WorldCat Identities

Richardson, Mike 1950-

Works: 180 works in 335 publications in 2 languages and 9,600 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Graphic novels  Police films  Parody films  History  Fantasy films 
Roles: Author, Producer, Publisher, Conceptor, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mike Richardson
Hellboy by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1940s, the Third Reich has joined forces with the evil Grigori Rasputin, who has used his occult powers to summon up a demon from the depths of Hell. However, the demonic creature is captured by American forces, and put in the care of Professor Broom. Under Broom's care, Hellboy develops the desire to do good. Sixty years later he takes action as part of an elite secret defense team alongside Liz Sherman, and Abe Sapian, an aquatic humanoid with the power of telepathy. Hellboy finds himself facing the powerful Rasputin determined to bring the demon back to the forces of darkness
Hellboy II the golden army( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil elf prince breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures. He declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release the golden army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As war is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his team of paranormal outcasts prepare to face off with the forces of darkness in the ultimate battle of good versus evil
R.I.P.D. : Rest in Peace Department( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two cops are dispatched by the Rest In Peace Department (R.I.P.D.) to protect and serve the living from increasingly destructive spirits hiding among the unsuspecting Earth. When they uncover a plot that could end life as we know it, the new partners have to turn grudging respect into top-notch teamwork to restore the cosmic balance-or watch the tunnel to the afterlife begin sending angry souls the very wrong way
Mystery men by Kinka Usher( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of would-be superheroes with questionable abilities find themselves looking for a way to make headlines and achieve success and fame. When the city's favorite hero, Captain Amazing, is kidnapped by his arch enemy, the evil Casanova Frankenstein, the second-rate heroes seize the opportunity and band together for a rescue mission
Star wars : crimson empire by Mike Richardson( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A graphic novel in which Kir Kanos, the most loyal warrior in the Emperor's Imperial Guard, leaves the other members of his unit to hunt down a renegade warrior who has betrayed the emperor
47 Ronin : the tale of the loyal retainers by Mike Richardson( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan's enduring national legend comes to comics! This epic mission of loyal Japanese warriors to avenge their wronged master epitomizes the samurai code of honor, and 47 Ronin recounts the sweeping saga of duty and duress in all its violent grandeur. Opening with the tragic incident that sealed the fate of young Lord Asano, this graphic novel follows a dedicated group of Asano's vassals on their unwavering road to bloody vengeance
Indiana Jones omnibus by William Messner-Loebs( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Known to his university colleagues as the preeminent archaeologist Dr. Henry Jones Jr., the rest of the world knows him by another name-- Indiana Jones, greatest adventurer of the twentieth century! Follow Indy as he travels the globe in a race against the Nazis to recover the world's greatest treasures. From the lost city of Atlantis, to the sacred scrolls of Buddha, to an Incan artifact of legendary power, Indiana Jones will stop at nothing to preserve these prizes from the grasp of Hitler and his allies!"--P. [4] of cover
My name is Bruce by Bruce Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something evil is stirring in the small mining town of Gold Lick, and it's not happy. Guan-di, the Chinese protector of the dead, has been awakened by reckless teenagers. The deadly demons mission is to eradicate all those who transgressed against the tomb, which is virtually the entire population. The inbred community has to find a solution, so Jeff, the sole survivor of a deadly Guan-di encounter, takes it upon himself to kidnap his idol, Bruce Campbell who is the star of countless B-movie horror films, and recruit him to be their local savior. But Jeff's scheme goes horribly wrong when his hero haphazardly leads the town in battle against Guan-di. Against his better judgment, Bruce returns to defeat Guan-di, save Jeff, and snag his hot mother. Bruce tries to rise above the miserable, off-screen schmuck that he is and become a hero in real life
The facts in the case of the departure of Miss Finch by Neil Gaiman( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy writer much like Gaiman recalls a strange night in London. Prodded out by an old pal and his wife, he meets their bioecologist acquaintance, Miss Finch, at dinner and goes with them to an odd, animal-free circus. The audience moves from one chamber to another to see various spooky acts; scientifically skeptical Miss Finch is not amused. In the eighth room, Miss Finch is pulled away by a performer who says her most ardent wish will be granted in the ninth room
Star Wars omnibus by Terry Austin( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following the destruction of the Death Star, Luke Skywalker is the new, unexpected hero of the rebellion-- but, as many are coming to realize, the galaxy has not yet been saved and the struggle between the rebels and the Empire continues--"--P. [4] of cover
A hard day's life by Makoto Kobayashi( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyday cat and human interactions mingle with fantasy stories featuring the fat cat Michael and other felines
Comics, between the panels by Steve Duin( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hellboy II( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth. Hellboy and his team returns and they must save the world from the mythical creatures. Now, as the creatures who inhabit the spiritual realm get ready for an all out attack on humans, the only one capable of saving the Earth is a tough-talking hellspawn rejected by both worlds
Star Wars Omnibus by Timothy Truman( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover more stories set during the time of Episode I: The Phantom Menace in this mega collection bridging the gap between Episodes I and II! Star Wars: Episode I Adventures is a group of four tales featuring Anakin Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Obi-Wan, and Qui-Gon all set during the events of Episode I! Then, in Emissaries to Malastare, Outlander, and Jango Fett: Open Seasons, we get a closer look at members of the Jedi Council, Jedi-slaying bounty hunter Aurra Sing, and the life of bounty hunter Jango Fett - the man without whom there would be no Clone Wars!
Cravan by Mike Richardson( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the true story about the most interesting person you've never heard of: Arthur Cravan, major figure in pre-WWI cutting-edge art circles, was among the greatest mysterious figures of the twentieth century. A self-confessed thief, forger, and con-artist, he used a roster of assumed names and false identities. He was known, at various times, as a novelist, poet, painter, art critic, lecturer, publisher, and the lightweight boxing champion of France
Aliens : genocide by Mike Richardson( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show time by Makoto Kobayashi( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyday cat and human interactions mingle with fantasy stories featuring the fat cat Michael and other felines. Described as "Japan's version of Garfield, Heathcliff, and Krazy Kat all rolled into one," Makoto Kobayashi's what's Michael? Mixes all too real feline folly with hilarious fantasy scenarios to create one of graphic fiction's true comedic originals. From the upsides of leftovers and air conditioning to the downsides of litter boxes and neutering, the laughs proceed without delay
Adaptations of Parsifal, Ariane & Bluebeard, I Pagliacci, & songs by Mahler by P. Craig Russell( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's Michael? by Makoto Kobayashi( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Occultist by Mike Richardson( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rob Bailey must balance responsibilities as a boyfriend, a college student, and as the new wielder of the Sword, an ancient book of spells that has binded itself to him. With a team of hit mages hired by a powerful sorcerer after him, it's trial by fire for the new Occultist, as he learns to handle his powerful magical tome, or suffer at the hands of these deadly enemies. But as he fights for his life, our hero wonders whether he's wielding this enigmatic weapon, or if it's the one in control!
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Richardson, Michael M. 1950-

Hellboy II the golden armyStar wars : crimson empireIndiana Jones omnibusThe facts in the case of the departure of Miss FinchStar Wars omnibusA hard day's lifeComics, between the panelsStar Wars Omnibus