David Nakayama

Booth 242

David Nakayama is a Honolulu-based freelance illustrator, concept artist, and art director. He’s best known for his Marvel Comics cover art (X-MEN, DEADPOOL, SPIDER-MAN, ANT-MAN & THE WASP, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) but also freelances for Hasbro, Volta, Upper Deck, Spinmaster, Zenescope, and many others.

He previously worked in the video game industry as an Art Lead at Jam City and led the art teams for HARRY POTTER: HOGWARTS MYSTERY and MARVEL AVENGERS ACADEMY.

Before that, he was a Marketing Artist at Kixeye and Art Lead at NCSoft, on CITY OF HEROES.


Saturday at 4:00 pm in Monroe Rooms

The Art Of The Cover

Marvel cover artist for such titles as Deadpool, Ant Man and The Wasp, and Spider-Man wades through the creative process of creating an eye-catching and appealing cover for a title. Hey, it’s the first thing you see, right?