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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Bendis Talks Iceman's Outing: "I'm Not Done With This Story Yet"

Wed, April 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Brian Michael Bendis speaks with CBR News about the revelation that the time-displaced, original X-Man Bobby Drake is gay.

Gage Talks Storming the Shores of "Spider-Island" for "Secret Wars"

Fri, April 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Christos Gage tells CBR about returning to a Manhattan dominated by monstrous Spider-People as he reimagines "Spider-Island."

Nicieza Ushers in a New "Age of Apocalypse" for "Secret Wars"

Thu, April 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

One of the original AoA architects, Fabian Nicieza explains to CBR News what's changed and where he plans to take his Battleworld-bound mutant cast.

Caramagna Rides Out with "Avengers Vs." and "Wyatt Earp"

Wed, April 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Digital Comics

Joe Caramagna talks with CBR about his two projects featuring legendary, larger than life heroes: "Avengers Vs." and "The Further Travels of Wyatt Earp."

Seeley Reveals the Mysteries Behind His "Revival"

Tue, April 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Tim Seeley illuminates recent revelations of his and Mike Norton's "Revival," setting the stage for the next chapter of their back-from-the-dead mystery tale.

Remender Unpacks "Rage of Ultron," Gets to the Heart of Avengers OGN

Tue, April 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The "Avengers: Rage of Ultron" OGN reignited a war and writer Rick Remender explains to CBR how Ultron creator Hank Pym is now a changed man.

Hickman Ends the "Avengers" & "New Avengers," Prepares for Battle in "Secret Wars"

Wed, April 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CBR spoke with Jonathan Hickman about the road to "Secret Wars" and the writer discusses Cap's Avengers and the shape of the "Secret Wars" event.

Hickman Sets the Stage for His "Avengers" Finale & Marvel's "Secret Wars"

Tue, April 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Jonathan Hickman explains to CBR News how "Time Runs Out" brings "Avengers" & "New Avengers" to a close and puts "Secret Wars" in motion.

Marc Guggenheim Advances his "X-Tinction Agenda" in "Secret Wars"

Mon, April 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The "Arrow" EP fills CBR News in on his plans for Havok, Wolfsbane and more when "X-Tinction Agenda" makes its Batleworld presense known.

Jimenez Forges New Armor for "Angela: Asgard's Assassin"

Fri, April 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Phil Jimenez discusses his overhaul of Angela's armor with CBR News, and the basic philosophy behind his character redesigns.

Soule Finds a Weakness in the Afterlife, Discusses Surprise "Inhuman" Return

Wed, April 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Inhuman" writer Charles Soule spoke with CBR about the shocking revival in issue #13 and the turbulent times ahead for the Inhuman Royal Family.

Costa Ensnares "Secret Wars" in the Web of "Spider-Verse"

Tue, March 31st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Multiversal Spider-Men & Women arrive on Battleworld and writer Mike Costa tells CBR about the series which picks up from the recent Spider-event.

Hopeless Talks Creating Hell on Earth During "Secret Wars" in "Inferno"

Fri, March 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Dennis Hopeless spoke with CBR News about "Inferno," his "Secret Wars" series set in a Battleworld domain where the X-Men lost the 1989 storyline.

David Talks The Maestro's "Future Imperfect" Return During "Secret Wars"

Wed, March 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Peter David discusses the might and machinations of his malevolent Hulk persona the Maestro as he brings "Future Imperfect" to Battleworld.

Abnett's "Korvac Saga" Mashes Medieval Intrigue, Modern Heroics & "Secret Wars"

Mon, March 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Dan Abnett discusses his tale of the original Guardians of the Galaxy serving as knights in a Battleworld domain ruled by the titular character.

Edmondson Arms "Punisher" & "Black Widow" for their "Last Days"

Fri, March 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The Marvel U is ending and "Punisher" & "Black Widow" are going out fighting as CBR spoke with writer Nathan Edmondson about his "Last Days" arcs.

Duggan Discusses Bringing New Novas, Thanos to "Secret Wars" in "Infinity Gauntlet"

Thu, March 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Gerry Duggan discusses his cosmic "Secret Wars" series that follows a young girl and her family trying to survive a nightmarish world -- and Thanos!

Bendis Explains Importance of "Old Man Logan" to "Secret Wars," Marvel Universe

Wed, March 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Promising "something even bigger is coming out the other side," Brian Bendis discusses how his series helps shape the Marvel Universe's next chapter.

Slott Unwraps the Twisted Secrets of Peter Parker's "Spider-Verse" Adventure

Wed, March 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Dan Slott explains how "Spider-Verse" was nearly a Doc Ock tale, shares the Inheritors' origins, reveals why a Spider-Ham title is off the table for now and more!

EXCLUSIVE: "Secret Wars" Resurrects a Mutant Nightmare in "Years of Future Past"

Wed, March 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Marguerite Bennett speaks exclusively with CBR about putting a new spin on Chris Claremont and John Byrne's dystopic mutant future in the new Marvel title.