News for week ending 2009-11-28

Tom Spurgeon at The Comics Reporter has a lengthy review of Darwyn Cooke’s The Hunter: http://bit.ly/7AH1xq # If you can read German, here’s an article on Parker: http://bit.ly/7k3Ys1 # Robert Gregory Browne at Murderati–Extra Pulp, Please: http://www.murderati.com/blog/2009/11/18/extra-pulp-please.html # The Harlequin Vintage Collection has been edited to make it more PC. Dear Harlequin, Your […]

A look at Adios, Scheherazade by Donald Westlake

A blog called Those Sexy Vintage Sleaze Books has a look at Donald Westlake’s Adios, Scheherazade, a comic novel inspired by his years cranking out sex paperbacks. (I haven’t read this one.)

The narrator of Adios is a writer, 25, with a wife and kid and dreams of graduate school someday, […]

News for week ending 2009-11-20

Bruce Grossman at Bookgasm takes a look at The Seventh, The Handle, and The Rare Coin Score: http://bit.ly/2Z4oKX # Darwyn Cooke’s The Hunter named one of the top ten comics of 2009 by Publishers Weekly: http://bit.ly/4hME4J #

Hard Case Crime 6/09: Fake I.D. by Jason Starr (#56)

THERE’S MORE THAN ONE WAY TO LOSE IT ALL AT THE TRACK

A New York bar bouncer with dreams of being more, Tommy Russo jumps at the chance to join a horse-owning syndicate. But to do so he’ll have to pony up $10,000 – and that’s money he hasn’t […]