Ron Randall at Stumptown Comics Fest 2007
|Born||November 22, 1956|
|Area(s)||Writer, Penciller, Inker|
| Trekker |
Arak, Son of Thunder
Justice League International
Ron Randall (born November 22, 1956)is an American comic book artist best known as the creator of the character Trekker.
A graduate of The Kubert SchoolRon Randall's first published comic book work was a two-page backup story titled "Killers Above -- Killers Below!" which was written by Robert Kanigher and appeared in Unknown Soldier #243 (September 1980). Randall then drew several stories for the Sgt. Rock title with Joe Kubert, as well as for many of DC's mystery titles. He and writer Gary Cohn co-created the "Barren Earth" feature as a backup in The Warlord #63 (November 1982) and it was spun off into a four-issue limited series in 1985. Randall became the artist on the Arak, Son of Thunder series with issue #26 (October 1983). He collaborated with writer Greg Potter on the "Me & Joe Priest" graphic novel and drew a few issues of Alan Moore's Swamp Thing run. Randall introduced his creation Trekker, a 23rd-century female bounty hunter named Mercy St. Clair, in Dark Horse Presents #4 (January 1987). The character is not named for fans of the Star Trek franchise.
Randall illustrated the Endless Quest book Conan the Outlaw (1984) and the Dungeons & Dragons adventures To Find a King (1985) and The Bane of Llywelyn (1985).
In 1992, he and writer Gerard Jones became the creative team on the Justice League Europe title.
He is a member of Periscope Studio in Portland, Oregon.In September 2011, Randall launched Trekkkercomic.com, a website collecting all of the previously published Trekker material. Upon completion of the posting of older material, Randall began to present new Trekker stories on the site. Trekker appeared in print again beginning with the story "The Train to Avalon Bay Part 1" in Dark Horse Presents vol. 2 #24 published in May 2013. The Trekker Omnibus collecting the character's appearances was published by Dark Horse in August 2013.
In 2012, Randall was commissioned by H&R Block to illustrate the tax liabilities of Batman and Spider-Man.
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I attended the Joe Kubert School in New Jersey, where I learned from many masters of the trade.
My first comics work was a few short stories in the back of the old Sgt. Rock. Many, many years ago. What I most remember was the rare and priceless opportunity to work one-on-one with Joe Kubert himself as he took me through the steps of layouts, pencils and inks on these short tales.
With the [Justice League] titles spearheaded by Superman mainstay Dan Jurgens, writer Gerard Jones and artists Rick Burchett and Ron Randall jumped on board as well to help revitalize the franchise.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
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