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Richard Starkings

About the designer

Richard Starkings is the creator of the comic book ELEPHANTMEN and co-creator of THE BEEF and ASK FOR MERCY. Born and raised in England, Starkings worked for five years at Marvel UK’s London offices as editor, designer and occasional writer of ZOIDS, GHOSTBUSTERS, TRANSFORMERS and the DOCTOR WHO comic strip. He is perhaps best known for his work with the award-winning Comicraft design and lettering studio, which he founded in 1992 with John ‘JG’ Roshell. Starkings & Roshell also co-authored the best-selling books COMIC BOOK LETTERING THE COMICRAFT WAY, TIM SALE: BLACK AND WHITE and J SCOTT CAMPBELL: TIME CAPSULE.

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