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Richard Stark's Parker: The Hunter (2009)

by Darwyn Cooke (Adapter), Richard Stark (Original author)

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Classic awesome noir. ( )
  ThothJ | Dec 4, 2015 |
Classic awesome noir. ( )
  ThothJ | Dec 4, 2015 |
Classic awesome noir. ( )
  ThothJ | Dec 3, 2015 |
Classic awesome noir. ( )
  ThothJ | Dec 3, 2015 |
Parker is one of the coolest, most brutal criminals I've ever seen. Makes me want to read the original 1962 crime novel. ( )
  LJMax | Aug 21, 2015 |
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Mr. Cooke depicts his characters with such emotion and conveys so much with gesture and composition that, except for the specifics of the hijacking, you could almost follow the story by the images alone. And when the words and graphics are in harmony, the effect is deliciously brutal
 
Imagine Mad Men, with its cool stylishness, but with characters even more depraved and rapacious, and you'll have an idea for what's in store when you read The Hunter.
 
Normally, a straight genre tale where the only point is how many people Parker can kill before he gets what he thinks is coming to him wouldn’t be for me, but although I’m not the audience, I can see the appeal. And the art is beautiful.
 

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Parker, a master thief, comes to New York City bent on getting revenge both on the woman who betrayed him and on the former partners who double-crossed him and cheated him of his money.

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