Comics legend DAVID LAFUENTE will be signing ULTIMATE COMICS: SPIDER-MAN at the Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JR on Thursday 27th May 6 – 7pm.
Almost ten years ago, Ultimate Spider-Man launched the Ultimate line, a reinvention of the Marvel Universe that defied the odds and every expectation. Now, it happens again: this new chapter in the life of the teenaged webslinger picks up in the aftermath of Ultimatum and completely redefines the status quo of Spider-Man for the next generation! This graphic novel, written by Brian Michael Bendis, collects Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1-6.
Artist David Lafuente was 'discovered' at the Dublin City Comic Con, though his professional work dates back to earlier than his presence at Marvel. His Marvel days began in 2007, with the layouts and coloring for Spider-Man Family #2 - then providing the pencils and inks for Kathryn Immonen's Hellcat mini-series. His collaborated with Brian Michael Bendis on an Ultimate Spider-Man Annual in 2008, and in 2009 was picked as the regular artist for the series' 2009 relaunch.