in Pennsylvania. We’d stop at a rest stop and I’d get a three pack of mostly Gold Key books like “Grimm’s Ghost Stories” or reprints of “Turk: Son of Stone.”

In the ‘80s I started collecting super hero books on a regular basis with “Thing” #24, where he battled the Rhino. From there I picked up a ton of Marvel books. Several years later I was introduced to the DC Universe via books like “Batman: The Killing Joke” and “Suicide Squad.” Later my tastes branched out as I discovered companies like Dark Horse and DC’s Vertigo imprint. Currently I’m a huge fan of all forms of genre comics: super hero, crime, action, horror, science fiction and fantasy

When I’m not writing for CBR I’m usually toiling away at the public library I work at or working on book reviews or other pop culture related ramblings at my blog.

FIRST COMIC: “Amazing Spider-Man” & “Star Wars”

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Spider-Man, Captain America, The Thing and Luke Cage

Articles By Dave Richards

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Hopeless Prepares for the "Avengers Undercover" Endgame

Mon, July 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Dennis Hopeless takes "Avengers Undercover" three months into the future for the series final arc, promising fans a 'satisfying conclusion' to his epic story.

Remender Discusses Redefining a Legend In "All-New Captain America"

Fri, July 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Rick Remender takes us deep into Sam Wilson's new role as Captain America, with details about the former Falcon's part in "AXIS" and his new series.

Brevoort Assembles an All-Star Lineup for the "Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration"

Thu, July 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Editor Tom Brevoort tells CBR about the "Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration," an anthology featuring all-star characters and creators from the company's history.

Heroic Identity of Wilson's "Ms. Marvel" Continues To Take Shape

Wed, July 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Ms. Marvel" writer G. Willow Wilson discusses what lies ahead for young Kamala Khan, including a team-up with the de-powered Wolverine and the Inhumans.

Acker & Blacker Escalate the Punisher's War Against the "Thunderbolts"

Wed, July 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ben Acker & Ben Blacker discuss the fallout from "Thunderbolts" #27, in which Red Hulk had an explosive reaction to Punisher quitting the team.

Jason Aaron Explains "Thor's" New, Female God of Thunder

Wed, July 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Jason Aaron tells CBR about the mysterious female who will be found worthy to wield mystical hammer Mjolnir and become the new "Thor."

MURDER MOST COSMIC: Aaron, Brevoort Reveal the Secrets of "Original Sin" #5

Fri, July 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron and Tom Brevoort discuss the twists and turns of "Original Sin" #5, Nick Fury's big secret, a new Marvel U character's intro and more

Andrews Explores the Consequences of Forging "Iron Fist" Into a "Living Weapon"

Wed, July 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Iron Fist: The Living Weapon" creator Kaare Andrews tells CBR how the ghosts of Danny Rand's past are coming back to haunt him in the present.

Abnett Heads Back to the Future with "Guardians 3000"

Wed, July 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Dan Abnett discusses the October-launching "Guardians 3000," taking the original incarnation of the Guardians of the Galaxy back to their far future roots.

EXCLUSIVE: Aaron & Garney Introduce the "Men of Wrath"

Tue, July 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron & Ron Garney tell CBR about their new Marvel Icon miniseries "Men of Wrath," which examines the violent family history of a hitman named Ira Rath.

"The Tenth Realm" Spins Ewing's "Loki" Toward "AXIS"

Mon, July 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Al Ewing tells CBR about how "Thor and Loki: The Tenth Realm" leads "Loki: Agent of Asgard" directly from "Original Sin" to Marvel's "AXIS" event.

Chris Yost Gives the "New Warriors" Fierce Foes & Animal Allies

Mon, June 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Chris Yost tells CBR News about introducing the High Evolutionary, Chthon, Jake Waffles and Mr. Whiskers to Marvel's "New Warriors."

EXCLUSIVE: Thane Revisits His Father's Sins in Williams' "Thanos" Infinite Comic

Fri, June 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Rob Williams talks about his new Infinite Comic, which finds the mad titan's son Thane learning about his father's battle with Ego the Living Planet.

Joshua Hale Fialkov Dooms Marvel's "Ultimate FF"

Wed, June 25th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

With "Ultimate FF" in its home stretch, Joshua Hale Fialkov tells CBR about welcoming Doctor Doom into the core cast -- and who might join him.

MURDER MOST COSMIC: Aaron & Brevoort Reveal "Original Sin" #4

Tue, June 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron and Tom Brevoort discuss the fallout from Marvel's "Original Sin" #4, including the identity of the "Mysterious Boss."

Scheer & Giovannetti Threaten "Deadpool" with Brute Force

Mon, June 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Comedian Paul Scheer & Nick Giovannetti delve into "Deadpool Bi-Annual," which pits Wade Wilson against the 'classic' cybernetic animal crusaders.

Man and Machine Collide in Nathan Edmondson's "Deathlok"

Fri, June 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Nathan Edmondson tells CBR about Marvel's new "Deathlok" ongoing series which launches in October and spins out of the story in "Original Sins" #1.

Duggan Pits Hawkeye & Deadpool Against Crime - and Each Other

Thu, June 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Gerry Duggan pits Avenger against merc in "Hawkeye Vs Deadpool," a buddy action tale that finds the duo both battling it out and teaming up.

Mike Allred Is Having A 'Radd' Time with "Silver Surfer"

Wed, June 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Mike Allred explains why working with Dan Slott to bring classic and all-new Marvel characters to life in "Silver Surfer" is a 'dream.'

Lindsey McKeon Reaps "Supernatural" Rewards, Big Screen Future

Mon, June 16th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Lindsey McKeon tells SPINOFF about her recurring role as Tessa the Reaper on "Supernatural" and spills on several upcoming movie roles.

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