Artist Darwyn Cooke is receiving treatment for cancer

DC Comics

Critically and fan acclaimed Eisner Award-winning artist Darwyn Cooke is receiving palliative care for an aggressive form of cancer. Cooke’s wife Marsha posted the news on the artist’s official blog. 

It is with tremendous sadness that we announce Darwyn is now receiving palliative care following a bout with aggressive cancer. His brother Dennis and I, along with our families appreciate the outpouring of support we have received. We ask for privacy as we go through this very difficult time. Urgent inquiries please contact David Hyde
Cooke is known well as the writer and artist for DC: The New Frontier and for his work on the 2002 graphic novel Selina’s Big Score as well as helping modernize Catwoman’s costume around the same period. Also he worked on the DC Animation series Batman: The Animated Series and Superman: The Animated Series, animated the opening credits sequence for Batman Beyond, and co-wrote and served as art director on the film adaptation of DC: The New Frontier known as Justice League: The New Frontier. 




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