A FORMER Marvel artist was a surprise visitor to a Grappenhall school this week.

Tim Quinn, originally from Crosby, spent time at St Wilfrid's Primary School on Wednesday teaching the children techniques and methods in story writing and character creation.

He also shared how his love of comics led him to his dream job at the mighty Marvel Comic Group, working on the world-famous Spider-Man, Iron Man and Incredible Hulk amongst others.

Warrington Guardian:

Tim’s visit coincides with Marvel Universe LIVE! coming to M & S Bank Arena in Liverpool for the first time this month, in a show that features Guardians of the Galaxy and more than 20 favourite Marvel super heroes and villains.

Marvel Universe LIVE! will be flying into Liverpool from October 31 to November 3 and tickets are on sale now via marveluniverselive.co.uk