Dave Cockrum

Jim Shooter Memos

Dining With Dave Cockrum – The Jim Shooter Files

Last October's MCM London Comic Con had Jim Shooter as a guest. Former teenage writer of Legion Of Super-Heroes, Editor-In-Chief of Marvel Comics, writer of Secret Wars, founder of Valiant Entertainment, Defiant Comics and Broadway Comics, he is the co-creator of co-creator of Star Brand, Parasite, Archer & Armstrong, Eternal Warrior, Harbinger, Rai, Shadowman and X-O Manowar. Shooter had many, many tales to tell […]

Marvel Unveils 7 New Variants for House of X #1 and Powers of X #1

Marvel Unveils 7 New Variants for House of X #1 by Dave Cockrum, More

Marvel has revealed 7 new variants for Jonathan Hickman and Pepe Larraz's upcoming House of X #1, hittins stores in July and kicking off a line-wide reboot of the X-Men. 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 […]

IDW Artist's Edition Wondercon Panel

Running Through IDW's Artist's Edition Plans at Wondercon

I am typically not much of a fan of the convention panels where they just announce the new books for the next 6 to 12 months, but the IDW Artist's Edition Panel is always an exception, and with both Scott Dunbier, Director of Special Projects for IDW and the person behind the concept of Artist's […]

Marvel Gives Dave Cockrum a Wraparound, Plus More Uncanny X-Men #1 Ch-Ch-Changes

You would think a dozen-person creative team would be enough to handle the relaunch of a classic comic book franchise, but Marvel feels that a little extra was needed, it seems. Uncanny X-Men #1 will now officially feature interior art by Mark Bagley and Mirko Cloak, in addition to the interior art it was already going […]

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 […]

Dave Cockrum's Futurians Return. So?

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. The series stoked a fire that had been […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]