PARKER


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.

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

“A magnificent comics recreation of Stark/Westlake's noir classic of crime & vengeance & a stylish evocation of his stony, relentless protagonist.” —PW







DARWYN COOKE

Darwyn Cooke is a graphic designer and animator who turned his attention toward cartooning in the late nineties. Known primarily for his work on the DC line of superheroes, Cooke has always had an affinity for crime fiction and has often cited the Parker books as a great source of creative inspiration.

Cooke has won multiple Eisner, Harvey and Shuster awards, as well as the National Cartoonist Society's Best Series award. In 2008 Cooke was Emmy-nominated for the animated adaptation of his magnum opus, The New Frontier.



EISNER AWARDS:


THE MARTINI EDITION

Best Graphic Album - Reprint (2012)

Best Short (2012)

THE OUTFIT

Best Writer/Artist (2011)

THE HUNTER

Best Adaptation from Another Work (2010)

HARVEY AWARDS:


THE OUTFIT

Best Artist (2011)

Best Cartoonist (2011)

THE HUNTER

Best Cartoonist (2010)

PRESS & FANFARE:


“Deliciously brutal.”

-The New York Times

“...A masterpiece...”

-The Los Angeles Times

“As much as I love Darwyn Cooke's take on superheroes, this is the kind of stuff he was born to do.”

-iFanboy.com

“Cooke's adaptation of the Westlake novels have been a high point of crime comics.”

-Todd Allen, The Beat

“I absolutely adore the new Parker books by Darwyn Cooke”

-Frank J. Barbiere, Robot 6

“Darwyn Cooke delivers another gripping illustrated epic.”

-Valerie Swayne, The Hollywood Reporter

Best Graphic Novel of the Year

-The Village Voice, 2009


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