Rich Faber is an award-winning Illustrator who has been working for over 15 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, Automobiles, and Portraits.

Rich's clients 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 2000 issue.

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 organization, Kids 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 the suburbs northwest of Philadelphia.

Rich accepts commissions. Please send inquiries regarding Commissions here

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 here.

If you are interested in purchasing original Comic Book Art, please send inquiries here.


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