Darwyn Cooke’s Parker: The Hunter–French cover

Here is the French cover for the first volume of Darwyn Cooke’s Parker series. We get a literal title translation, “Le Chasseur,” for once. (In France, the novel was entitled “Comme une Fleur,” which translates as “Like a Flower.”)

Thanks to reader Mied, who informs me that the translator is Tonino Benacquista, a […]

Cute fan ad for Darwyn Cooke's Parker books

Have “cute” and “Parker” ever been in the same sentence before? Well, they’re in the same sentence now: This fan-made ad for Darwyn Cooke’s Parker books is cute.

I recognize Wolverine and Jonah Hex, but who is the fella with the bandages?

Via Almost Darwyn Cooke’s […]

A negative review of Darwyn Cooke’s The Hunter

I’m sure you’ve read many rave reviews of Darwyn Cooke’s adaptation of The Hunter. Here is the only negative review I’ve read:

Darwyn Cooke‘s graphic adaptation of the late Richard (actually Donald Westlake) Stark‘s The Hunter is one of those books that I wanted to like: An […]

Review: Richard Stark’s Parker: Book One–The Hunter by Darwyn Cooke

This writeup is later than intended, so by now you have likely read numerous reviews from comic book people, crime fiction fans, and Parker readers. If you’ve been reading the same reviews I have, they all say the same thing–Darwyn Cooke’s adaptation of The Hunter is fantastic.

Posted by Trent on August 12th, 2009 | Tags: , , , , , | Category: Parker Comics | One comment - (Comments are closed)

Got it!

Got my copy today. I found it on the porch as I was leaving the house in a hurry, so I haven’t even opened the shipping envelope yet. I hope to read it and have a review posted before the weekend is over.

Thanks to IDW Publishing for hookin’ […]

“Draw Parker” contest entries

I meant to note this some time ago and just plain forgot. Over at Almost Darwyn Cooke’s Blog, they held a “Draw Parker” contest to celebrate the release of Cooke’s adaptation of The Hunter. You can view all of the entries (and a slideshow) here. As you can tell […]

Parker comic review: Richard Stark vs. Darwyn Cooke

This review (from Comixology) of Darwyn Cooke’s The Hunter, is well worth your time. The whole thing is good, but the most interesting parts for me are where the critic quotes directly from Stark’s book and then shows the equivalent panels from Darwyn Cooke’s adaptation so you can compare and […]

Darwyn Cooke’s Parker: exclusive dustjacket available at Comic Con

There’s a special treat awaiting those of you lucky enough to attend the San Diego Comic Con International (SDCCI) this week. Via The Joe Shuster Awards:

Eisner-award winning writer and artist Darwyn Cooke brings to life one of the true classics of crime fiction with this adaptation […]

Extensive Darwyn Cooke Interview

You do not want to miss this.

Parker comic creator Darwyn Cooke is interviewed by The Comics Reporter‘s Tom Spurgeon. He is joined by his editor, Scott Dunbier, and former collaborator Ed Brubaker, who currently does Criminal (which has been recommended to me a million times but […]

Twenty-one page Parker comic preview!

I’m trying to wait until July, but I know a lot of you are really going to want to see this.

More here, where you can download the preview as a PDF.

Thanks to […]