David Marquez (comics)
David Marquez is an American comic book artist best known for his works at Marvel such as Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, and All-New X-Men, with writer Brian Michael Bendis as well as for his first creator-owned book, The Joyners in 3D, with writer R.J. Ryan (published through Archaia/BOOM! Studios in 2014).
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Upon graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in History, Government, and a teaching certificate., David auditioned for a job doing rotoscope animation on Richard Linklater's A Scanner Darkly which he heard about through a weekly sketch group he attended in college. He got the animation job and credits this experience on A Scanner Darkly for showing him "how versatile a digital toolset can be"
David draws primarily digitally, and his first published comic book illustration work was in Archaia's original graphic novel, Syndrome with writers Daniel Quantz and R. J. Ryan in 2010, followed by Days Missing Vol. 2: Kestus for which he received a Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award nomination.
David's first Marvel work was with writer Jonathan Hickman on Secret Warriors #24, published in 2011. Shortly after, he began drawing Marvel's original graphic novel, Fantastic Four: Season One with writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, published in 2012. Fantastic Four: Season One became a New York Times Best Seller toward the end of February that year. Shortly after, David began drawing Ultimate Comics Spider-Man with writer Brian Michael Bendis
David's first creator-owned original graphic novel, The Joyners in 3D, was published in 2014 through Archaia/BOOM! Studios. Written by R.J. Ryan, David employed a different drawing style than his previous works. He worked in collaboration with artist Tara Rhymes to develop and execute the 3-D process the two used on the book
David Marquez was born in London, England. He grew up in Norway and Scotland before moving to the Houston, Texas as a child. He currently resides in Portland, Oregon with his wife, Tara "pronounced 'Tahr-uh,' not 'Tear-uh'"
- Days Missing: Kestus #1-5 with writer Phil Hester (2010)
- Syndrome Original Graphic Novel with writers Daniel Quantz and R.J. Ryan (2010)
- The Joyners in 3D Original Graphic Novel with writer, R.J. Ryan (Archaia/BOOM! Studios, 2014)
- Outlaw Territory, Vol. 2 "Santa Fe" with writer Shay (2011)
- The CBLDF Presents Liberty Annual (Lady Liberty variant) (2014)
- Outlaw Territory, Vol. 2: Santa Fe (2011)
- Age of Ultron #10 with writer Brian Michael Bendis (2013)
- All-New X-Men #6-8, 25 with writer Brian Michael Bendis (2013)
- Cataclysm: Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1-3 with writer Brian Michael Bendis (2013)
- Fantastic Four: Season One Original Graphic Novel with writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (2012)
- Secret Warriors #24 with writer Jonathan Hickman (2011)
- Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #9-15, 16.1, 18, 23-28 with writer Brian Michael Bendis (2012-2014)
- Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man #1-4 with writer Brian Michael Bendis (2014)
- Invincible Iron Man #1-5 with writer Brian Michael Bendis (2015)
- Civil War II #1-8 with writer Brian Michael Bendis (2016)
- The Defenders vol. 5 #1-10 with writer Brian Michael Bendis (2017)
- Avengers A.I. #2-12 (2013-2014)
- Cataclysm: Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1-3 (2013)
- Superior Spider-Man #28 variant (2014)
- Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #16,18,23-28 (2012-2013)
- Uncanny X-Men, Vol. 2 #20 variant (2013)
- X-Men #11 variant (2014)
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- Moore, Matt (Feb 20, 2014). "In nod to the past, Marquez, Ryan produce 3-D tale". Associated Press. Archived from the original on March 9, 2014. Retrieved March 2, 2014.
- Santori-Griffith, Matthew (Jan 22, 2014). "Archaia Innovates with First 3D Graphic Novel: THE JOYNERS IN 3D". Comicosity. Retrieved March 2, 2014.
- "David Marquez Biography". Archaia Entertainment, LLC. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
- Pepose, David (7 February 2011). "Comics Artist's Alley 11: SECRET WARRIOR David Marquez". Newsarama. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
- Levin, Rob (2 April 2012). "Marquez Swings with Miles Morales & "Ultimate Spider-Man"". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
- Clark, Noelene (6 March 2013). "Marvel's David Marquez talks X-Men, Spider-Man, 3D graphic novel". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
- Spurgeon, Tom (June 10, 2011). "Your 2011 Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Nominees". Comics Reporter. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
- Esposito, Joey (7 February 2012). "Fantastic Four: Season One Review". IGN Entertainment, Inc. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
- "Best Sellers: Hardcover Graphic Books: Sunday, March 11th 2012". The New York Times. 11 March 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
- Casey, Dan (23 January 2013). "Comic Book Day: X Marks the Spot for David Marquez". Nerdist. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
- Montgomery, Paul (9 February 2014). "CBR SUNDAY CONVERSATION: David Marquez". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 7 March 2014.