Dave Cockrum Archives

Dave Cockrum Original Art Cover For Uncanny X-Men #107 At Auction
When Dave Cockrum joined Len Wein in reviving the X-Men for the mid-seventies, he brought characters and concepts he had created elsewhere, including his designs and desires for the Legion Of Super-Heroes, and has already updated their look and costumes over at DC Comics – before doing just that at Marvel with the X-Men And[...]
John Romita Sr
Dave Cockrum, co-creator of Nightcrawler, Storm, Colossus, Sunfire and the All-New All-Different Uncanny X-Men also painted the cover for the first collection of his X-Men comic books with Chris Claremont, an early trade paperback edition, Marvel Illustrated Books: The X-Men, published way back in 1982 The painting somewhat reflects the original cover he drew for[...]
Jim Shooter Memos
If Jim Shooter is a guest at a show that you can get to and will be 'tabling' there, as the Americans have it, do what you need to do to get to his table and look through his folders – and be prepared for a conversation, a story, that may last for a good[...]
IDW Artist's Edition SDCC 2019 Panel, oh and Steve Ditko
Dunbier said that both Dave Cockrum's X-Men Artifact Edition and Bernie Wrightson's Frankenstein Artist's Edition are still moving forward, but that the Wrightson book will be pushed to next year Next, Dunbier shared some new information about the upcoming John Byrne Marvel Classics Artifact Edition book.  At first, Dunbier asked if I would not share this[...]
Marvel Unveils 7 New Variants for House of X #1 and Powers of X #1
Amidst the variants you can see a connecting variant by Mark Brooks which comes from the promo art first revealed for House of X and Powers of X, as well as some recycled artwork by the best X-Men artist to ever live, Dave Cockrum Marco Checchetto, Mike Huddleston, Joe Madureira, Phil Noto, and Sara Pichelli[...]
IDW Artist's Edition Wondercon Panel
The first new announcement Dunbier made was for Dave Cockrum's X-Men Artifact Edition He said, "It willl focus on Cockrum's first run on the X-Men, from Giant Size to 107 There will be some stuff from throughout his career later, but mainly that first run." Dunbier isn't sure when it will be ready, but it[...]
Marvel Gives Dave Cockrum a Wraparound, Plus More Uncanny X-Men #1 Ch-Ch-Changes
Bagley and Cloak have been known to be contributing art to UXM #1 for months, but news just got around to PreviewsWorld, who have finally updated the solicit as of this week, making it official… unless things ch-ch-change again. In other PreviewsWorld ch-ch-changes (sorry, we can't seem to say that word without a stutter, not sure what[...]
Marvel Recycles 40-Year-Old Dave Cockrum Art for Uncanny X-Men #1 Variant
Continuing their tradition of exploiting celebrating nostalgia to boost comics sales, Marvel has revealed the Dave Cockrum Hidden Gem variant cover for Uncanny X-Men #1, using what appears to be a 1980 house ad by the legendary artist. Whether modern coloring techniques are an improvement over the original, we'll leave to you to decide. But either way,[...]
Dave Cockrum's Futurians Return. So?
Jim Lee draws Dave Cockrum's The Futurians Clifford Meth writes, If you were compelled to list the pivotal moments in comics' history, you'd have to admit that the revitalized X-Men, beginning with Giant-Size X-Men#1, was as important to the direction of Bronze Age comics as General Patton was to the outcome of World War II[...]
Pop Culture Hounding Clifford Meth On The Campaign For Dave Cockrum's Futurians
By Chris Thompson [audio:http://popculturehound.net/podcast/PCHPodcastEpisode95.mp3] Following on from last week's chat with rising talent Steve Orlando (which you can still listen to here), this time around I welcome back veteran writer, journalist and comics campaigner Clifford Meth to discuss his new Kickstarter campaign for Dave Cockrum's Futurians! Cliff and I discuss what he learned from his previous Kickstarter for[...]
Dave Cockrum's Final Comic To Be Published With Neal Adams, Walter Simonson, Neil Gaiman, Adam And Andy Kubert, Bill Sienkiewicz, Bob Wiacek, Mark Wheatley And Joe St.Pierre – Get In Early
Aardwolf Publishing will be publishing the new Futurians graphic novel, and the final work of the late Dave Cockrum, through Kickstarter And with a little help from his friends. Cockrum, creator of Nightcrawler, Storm, Colossus, Starjammers and much more passed away in 2006 At the time, he was working on a new graphic novel for his[...]
Comic Book Babylon Launches Today, Ten Years After Dave Cockrum Settlement
Ten years ago, Marvel Comics settled all rights arguments with X-Men artist Dave Cockrum and his characters Nightcrawler, Storm, Colossus and more, in a deal negotiated by Clifford Meth and Neal Adams, while Cockrum was in a hospital bed. Today, Meth's publisher Aardwolf Publishing is putting out Comic Book Babylon about that legal battle and many others[...]
Dave Cockrum's Personal Uncanny X-Men Collection For Sale
Comics from the Estate of Dave Cockrum are being put up for sale by his widow Paty Cockrum These are Uncanny X-Men comics from the artists file copies and each will be bagged and boarded with a note saying where they came from. Dave Cockrum worked for Marvel, DC and Warren over the years with two[...]