One of comics' greatest creators has left us.
Cooke was known for his work on such comic book titles as Catwoman, DC: The New Frontier, The Spirit and Richard Stark's Parker: The Hunter.
Darwyn Cooke, award-winning comic book writer & artist behind DC Comics' acclaimed DC: New Frontier miniseries as well as an animator who worked on several Warner Bros/D.C. projects, died today following a battle with cancer. He was 53.