Mike Richardson (publisher)

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Mike Richardson
Born (1950-06-29) June 29, 1950 (age 64)
Milwaukie, Oregon
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer, Publisher
Notable works
Dark Horse Comics
The Mask
Timecop

Mike Richardson (born June 29, 1950) is an American film producer and the founder of Dark Horse Comics, a comic book publication company based in Milwaukie, Oregon.[1]

Career[edit]

Richardson is the current president of Dark Horse Comics, a comics publishing company he founded in 1986.[2] Richardson is also the president of Dark Horse Entertainment,[3] a subsidiary company which has developed and produced numerous projects for film and television based on Dark Horse properties or licensed properties.[4] In addition, he owns the retail chain and website Things From Another World, and has written numerous graphic novels and comics series, including The Secret, Living with the Dead, and Cut as well as co-authoring two non-fiction books: Comics Between the Panels and Blast Off![5] In January 2010 Bruce Campbell revealed that Richardson was working as a producer on Bruce vs. Frankenstein, the sequel to My Name Is Bruce, which is set for late 2010 release.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Richardson is married with children. He names Charles Dickens and James Ellroy as his favorite writers, and The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band as his favorite album. He is also fond of basketball, guitars and fine wine.[7] He resides in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Bibliography[edit]

Comics[edit]

Books[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Writer Producer Director Notes
1994 The Mask
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Chuck Russell
Timecop
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Peter Hyams
1996 Barb Wire
NoN
David Hogan Nominated—Razzie Award for Worst Picture
1999 Mystery Men
NoN
Kinka Usher
2003 Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision
NoN
Steve Boyum Direct-to-DVD
2004 Hellboy
NoN
Guillermo del Toro
Alien vs. Predator
NoN
Paul W. S. Anderson Executive producer
2007 Hellboy: Sword of Storms
NoN
Tad Stones
Phil Weinstein
Direct-to-DVD
Executive producer
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program
My Name Is Bruce
NoN
Bruce Campbell
2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army
NoN
Guillermo del Toro
2016 Tarzan
NoN
David Yates Filming
TBA Bruce vs. Frankenstein
NoN
Bruce Campbell Upcoming
TBA Beasts of Burden
NoN
Shane Acker Upcoming

Awards[edit]

Mike Richardson has been nominated for two film awards:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mike Richardson at the Big Comic Book DataBase
  2. ^ Things From Another World, online retailer of comics and collectibles, sister company of Dark Horse Comics
  3. ^ Mike Richardson at Dark Horse
  4. ^ Interview by Bob Andelman
  5. ^ "ICv2 Interview". Icv2.com. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ 'Bruce Vs. Frankenstein': The Sequel to 'My Name Is Bruce' Gets the Go Ahead!
  7. ^ Comics Buyer's Guide #1669, September 2010, Page 82.

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