Richard Stark's Parker: The Hunter by Richard StarkRichard Stark's Parker: The Hunter by Richard Stark

Richard Stark's Parker: The Hunter

byRichard Stark, Darwyn CookeIllustratorDarwyn Cooke

Paperback | December 25, 2012

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The Hunter is the story of a man who hits New York head-on like a shotgun blast to the chest. Betrayed by the woman he loved and double-crossed by his partner in crime, Parker makes his way cross-country with only one thought burning in his mind — to coldly exact his revenge and reclaim what was taken from him! For fans of gritty in-your-face crime-fiction graphic novels, there is no comparison.

Richard (Donald Westlake) Stark's groundbreaking Parker books are adapted for the first time as a series of graphic novels by Darwyn Cooke. The initial installment brings to life the first Parker book, The Hunter, which introduces readers to the dangerous anti-hero's cold and calculated world of criminals, thugs, and grifters.
Richard Stark is the most famous pseudonym of world-renowned author Donald Westlake (1933-2008). In 1962 hecreated the master thief Parker and began a series of novels that have been recognized as seminal works of crime fiction. Several of Westlake’s books have been adapted by Hollywood and Westlake’s adaptation of The Grifters earned ...
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Title:Richard Stark's Parker: The HunterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.55 inPublished:December 25, 2012Publisher:IDW PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1613773994

ISBN - 13:9781613773994

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from I really enjoyed this read. I bought this book because of Darwyn Cooke's art and really enjoyed both the art and the story. It's a fairly quick read, but I was really sucked me in to the revenge/crime story. I like the somewhat small paperback edition that's nice for traveling with, I've since read the second book in the series and enjoyed that as well (there are 4 in total). I plan on reading the rest when these newer editions are all released.
Date published: 2017-07-25

Editorial Reviews

"Cooke brilliantly captures New York's early-'60s skyline, fashions, &cars, integrating cool gradations against black brushwork as smoothly as a jazzsoundtrack." — The Village Voice