David Lapham is an American comic book writer, artist, and cartoonist best known for his work on the independent comic book, Stray Bullets. David Lapham started his career in 1990 as a penciller at Valiant Comics. He went on to work under editor Jim Shooter at Defiant Comics, where they cocreated Warriors of Plasm in 1993. 2009 saw the release of Dark Horse's Noir, which included Stray Bullets. The author lives in Carefree, Arizona.