Rich Smith is a self taught illustrator and fully trained graphic designer from southern New England. He is known for his clean contrasting pencil work, expressive faces and exaggerated dynamic action scenes. Rich has always had an interest in creating vibrant illustration work and draws much of his inspiration from the Saturday morning cartoons, JRPGs and Sega Genesis video games of his childhood and, of course, comic books. John Byrne, Jim Lee, Joe Madureira and Andy Kubert are just a few of his major influences from the world of comic book creation. Be on the lookout because Rich has made it his personal quest to bring fun and high adventure to every project he is involved in.