Rick Leonardi was born in Philadelphia in 1957 and grew up in New England. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1979, then had several jobs for over a decade. He started drawing for Marvel in 1980. He has drawn for various titles, including 'Spider-Man', 'Hulk', 'Vision and Scarlet Witch', 'Cloak & Dagger' and 'Uncanny X-Men'. In the 1990s, he co-created 'Spider-Man 2099', as well as the mini-series 'Colossus TPB: God's Country' and 'Rampaging Hulk'. In addition to his Marvel work, he was present at Dark Horse in the 1990s with 'Predator' and at DC with 'Batman' and 'Teen Titans'..