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Rick Burchett

Artist of Batman Adventures and Lady Sabre

Rick Burchett draws the popular webcomic Lady Sabre & The Pirates of the Ineffable Aether, which is written by Greg Rucka.

Rick Burchett got his at First Comics, Pacific Comics, Capital Comics, and AC Comics. His work included Black Diamond, E-Man, American Flagg!, Great American Western, and The Phantom. He then spent several years working on popular characters for DC Comics including Batman, Flash, Superman,Wonder Woman, The Justice League, and Green Lantern. In 2011 he began a run drawing The All-New Batman: The Brave and the Bold. He has also drawn She-Hulk for Marvel Comics.

Burchett has received Eisner Awards. in 1996, he shared an award with Paul Dini and Ty Templeton for The Batman and Robin Adventures. In 1999, he received an award for Batman: The Gotham Adventures for his work with Ty Templeton and Terry Beatty,

Rick Burchett biography

Rick Burchett is a veteran of over 30 years in the comics industry. In that time he has been an artist on everything from Archie to the Justice League to Kid Colt, Outlaw, but is best known for his long tenure on DC’s “Adventures” books (Batman Adventures, Superman Adventures, etc). He’s also logged extended runs on E-Man, Blackhawk, Green Lantern, and She Hulk. Along the way he’s picked up three Eisner Awards and the Haxtur Award from Spain

For the past four years Rick, along with writer Greg Rucka and editor/web designer Eric Newsom, has been producing the twice-weekly web comic, Lady Sabre and the Pirates of the Ineffable Aether.

Rick has attended every Planet Comicon and is still waiting for his perfect attendance medal. He lives in St. Louis with his wife and two sons.

More about Rick Burchett

On the Lady Sabre site, Burchett and Rucka are described as:

Rick Burchett and Greg Rucka are fond of saying that they were separated at birth…by twenty years and half a continent. Introduced to one another by the great writer and editor Denny O’Neil, the two have worked together off and on for over a decade. What began as a professional relationship very quickly turned into a sincere friendship as the two discovered multiple shared passions, including a love of the pulps, westerns, James Bond, old British comedies, amongst many others. Their only true point of divergence is in Rick’s love of baseball, while Greg is a devotee of football (he hates calling it soccer).

Between them, they’ve earned some half-dozen Eisner awards for their work in comics on such titles as The Batman and Robin Adventures, Gotham Central, Queen & Country, and Whiteout: Melt. Their passion for the medium, and their frustrations with the mainstream, has lead to multiple attempts at ‘outside’ projects in the past. Lady Sabre & the Pirates of the Ineffable Aether is the inevitable outgrowth of this, wedding their love of old-time pulps and serials with their dedication to emotionally honest, and genuinely fun, comics.

11:00 am

Rick Burchett, Howard Chaykin, Jeremy Haun, Jason A Hurley, Nerd For A Living
Saturday May 21, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

2:00 pm

THE WIDE WORLD OF WEBCOMICS :: Room 2505A (Lower Level)
Jason Arnett, Rick Burchett, Chris Grine, Yale Stewart
Sunday May 22, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm