Official Press Release
Hey, True Believer!
Ever since he made his Marvel debut on WOLVERINE #54, everyone in theBullpen knew that Darick Robertson would one day become one of The House'ssuperstar artists. And now -- 10 years later -- Darick has fulfilled thatpromise by joining the ranks of the industry's elite by signing a two-yearexclusive contract to create comics here at Marvel!
Thanks to the agreement, fans of Darick's work can now look forward to asteady stream of projects, including next month's SPIDER-MAN: SWEET CHARITYone-shot (penned by TANGLED WEB #13 writer Ron Zimmerman), August's PUNISHER#15 (written by his FURY partner, Garth Ennis) and X-MEN UNLIMITED #35 (withELEKTRA's Greg Rucka), and this Fall's DEATHLOK: DETOUR MAX mini-series(written by Xeric Award-winner Daniel Way).
"Darick is doing some amazing work; the best of his career," stated MarvelEditor In Chief Joe Quesada. "Crisp, clear storytelling, greatcharacterization and facial expressions and his draftsmanship are amongstthe best in the business. We're excited to have him make Marvel his creativehome and allow us to promote him to the fullest. Keep an eye out for any andall of Darick's projects. Anyone who knows Darick and his whacked-out senseof humor knows that if Darick is drawing a project, it's going to beunusual, commercially successful and critically acclaimed."
By becoming a Marvel exclusive artist, Darick joins stellar company,standing alongside the likes of Kevin Smith (SPIDER-MAN/BLACK CAT), AdamKubert (ULTIMATE X-MEN), Andy Kubert (ORIGIN), Salvador Larroca (X-TREMEX-MEN), Bryan Hitch (THE ULTIMATES), Ethan Van Sciver (NEW X-MEN), Lee Weeks(THE INCREDIBLE HULK), Ron Garney (UNCANNY X-MEN), Igor Kordey (CABLE), andthe AMAZING SPIDER-MAN team of J. Michael Straczynski and John Romita Jr..