Rich Faber is an award-winning Illustrator
who has been working for over 20 years. Rich is a versatile artist
who began his career as a Comic
Book Inker. Known for his keen attention to detail, his
specialties include, but are not limited to, photo-realistic pencil
Illustrations, brush, pen, and ink Illustrations as well as Logo
Design Illustrations. Illustration subjects of particular
interest include Baseball,
include Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, USA Networks, Scholastic,
New Line Cinema, Watson-Guptill Publications, DC Comics, Marvel
Comics, Westfield Shoppingtowns, Noodlesoup Productions, WWE (World Wrestling and Entertainment),
LEGO, Centocor, and The Washington Speakers' Bureau, among many others.
He is a frequent contributor to Christopher Hart's popular "How
To Draw..."series, which is one of Watson-Guptill Publications’
top-sellers. His Illustrations have appeared in several of the company's
publications. Rich's animation work includes a stint serving as
an Illustrator on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim series, "MinoriTeam."
As the Art Director for Flatt World Figures, a company that produced
collectible character figures, Rich was responsible for co-designing
the company logo, creating and designing a “character card”
insert and layout art for product packaging, as well as recruiting
and coordinating freelance artists and sculptors. Flatt World’s
"Bela Lugosi as Dracula"was awarded Best Packaging by
ToyFare Magazine in their "Best of the Best of 1999,"February
In the Comic Book industry, Rich has worked on such well-known characters
as Superman, Green Lantern, Steel, and The Titans, as well as on
Todd Dezago and Mike Wieringo’s critically acclaimed Comic
Book, Tellos. He was one of the many contributors to “9-11:
The World’s Finest Comic Book Writers and Artists Tell Stories
To Remember, Volume 2”, a Graphic Novel whose profits all
go to 9-11 charities. The original artwork for this book is now
part of the permanent collection in The Library of Congress.
Rich is a frequent collaborator
with John Gallagher, and is an artist and editor for John's Harvey Award nominated,
creator-owned Comic Book, Buzzboy.
Rich and John are the co-creators of Roboy
Red , an award-winning
all-ages comic book and graphic novel about a little boy robot who
escapes from the theme park that built him. Through his all-ages
work with Gallagher, Rich is a charter member of the non-profit
Love Comics, a collection of all-ages creators and publishers
promoting literacy through graphic novels, and is a frequent contributor
to the KLC
Blog. In the podcast arena, along with Gallagher, and their friend and colleague, Jamar Nicholas, Rich is one of the "tri-hosts" of Comic Book Diner, a podcast on the art and business of comics.
A native of Sayville, New York, on Long Island, Rich now makes his
home in Southwest Florida.
Rich accepts commissions. Please send inquiries regarding Commissions
Rich is also an experienced Art
Instructor and Lecturer. He has been an Adjunct at
Moore College of Art & Design,
in Philadelphia, PA, and has taught at Delaware College of Art &
Design, in Wilmington, DE. He does many library and school appearances
each year. If you are interested in having Rich appear as a Guest
Lecturer for your school or organization, please send inquiries
If you are interested in purchasing original Comic Book Art, please
send inquiries here.