Dave Cockrum

(1943 — 2006)

David Emmett "Dave" Cockrum was an American comic book artist known for his co-creation of the new X-Men characters Nightcrawler, Storm, and Colossus.

Cockrum was a prolific and inventive costume designer who updated the uniforms of the Legion of Super-Heroes.

He did the same for the new X-Men and many of their antagonists in the 1970s and early 1980s.