Superman and his son begin an adventure on Dinosaur Island in the eighth issue of Superman from DC Comics. Art by Doug Mahnke and Jaime Mendoza.

A new Superman comic honors an artist who died too young

DC Comics is paying tribute to late artist and writer Darwyn Cooke in the pages of Superman No. 8 in a two-part story titled Escape From Dinosaur Island, which arrived Wednesday on newsstands both real and digital.

Cooke, who was one of the most influential creators in the comic book industry, died in May at age 53, stunning fans and colleagues.

Superman No. 8 takes place on Dinosaur Island, a classic DC Comics locale that was...


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