Dave rememberance at NYCC

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Dave rememberance at NYCC

Postby Alitar » Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:15 am

Just getting back from the New York Comic Con, I was very happy with the Dave Cockrum panel remembering the great characters and images this artist gave us, most importantly the favorite blue elf. Happy to say, if there was one character's name who was mentioned most frequent, it would have to be Nightcrawler. I managed to get a question in with Chris C. about the fuzzy elf in his most early issues of x-men and was happy to hear that nightcrawler was Dave's favorite character in the series ;). Chris C. frequently mentioned nightcrawler's mini series where he was teleported to another dimension, and explained how smurfs was very popular at the time (that explains a lot), giving reference to the fun and happy feel which Dave brought to his artwork. Despite an impending doom which threatened the characters on a daily basis, Dave managed to keep the humor and child fun and innocence is his work, and brought our favorite character to life.
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Postby NachtcGleiskette » Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:31 am

Hey! I was there too, I may have met you.

But it really was a fantastic panel. Lots of really great memories shared and interesting information about the comic industry in the past. And it was great to see so many people there who cared about Dave :)

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I'm gonna move this into Cockrum Corner so Paty is sure to see it :)

[Edited on 26/2/07 by NachtcGleiskette]
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Postby JoeRubinstein » Wed Mar 07, 2007 4:32 am

Hi Guys,
I just wanted to introduce myself.
i was on the panel since I inked Dave's second run on THE X-MEN and his NC min-series.

Glad to be aboard.
:)
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Postby fourpawsonthefloor » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:12 am

Welcome to the board Joe. :)

Wonderful to have you here. I'm sure people may have lots of questions for you ;).

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Postby NachtcGleiskette » Wed Mar 07, 2007 1:22 pm

hey Joe! Welcome to Nightscrawlers!!

And seconding paws. It's really great you've come by :)
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Postby tsukechick » Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:40 pm

Welcome, Joe! That panel was the highlight of the con for me - thanks for taking the time to come talk with us.

Big fan of your work, too! :wave
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Postby Paty » Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:32 pm

:magneto
Hi, Joe...good to see ya over here at Cockrum Corner...feel free to answer questions the crowd may throw at ya...LOL... we are very informal here and much like a big family in many regards.
I will warn you, though, a good part of cockrum corner is a haven for those who are passionate about Claremont's Magneto...heheheheehehehehee...led by
YOU KNOW WHO!!!
BWAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAAHAHAAAA

Welcome, kiddo...
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Postby PirateKurt » Tue May 22, 2007 6:28 pm

Paty also told me that the popularity of the smurf was why we didn't get a mass marketed BAMF Doll. Ah well. I found a pattern for it once and made a few, one of which is sitting atop a certain 'Need not be named' Magneto-fanatic's helmet who goes BWA-HAH-HAH a lot. (See above reply for hints.)

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Postby PirateKurt » Tue May 22, 2007 6:30 pm

Originally posted by JoeRubinstein
Hi Guys,
I just wanted to introduce myself.
i was on the panel since I inked Dave's second run on THE X-MEN and his NC min-series.

Glad to be aboard.
:)


Welcome! and awesome work! And I am gonna sit over here and geek out a bit and bounce in a pirate like fashion!
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Postby Cadbury » Mon Jun 18, 2007 4:13 pm

Originally posted by JoeRubinstein
Hi Guys,
I just wanted to introduce myself.
i was on the panel since I inked Dave's second run on THE X-MEN and his NC min-series.

Glad to be aboard.
:)


Wow, indeed. It is an honour to see your name here, Mr. Rubinstein. Greetings to you as well, Mrs. Cockrum. May I extend my own condolences to you on the loss of your husband? Mr. Cockrum played an important role in my life as a collector of comics. The X-Men always have been and will be a favourite of mine.
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Postby Angelique » Mon Jun 18, 2007 6:06 pm

Originally posted by JoeRubinstein
Hi Guys,
I just wanted to introduce myself.
i was on the panel since I inked Dave's second run on THE X-MEN and his NC min-series.

Glad to be aboard.
:)


Please allow me to echo the same sentiments. Welcome aboard, and awesome work!

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