Richard Elson

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Richard Elson
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Born 1962 (age 51–52)
Nationality British
Area(s) Penciller, Inker, Colourist
Notable works
Atavar
Sonic the Comic

Richard Elson (born 1962) is a British comic book artist best known for his work on Sonic the Comic, 2000 AD and Thor.

Biography[edit]

Richard Elson is a fine art graduate with over sixteen years experience as a cartoonist and illustrator.

His versatility has found a wide variety of outlets in a career that has included extended runs on Sonic the Comic and Britain's premier science-fiction anthology 2000 AD. He has contributed to many of the comics published in the UK over recent years, including The Beano (drawing Billy The Cat in 2003, and also Tim Traveller in that year's The Beano Annual), Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles, Toxic Crusaders[1] and Panini Comics' UK title Spectacular Spider-Man Adventures.

His first Marvel Comics work was Marvel Zombies Return: Hulk, with Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Seth Grahame-Smith.[2] He subsequently illustrated issues of Thor and Journey Into Mystery during Kieron Gillen's run writing the titles, and is currently the launch artist on a new series of Morbius, the Living Vampire.

He has also worked for computer games companies, toy manufacturers and UK television show This Morning.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Elson lives in the UK, with his wife and two children, in the cathedral city of Worcester.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

Comic work includes:

  • Sonic the Comic: "Sonic" in #7-10, 18, 19, 21-28, 33-38, 45, 47-53, 59-72, 75-78, 80-82, 84-87, 89, 90, 94, 95, 97-100, 102, 104-106, 108-111, 113-119, 121-132, 134-138, 140-141, 143-147, 149-154, 156-158, 160-162, 164, 165, 167, 168, 170-184; "Knuckles" in #39-44, 53-58; "Captain Plunder" in #91-93; "Sonic's World" in #103; covers to #35, 37, 38, 40, 76, 89, 94, 97-102, 109-111, 125, 131, 145, 161, 162, 164, 165, 167, 168, 170-223 (1993–2001)
  • Judge Dredd:
    • "The Moby" (with John Wagner, in 2000 AD #1228, 2001)
    • "Nobody" (with Robbie Morrison, in 2000 AD #1467, 2005)
    • "The Incident" (with Robbie Morrison, in 2000 AD #1538, 2007)
    • "Ownership" (with Rob Williams, in 2000 AD #1587-1588, 2008)
    • "Blindside" (with Robbie Morrison, in 2000 AD #1596-1599, 2008)
  • Atavar (with Dan Abnett):
    • "Atavar" (in 2000 AD #1281-1288, 2002)
    • "Atavar II" (in 2000 AD #1329-1335, 2003)
    • "Atavar III" (in 2000 AD #1443-1449, 2005)
  • Kingdom (with Dan Abnett):
    • "Kingdom" (in 2000 AD, Prog 2007 and #1518-1525, 2006–2007)
    • "The Promised Land" (in 2000 AD, Prog 2008 and #1567-76, 2007–2008)
    • "Call of the Wild" (in 2000 AD #1650-1661, 2009)
    • "His Master's Voice" (in 2000 AD, Prog 2011 and #1715-1725, 2011)

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