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This article is written from the Real World perspective Bruce Timm

Darwyn Cooke (born November, 1962 in Toronto, Ontario, died May 14, 2016 in Pinellas County, Florida) was a Canadian comic writer and artist, whose work has been honored with numerous Eisner, Harvey, and Joe Shuster Awards.

History[]

Darwyn Cooke began his career with Warner Bros. Animation in 1997. He had worked as a storyboard artist on Superman: The Animated Series and animated Batman Beyond's title sequence. However, Cooke quickly hit a wall with his aspirations in the field, and pivoted back to writing and drawing comics. Due to the style he used in Batman: Ego, he "became the guy they phoned when Bruce Timm said 'No thanks'", leading to him drawing covers for many DCAU Comics, including Batman: Gotham Adventures, Batman Beyond, and Justice League Adventures.[1]

DCAU filmography[]

The New Batman Adventures

Batman Beyond

  • Title design

Justice League Unlimited

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References[]

  1. The Many Faces of Darwyn Cooke by Kiel Phlegley - Wizard Magazine #186 (Apr. 2007)
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