Comic book artist and writer Darwyn Cooke has passed away due to aggressive cancer this morning. He was 53 years old. Born in Canada, Darwyn Cooke became comic book artist and writer whose influences were from the Silver-Age of comics. He is best known for two notable works – Will Eisner’s Spirit and Justice League: New Frontier. The latter which was adapted into an animated film. Darwyn has shown that the comics can be bright and positive amidst of the dark direction it has taken for the last 30 years. He will be missed by the comics community worldwide.