Dick Rockwell was an illustartor of crime, western, horror, romance and war comics for Hillman and Marvel/Timely between 1948 and 1951. During the 1950s, he drew for companies like Quality ('Blackhawk', 1950-51), Lev Gleason (Crime and Punishment, Uncle Charlie's Fables, Black Diamond, 1951-53) and Dell ('The Sword and the Rose', 'Knights of the Round Table', 1953-54). He was Milton Caniff's longtime collaborator on 'Steve Canyon', until he took over the compete artwork of this strip in the 1980s. Also in the 1980s, he was present at DC with 'Blackhawk' and 'Wild Dog'. He was the nephew of painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell, and the son of toy designer Jarvis Rockwell.