Richard, a Florida native, currently lives in the Orlando area. Comic books have been his lifelong passion and in 2014 Richard began creating independent comics using some of the scripts he had written over decades. He self-published Stabbity Bunny, with artwork by Dwayne Biddix, in 2015. This series was soon followed by Wild Bull and Chipper, Storm Pirates, Shadow Play, and Create-A-Comic. After all the titles were added to Scout Comics and Entertainment’s lineup, Richard created another series, Stabbity Ever After art by Ryan Kincaid.
He is the head of the Scout Comics all-ages division, Scoot!. This rapidly growing imprint specializes in kid-friendly publications and merchandise. Richard has also been involved in the production, design, and editing of numerous Scout and Scoot! titles. In 2022 Richard became Executive Vice President of Scout Comics.