Darwyn Cooke & the New Frontier

The comic book-related internet is awash with reports of the sad passing of creator Darwyn Cooke, who just died of some form of aggressive cancer in the last day or so at the far too young age of 53 (only 8 years older than me!)  I’m far from the best person to write any sort of eulogy for the man, who I didn’t know at all aside from a brief fan-meeting in the artist’s alley at the New York Comic-Con in 2010.  There, Mr. Cooke was gracious enough to indulge my request for an autograph in my little book and even favored me with a 15 second free sketch of Green Lantern, after I mentioned how much of a fan I was of his DC:  The New Frontier.


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