In the Comic Book industry, Rich has worked on such well-known characters as Superman, Green Lantern, Steel, and The Titans, as well as on Todd Dezago and Mike Wieringo's critically acclaimed Comic Book, Tellos. He was one of the many contributors to "9-11: The World's Finest Comic Book Writers and Artists Tell Stories To Remember, Volume 2", a Graphic Novel whose profits all go to 9-11 charities. The original artwork for this book is now part of the permanent collection in The Library of Congress.

Rich is a frequent collaborator with John Gallagher, and is an artist and editor for John's Harvey Award nominated, creator-owned Comic Book, Buzzboy. Rich and John are the co-creators of Roboy Red , an award-winning all-ages comic book and graphic novel about a little boy robot who escapes from the theme park that built him. Through his all-ages work with Gallagher, Rich is a charter member of the non-profit organization, Kids Love Comics, a collection of all-ages creators and publishers promoting literacy through graphic novels, and is a frequent contributor to the KLC Blog. In the podcast arena, along with Gallagher, and their friend and colleague, Jamar Nicholas, Rich is one of the "tri-hosts" of Comic Book Diner, a podcast on the art and business of comics.