Review: Richard Stark’s Parker: The Man With the Getaway Face by Darwyn Cooke

The Man With the Getaway Face, in case you missed it earlier, is not a freestanding sequel to Darwyn Cooke’s The Hunter. Rather, Darwyn has condensed Getaway Face into a prelude to his adaptation of The Outfit, where it will serve as the first chapter when The Outfit is released in October.

It feels […]

Inside back cover: Darwyn Cooke’s The Man With the Getaway Face

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 – […]

Back cover: Darwyn Cooke’s The Man With the Getaway Face

I believe this is also the debut of the cover art for The Outfit.

Thanks, James!

Fellow Parker fan James picked this up for me at WonderCon a few days ago. Pretty great!

The Violent World of Parker gets a hat tip in the introduction! Thanks, Darwyn!

The Man With the Getaway Face will be available at comic shops in July.

I’ll have the back cover for you later this […]

Lineup changes to Darwyn Cooke’s Parker series

[Darwyn Cooke] explains that while the original plan was to adapt the first four books, he found himself hungry to adapt two later books in the series, volumes that would “lend themselves to graphic adaptation in unique and exciting ways.” He decided to cut “The Mourner,” which he describes as […]

Darwyn Cooke’s The Man With the Getaway Face

San Diego, CA (March 26, 2010) – IDW Publishing and award-winning creator Darwyn Cooke are pleased to announce an exclusive prelude to The Outfit, the second of Richard Stark‘s Parker novels that Cooke is adapting. Cooke‘s initial Parker release, The Hunter, has been a critical and popular success, appearing on over 50 […]

More cover translation help needed

The great thing about having a major new search engine to work with (Bing) is that I’m coming up with a whole bunch of new results on my image searches. I just found this page, for example, which linked to the image above and the image below.

The first […]

An early Parker translation

A Google image search for The Man With the Getaway Face turned up the Pulpetti blog and the gem pictured above:

[This book] is what I believe the very first Westlake ever published in Sweden. This was published as #159 in the X-böckerna (The X Books) series in […]

U of C Reprints: The Man with the Getaway Face

If you haven’t seen it yet, here is the cover to the new edition of The Man with the Getaway Face.

I got the covers for the second batch of reprints today, and will be posting those Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.