Doug Rice is an American comic-book artist, writer and television animator living in the Chicago area. He served in the US Air Force during the 1960s and 1970s and started his comics career in the fan scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s. He published several adult minicomics in the period 1978-1981, for which he used the pen name Red.
He started writing and drawing for mainstream companies in the 1980s, most notably for First Publishing, for which he created and drew the manga-influenced comic book series 'Dynamo Joe' between 1983 and 1988. He also provided background art to 'E-Man' and 'Camelot 3000', and inks to 'Starslayer'. In 1988-1989 he drew 'Manhunter' and 'Pastic Man' for DC Comics. By the 1990s he was working as a writer of 'Roger Rabbit' stories for Disney.