Industry artist Derrick James Wyatt, a fan favorite for his character design work on series like Transformers: Animated, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, Teen Titans, and the Ben 10 franchise, has died at age 49. Neither cause nor date of death have been made public at this time.
Over his two decades in the industry, Wyatt picked up credits on numerous series, commonly at Warner Bros. Animation, where he worked extensively. Other credits included Green Lantern: The Animated Series, New Teen Titans, Legion of Super Heroes, and Wacky Races.
Born in Paw Paw, Michigan on August 10, 1972, Wyatt attended the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art in New Jersey. He started his industry career as an intern at Spumco and later became a storyboard artist at the studio on The Ripping Friends. He also worked on the early Flash animated series ¡Mucha Lucha! at Warner Bros.