It is with great sadness that Darwyn Cooke, celebrated and Eisner Award Winning Artist & Writer, passed away around 1:30am today after battling with cancer. Cooke’s work has been beloved by fans with notable work with storyboards on Batman the Animated series, to DC’s New Frontier mini to his run on Catwoman with Ed Brubaker , which is redesigned Catwoman with the new icon black suit with cat goggles that is still used today. Cooke has done a slew of memorable works with a style that was all his own.
This was the note from Almost Darwyn Cooke blog early this morning:
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.
Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and Hero Initiative.
Please continue to respect our privacy as we go through this very difficult time.
A longer statement will come later today.
Many creators and fans around the community are reeling over the loss of the talented Cooke. We here at Broken Infinite offer our condolences to the loved ones of Darwyn Cooke.