Rick Remender

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Rick Remender
Rick Remender - 01.jpg
Remender at a convention on April 27, 2013.
Born February 1973 (age 41)[1]
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer, Penciller, Inker
Notable works
Fear Agent
The End League
Punisher vol. 8
Uncanny X-Force
Venom

Official website

Rick Remender (born February 1973) is an American comic book writer and artist who resides in Portland, Oregon. He is best known for his work on Marvel Comics' Punisher series, as well as Fear Agent, Uncanny X-Force, and Venom.

Career[edit]

While in the early stages of his comic book career, Remender worked in animation on such films as The Iron Giant, Anastasia, Titan A.E. and The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle.

In 1998 he teamed up with Harper Jaten and Rory Hensly to create the absurdist humor comic Captain Dingleberry. After four issues self-publishing the series was picked up by SLG Publishing.

His next series, Black Heart Billy, was also at SLG with collaborator Kieron Dwyer.

In 1999, while producing Black Heart Billy Remender produced the horror comic Doll and Creature with John Heebink and Mike Manley.

From 2000-2003 Remender went on to do co-create and direct an animated series Swing Town for Wild Brian Animation. He also produced comics and album covers for Fat Wreck Chords, a Bay Area punk label. During this time he taught comics, animation and storyboards at the Academy of Art University, Inked The Avengers, and penciled numerous issues of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

From 2004 to 2005 Remender launched Fear Agent, Sea of Red and Strange Girl with Image Comics, Night Mary at IDW, and he illustrated the comic book adaptation of the movie Man With the Screaming Brain, by Dark Horse Comics. A year later he drew the series The Last Christmas, which was written by Brian Posehn and Gerry Dugan.

During this time he would be teaming up with French artist Paul Renaud for a Red Sonja one-shot published by Dynamite Entertainment titled "Vacant Shell".[2] He is also working on the horror line Crawl Space with Kieron Dwyer, which will include stories like XXXombies.[3] He had previously worked with Dwyer on Sea of Red[4] and Night Mary.[5]


Remender was working on the Dark Horse Comics series The End League,[6] as well as launching a giant robot series Gigantic,[7][8] he will also be relaunching Fear Agent[9] and starting a new series at Image Comics called Sorrow.[10]

He became co-author of Punisher War Journal with Matt Fraction from issue #19 to 25 and then was the main writer on the new and eighth Punisher series. IDW Publishing also released a "master edition" of Black Heart Billy.[11] In April 2009, Remender signed an exclusive writing contract with Marvel Comics[12] but was still able to release the series The Last Days of American Crime through Radical Comics.[13][14] In late 2010 he launched the new title Uncanny X-Force.[15][16]

He served as a writer on Electronic Art's game Dead Space and was the lead writer for Epic Games' Bulletstorm, which was released on February 22nd, 2011.

Bibliography[edit]

SLG Publishing[edit]

Image Comics[edit]

Dark Horse Comics[edit]

Marvel Comics[edit]

Other publishers[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Remender, Rick (August 1, 2013). "For Wikipedia". RickRemender.com. Retrieved August 8, 2013. [dead link]
  2. ^ Khouri, Andy (January 26, 2007). "There's Just Something About Sonja: Remender Talks '"Vacant Shell'". Comic Book Resources.
  3. ^ Tramountanas, George A. (September 28, 2007). "ZOMBIE PORN: Remender has 'XXXombies' in his 'Crawl Space'". Comic Book Resources.
  4. ^ Weiland, Jonah (December 13, 2004). "High Sea Adventure: Remender & Dwyer Exclusively Talk Images's 'Sea of Red'". Comic Book Resources.
  5. ^ Weiland, Jonah (April 22, 2005). "Dwyer & Remender Explore Your Nightmares In 'Night Mary'". Comic Book Resources.
  6. ^ Manning, Shaun (October 6, 2008). "Remender & Canete On 'The End League'". Comic Book Resources.
  7. ^ Furey, Emmett (June 9, 2008). "The Ultimate Gladiator: Remender talks 'Gigantic'". Comic Book Resources.
  8. ^ Arrant, Chris (October 30, 2008). "Getting 'Gigantic' With Rick Remender". Newsarama.
  9. ^ O'Shea, Tim (November 4, 2007). "Remender's Fear Agent: Open Wound as Lead Character". Comics Bulletin. Retrieved August 6, 2013.
  10. ^ Rick Remender: Where Fear Meets Sorrow, Comics Bulletin. July 31, 2007
  11. ^ Remender, Rick (October 2, 2008). "Rick Remender: The Secret Origin of Black Heart Billy". Newsarama.
  12. ^ "Emerald City '09: Remender Signs Exclusive". Marvel.com. April 5, 2009
  13. ^ Manning, Shaun (August 20, 2009). "Remender's "Last Days of American Crime"". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved March 1, 2010. 
  14. ^ Arrant, Chris (October 28, 2009). "You Will Be Brainwashed Into Compliance in 'LAST DAYS'". Newsarama. Retrieved March 1, 2010. 
  15. ^ Richards, Dave (April 18, 2010). "C2E2: Remender Unleashes "New X-Force"". Comic Book Resources. 
  16. ^ Manning, Shaun (September 9, 2010). "Marvel's Next Big Thing 'Uncanny X-Force' Call". Comic Book Resources. 

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