Rich Buckler has been working in the comics field since the early 1970s. He has drawn various super hero titles. At Marvel, he has penciled 'The Fantastic Four', 'The Black Panther', 'Amazing Spider-Man', 'The Avengers', 'The Submariner', 'The Human Torch' and 'The Incredible Hulk'. He is the co-creator of 'Deathlok the Demolisher'. Buckler moved from Marvel to DC, where he did both 'Batman' and 'Superman'. He was a versatile cover artist for both DC and Marvel. He is the author of the books 'How to Become a Comic Book Artist' and 'How to Draw Superheroes'.
Together with his son Rick Buckler and Walter McDaniel, Buckler formed Visage Studios, which has become a training ground for up and coming comic book artists in the New York area. He has been a major influence in the comic book industry, helping to launch the careers of Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Mark Texiera, Klaus Janson, George Perez, Jackson Guice, and many others. Buckler eventually left the comics field to concentrate on other forms of art.