News for week ending 2010-05-29

विमल, or meet Vimal, India's pulp hero: http://detectivesbeyondborders.blogspot.com/2010/05/or-meet-vimal-indias-pulp-hero.html #

Rest in peace, Gary Coleman

News for week ending 2010-05-22

A preview of Darwyn Cooke's The Outfit (full post when I have time to write it) http://www.newsarama.com/php/multimedia/album.php?aid=35418 #

Hard Case Crime news - 5/21/10 (part 2)

Continued from Part 1. My thoughts below.

One other bit of news, and it’s a big one: Our best-selling title of all time, Stephen King’s THE COLORADO KID, is about to become a TV series!  The show is called “Haven,” and it debuts on July 9 on SyFy (the network formerly known […]

Hard Case Crime news - 5/21/10 (part 1)

Lots of interesting news in the latest Hard Case Crime newsletter, so I’m breaking it into to two parts so your eyes don’t glaze over.

Friends,

Back in 2008, we published one of our most popular books (and our first by a female author), Christa Faust’s MONEY SHOT.  The […]

News for week ending 2010-05-15

Rest in peace, Frank Frazetta: http://www.omnivoracious.com/2010/05/frank-frazetta-rip.html # Gary Sassaman at Innocent Bystander takes a quick look at the three most recent Parker reprints: http://bit.ly/cgyepx #

Parker flash-fiction contest

The Seminary Co-op Bookstore is hosting a 350-word flash-fiction contest to see who writes the best bookstore heist story starring Parker!

Prizes are:

All twelve of the University of Chicago Parker books printed to date. Darwyn Cooke’s Parker: The Hunter. A mini-poster of the U of C book covers.

Details here.

Sounds like […]

Frank Frazetta has departed for Valhalla

The most fascinating quality in Frazetta’s work is the way the content grabs you by the throat and pulls you in. It consumes you. You fear the monsters and you fall in love with the women. That moment is your reality. It’s only later that you notice the painting itself. What […]

News for week ending 2010-05-08

Vince Keenan on Memory: http://blog.vincekeenan.com/2010/04/book-memory-by-donald-e-westlake-2010.html # Nathan Cain at Independent Crime–Let's Psychoanalyze Parker: http://indiecrime.blogspot.com/2010/04/lets-psychoanalyze-parker.html # Westlake's Starship Hopeful short stories available for free on his official site. http://bit.ly/bwNhkj #

Problem with U of C’s “The Man With the Getaway Face”

Reader (and crime novelist) Wallace Stroby alerts us to this problem with the University of Chicago’s reprint of The Man With the Getaway Face.

Has anyone else noticed that the University of Chicago edition of MAN WITH THE GETAWAY FACE – in addition to having a lot of typos […]