Richard Piers Rayner

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Richard Piers Rayner
Nationality English
Area(s) Penciller, Artist
Notable works
Road to Perdition
Awards Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award (1989)

Richard Piers Rayner (/ˈrnər/) is an English comic book artist. He is best known for his work on Road to Perdition.


Richard Piers Rayner began his professional comic career in 1988, illustrating for DC Comics and Marvel Comics. His works include Hellblazer,[1] Swamp Thing, L.E.G.I.O.N., Doctor Fate, and Doctor Who. His most notable work is Road to Perdition, which was adapted into a film in 2002, starring Tom Hanks, and directed by Sam Mendes.[2][3]

He is also a frequent contributor to the DC publications, Paradox Press, and is artist in residence at Middlesbrough FC.[4] In November 2008 he wrote and illustrated Middlesbrough FC - The Unseen History.



His comics work includes:


  1. ^ Irvine, Alex (2008), "John Constantine Hellblazer", in Dougall, Alastair, The Vertigo Encyclopedia, New York: Dorling Kindersley, pp. 102–111, ISBN 0-7566-4122-5, OCLC 213309015 
  2. ^ [1], Lambiek Comiclopedia (retrieved 17 September 2007)
  3. ^ [2]
  4. ^,,1,00.html Richard's Artistic Eye
  5. ^ Comic-Con International official site: The Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award Archived 2009-12-29 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Road to Perdition details at DC


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