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|Born|| David Emmett Cockrum|
November 11, 1943
|Died|| November 26, 2006 (Age 63)|
Belton, South Carolina
David Emmett Cockrum (born November 11, 1943; died November 26, 2006) is a comic book artist who helped create Nightcrawler, Storm, Colossus, and Black Cat. He is credited for his work on Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, X-Men, Spider-Man, X-Men: Evolution, Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow, The Spectacular Spider-Man, and Black Panther. He initially designed H.E.R.B.I.E. for Fantastic Four but grew to hate the character forcing Jack Kirby to finish.
For Marvel Comics he worked on The Avengers, Captain Marvel, Defenders, John Carter of Mars, Monsters Unleashed, Ms. Marvel, Nightcrawler, Punisher, Star Trek, and Uncanny X-Men. For DC Comics, he worked on Batman, The Brave and the Bold, Green Lantern, Legion of Super-Heroes, Shazam!, Superboy, Superman, Teen Titans, and Wonder Woman.
He is also credited for his work on Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes, Justice League Unlimited, Spider-Woman, Agent of S.W.O.R.D., X-Men: First Class, Marvel Heroes, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Lego Marvel Super Heroes, Deadpool, Logan, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, and The New Mutants.