Paty Cockrum, the widow of the legendary Dave Cockrum, of X Men fame, is a artist, colorist and writer in her own right! She spent eight years on staff at Marvel Comics and has many coloring credits to her name including the popular first Nightcrawler mini-series. She also penciled Claws of the Cat 3 and penciled and inked Amazing Spider-man 264 as well as other short stories. She colored Dave's Futurians Graphic novels and had serious editorial input in their creation! She has characters of her own copyrighted and published and does artwork for Aardwolf Publications. She lives in Belton, SC and is currently working on a children's book, The Adventures Of The Scat Anole, with author Barabara Wilczewski.