Richard Lai

Lai, Richard


Personal Information

Name: Richard Lai
Real Name: See Above
Former Aliases: N/A
First Appearance: Savage Dragon #190
Death Issue: Savage Dragon #218
Cause of Death: Cancer
Group Affiliations: N/A
Height: 5′ 9″
Weight: 140 lbs.
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black
Date of Birth: January 22, 1956
Place of Birth: Chengdu, China
Base of Operations: Chicago, Illinois
Other Distinguishing Features: Fashionable suit.
Marital Status: Married
Known Relatives: Maxine Jung Dragon (daughter), Mei Ling Lai (wife), Malcolm Dragon (son-in-law)
Powers: N/A


Richard is the father of Maxine and is first seen at a dinner between his wife, daughter, and his daughter’s boyfriend Malcolm. We find out after the fact that Richard is not that fond of Malcolm. He is later confronted by Maxine who decides to move out as she is tired of her parents trying to control her life. He later makes peace with Maxine at her wedding.

Her later finds out he has cancer, and despite Malcolm and Maxine trying their best to find a cure, he still dies.


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