Canadian comic book artist and writer Darwyn Cooke has died from cancer. He was 53. The news about the Eisner Award winner came Saturday morning on his blog. “We regret to inform you that Darwyn lost his battle with cancer early this morning at 1:30 AM ET. We read all of your messages of support to him throughout the day yesterday. He was filled with your love and surrounded by friends and family at his home in Florida.”
Daryn Cooke, award-winning writer, animator and artist behind numerous comic book works, has died at the age of 53.
Famed comic book artist Darwyn Cooke, best known for his work at DC Comics, died on May 14, 2016 at 53 years old after a battle with an aggressive cancer.
Writer, animator, and illustrator Darwyn Cooke lost his battle with an aggressive form of cancer early Saturday morning.
Darwyn Cooke is best known to DC fans for his seminal miniseries DC: The New Frontier, his redesign of Catwoman (still in use at DC today), or in general for his vivid art deco inspired style. Tragically, the Cooke family has announced that the artist has begun receiving palliative care following a cancer diagnosis.
A giant in the comic book illustration world who moved to Nova Scotia many years ago has entered palliative care for what his family calls "a bout with aggressive cancer."
The 'DC: The New Frontier' writer/artist died Saturday morning
Yesterday, we reported that Darwyn Cooke was being treated for cancer - according to family representatives, he passed away early this morning at the age of 53.
Illustrator took DC heroes to the 1950s and gave new life to Donald Westlake's 'Parker.'