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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SENYC EXCLUSIVE: Bunn's "March to Axis" Pits "Magneto" Against the Red Skull

Sat, June 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CBR spoke with writer Cullen Bunn about "Magneto" #9 about how it sets up the "Axis" event and pits the Master of Magnetism against the Red Skull.

Brian Wood Travels by Night with "Moon Knight"

Fri, June 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CBR spoke to incoming writer Brian Wood about taking over Marvel Comics' "Moon Knight," which of Warren Ellis' ideas he plans to build on and more.

Remender's "Captain America" Becomes "The Tomorrow Soldier"

Thu, June 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Rick Remender examines the fallout from Cap's battle with the Iron Nail and teases "The Tomorrow Soldier," a new arc featuring Arnim Zola & Red Skull.

MURDER MOST COSMIC: Aaron & Brevoort Exhume "Original Sin" #3

Wed, June 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In our latest post-game chat about each issue of Marvel's "Original Sin" event, writer Jason Aaron & editor Tom Brevoort take a look at issue #3.

Fiffe Explores Street-Level Superpowered Crime in "All-New Ultimates"

Tue, June 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"All-New Ultimates" writer Michel Fiffe explains where his team of superpowered teenagers is headed, and what they'll deal with along the way.

"Time Runs Out" on the Avengers' Future

Tue, June 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jonathan Hickman's "Avengers" titles will jump eight months into the future this September and CBR spoke to editor Tom Brevoort about "Time Runs Out."

Lowe, Hine & Latour Take Readers to the "Edge of Spider-Verse"

Fri, June 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Nick Lowe, David Hine & Jason Latour reveal "Edge of Spider-Verse," a 5-issue event prelude to "Spider-Verse" featuring Gerard Way's Marvel debut.

"Daily Show's" Kalan Prowls the Woods with "Wolverine" & Jubilee

Wed, June 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Daily Show" writer Elliott Kalan discusses his "Wolverine Annual" #1 with a very mortal Logan, Jubilee and her son Shogo on a dangerous camping trip.

David Welcomes New Mutants to "All-New X-Factor"

Wed, June 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CBR spoke with "All-New X-Factor" writer Peter David about new cast members Cypher & Warlock, the team's recent rescue mission and how it affects the series.

Charles Soule Investigates "She-Hulk's" Blue File

Tue, June 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Charles Soule discusses "She-Hulk's" next arc, in which Jen and her allies attempt to unlock the secrets of a mysterious case no one remembers.

Baron Zemo Makes a Dangerous Offer in Hopeless' "Avengers Undercover"

Mon, June 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Dennis Hopeless tells CBR News about Baron Zemo's offer to the book's cast, and the return of an original Runaway and much more.

Waid & Gillen Atone for the Original Sins of "Hulk" & "Iron Man"

Fri, May 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Mark Waid & Kieron Gillen discuss their "Original Sin" tie-in, "Hulk Vs. Iron Man," which also concludes each writer's run on both characters' solo titles.

Latour's "Wolverine & the X-Men" Fights the Future

Wed, May 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Wolverine & the X-Men" writer Jason Latour tells CBR about making the Jean Grey School's staff and students confront their possible destinies.

MURDER MOST COSMIC: Aaron & Brevoort Decode "Original Sin" #2

Fri, May 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

CBR sits down with "Original Sin" writer Jason Aaron and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort to gain insight into Marvel's massive new event.

Blackman Explores Marvel's Mercenary Underworld in "Elektra"

Thu, May 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Haden Blackman discusses the first arc of "Elektra," which finds his protagonist dealing with a horde of hired guns as she struggles to apprehend a legendary assassin.

Gerry Duggan Unleashes the Ω "Hulk"

Wed, May 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Gerry Duggan takes over Marvel's "Hulk" ongoing series in August and tells CBR about his take on the Jade Giant, and his first arc, "The Ω Hulk."

Duggan's Nova Feels the Pain of "Original Sin"

Tue, May 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Gerry Duggan talks about "Nova's" "Original Sin" tie-in, which finds Sam Alexander dealing with the Watcher's death, financial troubles the Nova Corps' secrets.

Professor Xavier's "Original Sin" Comes to Light in "Uncanny X-Men"

Thu, May 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Cyclops uncovers the will of deceased X-Men founder Charles Xavier as "Original Sin" crashes into "Uncanny X-Men" on the path to the next X-event.

Seeley & Norton Bring Their "Revival" to the Big Apple

Thu, May 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Tim Seeley & Mike Norton tell CBR about sending Wausau Police Officer Dana Cypress to New York City to investigate an undead-related crime.

Gage Sets the "Spider-Verse" Stage with One More "Superior Spider-Man" Story

Wed, May 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Dan Slott and Christos Gage return to "Superior Spider-Man" for a special two-issue story that sets the stage for the upcoming "Spider-Verse" event.

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