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Richard Starkings

Information about the typeface designer Richard Starkings and his fonts.

Richard Starkings has worked in the comic book industry as a cartoonist, writer, colourist, production manager and publisher, but is primarily known for his work as a lettering artist. He founded the Comicraft Design and Lettering studio with John Roshell in 1992 and Comicraft's unique line fonts were made commercially available at starting in 1995.

Starkings' team of crack international Comicraftsmen are best known for their work on Battle Chasers, Danger Girl, The Red Star, Superman and the X-Men. Outside of his role as Comicraft's First Tiger, Starkings is slightly less well known for his cartoon strip at, and as the creator of the Hippopotamime Information Agent, Hip Flask.

[Richard Starkings, November 2001]

Fonts designed by Richard Starkings:

Absolutely Fabulous
Achtung Baby
Astro City
Astro City Italic
Aztech Click
Aztech Clunk
Bronto Burger Medium
Bronto Burger Well Done
Carry On Screaming
Cheeky Monkey
Cheeky Monkey Outline
Clobberin Time Crunchy
Clobberin Time Smooth
Comicrazy Italic
Dear Diary
Designer Genes
Designer Genes Seven
Designer Genes Splice
Designer Genes Zipangu
Dutch Courage Black and Tan
Dutch Courage Dark
Dutch Courage Draught
Dutch Courage Lite
Phases On Stun
Rassum Frassum
Rassum Frassum Frick Fracka
Richard Starkings
Richard Starkings Bold
Sez Who
Sez You
Shake Open
Shiver Open
Shout Out

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