Saturday, June 19, 2010
I understand that Nightcrawler has been killed off recently in the X-Men titles. I haven't followed the X-universe closely in a while, but that really bummed me out to hear. Kurt Wagner has one of the most unique appearances, personalities and sets of abilities in comics, and deserves better than that. Hopefully, he will join the list of "only briefly dead" heroes and make his way back to the land of the living.
I still fondly remember his first mini-series, with art by his co-creator, Dave Cockrum, great swashbuckling stuff! Here's a Nightcrawler Sketch by Cockrum: