Richard Stark's Parker: Slayground by Richard StarkRichard Stark's Parker: Slayground by Richard Stark

Richard Stark's Parker: Slayground

byRichard Stark, Darwyn CookeIllustratorDarwyn Cooke

Paperback | February 27, 2018

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The award-winning graphic novel series adapting one of crime-fiction's most famous and hard-boiled characters continues in this beautifully illustrated and stylized masterpiece.

Parker, whose getaway car crashes after a heist, manages to elude capture with his loot by breaking into an amusement park that is closed for the winter. But his presence does not go unnoticed -- a pair of cops observed the job and its aftermath. But rather than pursue their suspect... they decide to go into business for themselves, with the help of some "business associates." From then on it's a game of cat and mouse, one played out through the closed rides of the abandoned carnival... a game that slowly starts to favor the mouse.

Winner of the 2014 Eisner Awards for Best Adaptation from Another Medium and Best Lettering, and includes the Eisner Award-winning short story "The Seventh"!
Richard Stark is the most famous pseudonym of world-renowned author Donald Westlake (1933-2008). In 1962 he created 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...
Title:Richard Stark's Parker: SlaygroundFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.06 × 6.06 × 0.36 inPublished:February 27, 2018Publisher:IDW PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1684051266

ISBN - 13:9781684051267

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Short but Good! I love the first three Parker books by Darwyn Cooke, so I was pretty excited to read this one, the story is short but fun, great art, my only complaint is that I think this is the final book :(
Date published: 2018-02-26