Darwyn Cooke

Canadian cartoonist

Darwyn Cooke (November 16, 1962 – May 14, 2016) was a Canadian comic book writer, artist, cartoonist and animator. He was born in Toronto, Ontario. He was known for his work on the comic books Catwoman, DC: The New Frontier, The Spirit and Richard Stark's Parker: The Hunter.[1]

Cooke at the 2008 New York Comic Con

Cooke died at his home in Florida after suffering from lung cancer on May 14, 2016, aged 53.[2]


  1. Ching, Albert (May 14, 2016). "Darwyn Cooke, Celebrated Comics Artist and Writer, Passes Away". Comic Book Resources. Boiling Point Productions. Retrieved May 14, 2016.
  2. Johnston, Calum (May 14, 2016). "We Regret to Inform You". Darwyn Cooke blog. Retrieved May 14, 2016.