Darwyn Cooke


Born
in Toronto, Canada
January 01, 1962

Died
May 14, 2016

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Darwyn Cooke was an Eisner Award winning comic book writer, artist, cartoonist and animator, best known for his work on the comic books Catwoman, DC: The New Frontier and Will Eisner's The Spirit.

In 1985, Cooke published his first comic book work as a professional artist in a short story in New Talent Showcase #19, but economic pressure made him leave the career and he worked in Canada as a magazine art director, graphic and product designer for the next 15 years.

In the early 1990s Cooke decided to return to comics, but found little interest for his work at the major publishers. Eventually he was hired by Warner Bros. Animation after replying to an ad placed by animator Bruce Timm.

He went on to work as a storyboard artist for Batman: The An
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Being a comic shop guy, I obviously prefer printed books - but for anyone who hasn't tried Darwyn's The New Frontier yet, Comixology has it on sale for 85% off. A sweet deal worth sharing!

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DC: The New Frontier, Volume 1

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DC: The New Frontier, Volume 2

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Richard Stark's Parker: The...

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Absolute DC: The New Frontier

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Richard Stark’s Parker: The...

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Batman: Ego and Other Tails

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Before Watchmen: Minutemen/...

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DC: The New Frontier, Volume 1 DC: The New Frontier, Volume 2
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The Spirit, Vol. 1 The Spirit, Vol. 2
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More series by Darwyn Cooke…
“Two things become clear to me. The first is that this is a world where good and evil struggle in all levels of existence. I want to be a force for good.

The second thing is that I need to find employment if I want to obtain any more currency.

As I'm sure is the case for many earthlings, I find my answer on the television.

My martian name is J'onn J'onzz. Here on Earth I shall be known as John Jones.

Police detective John Jones. I'll be one of the good guys.”
Darwyn Cooke, Absolute DC: The New Frontier