Richard Comely

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Richard Comely
Born (1950-10-09) October 9, 1950 (age 68)
Oxford, England
Area(s)Cartoonist, Writer, Penciller, Inker, Editor, Letterer, Colourist
Notable works
Captain Canuck

Richard Comely (born October 9, 1950[1] in Oxford, England, England)[2] is a Canadian comic book creator, penciller, inker, letterer, colorist editor, and publisher.

Richard Comely was born in Oxford, England in 1950 and Relocated to Canada as a child in 1953. He has resided in Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta. Married since 1975 to Evelyn, Richard is the father of eight children.

Comely has worked as a commercial artist and writer since his teens. He began publishing his Captain Canuck comic book series [3] in early 1975. That property has been published on and off for approximately 40 years. He has also written and illustrated children's books, syndicated newspaper features, greeting cards, for advertising, promotional videos and for television. He designed and manufactures the ComelyCrane; a portable, extendable jib arm.[4] Richard still teaches art classes and is very involved in his community.

In 2012, Richard into an exclusive licensing agreement with Fadi Hakim to produce animation, new Captain Canuck comic book series, merchandise, and pursue licensing ventures under Captain Canuck Incorporated.[5]


  1. ^ Miller, John Jackson (May 6, 2015). "Comics Industry Birthdays". Comic Buyer’s Guide. Archived from the original on October 30, 2010. Retrieved December 12, 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ [1] at the Lambiek Comiclopedia. Accessed May 6, 2015.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-26. Retrieved 2014-12-26. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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