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Darwyn Cooke

Darwyn Cooke(1962- )
Darwyn Cooke is a comic book writer, artist, cartoonist and animator, known for his work on the comic books Catwoman, DC: The New Frontier, The Spirit and Richard Stark’s Parker: The Hunter.

Richard Stark’s Parker: The Hunter

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Richard Stark's Parker: The Hunter adapted and illustrated by Darwyn Cooke

The Hunter (Book One), starring Richard Stark’s Parker, by Darwyn Cooke is one of the best graphic adaptations of a novel you could ever get your hands on. The main character is as tough as they come. Women shudder and men cower when Parker passes — even if he’s in a good mood, which is rarely. But wait until he’s in a bad mood. Like in this book. Like when he wants what’s his. And somebody else has got it. If you like crime fiction or noir film, this graphic novel should go at the top of your “to read” list.

Richard Stark is actually the pseudonym for Donald Westlake, a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America who has written under a variety of names. His Parker series is about a criminal with almost no redeemable qualities. Westlake’s ability to get us to read abo... Read More