IMAGE proudly presents the second hardcover volume of RICHARD STARKINGS' critically acclaimed HIP FLASK series. This lavish European 'widescreen' format edition collects HIP FLASK: ELEPHANTMEN, HIP FLASK: MYSTERY CITY and features a special gallery of sketches and drawings by LADRÖNN, who won an Eisner award for his work on MYSTERY CITY.
Concrete jungle
Author of screenplay
Richard Starkings Joe Casey
Berkeley (CA): Image Comics, 2007
96 p. : ill.
9781582406794 (hardback)

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Richard Starkings

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Richard Starkings (born 27 January 1962) is a British font designer and comic book letterer, editor and writer. He was one of the early pioneers of computer-based comic-book lettering, and is one of the most prolific creators in that industry.


Starkings' lettering style was originally inspired by British comic strip letterers Bill Nuttall and Tom Frame. Starkings' UK career began with lettering jobs in 2000 AD's Future Shocks and various strips in Warrior. From there he moved to Marvel UK where he lettered Zoids in Spider-Man Weekly and Transformers before becoming an editor for the company in the late 1980s. Titles he edited included Death's Head and Dragon's Claws. However, by the beginning of the 1990s he devoted himself exclusively to lettering, finding work in the much larger comic-book industry in the United States.

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