Comic artist well known for his seminal work, Hard Boiled
, and to a lesser extent, The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot
, done with Frank Miller
. Before all that though he worked as an animator on such cruddy shows as Richie Rich
until one day he met the great French artist Moebius
and the two collaborated on a series of prints called City of Fire
. Known for a Signature Style
that involves a mind-numbing degree of detail
on par with
square root of a sheet of Where's Waldo?
. In Every. Damned. Panel. And, indeed, if you go off the narrative pathway, you will find many hidden secrets
. Also full helpings of Gorn
After years of successful, critically acclaimed work, he simply vanished.
Two years later, he was found again.
When asked where he had been all this time, Darrow had only one answer.
He had spent the time as lead Concept Artist
for The Matrix
Since the mid 2000s he has been writing and drawing his own series published by the Wachowskis called Shaolin Cowboy
, issue by issue the comic seemed to increase in demented Crazy Awesome
weirdness, sadly it has fallen into severe schedule slip.
Then Darrow revealed that he is directing an animated adaptation of Shaolin Cowboy
Not to be confused with Geoff Barrow of Portishead
, though a collaboration would rule