Richard Stark's Parker: The Score
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Crime & Mystery
Jul 24, 2012
6.25 x 9.31 x 0.81 in
Eisner Awards 2013, Winner
Harvey Award 2013, Winner
- Author Bio
A high-octane trip across America, The Score finds Parker assembling the best caper men he can find to knock over his most audacious target yet: an entire town. They scheme, they prepare, and they execute with military precision, unaware that the whole thing is about to blow up in their faces. Long considered a high water mark in the Parker series, this new graphic adaptation brings the original to violent, double-crossing life.
Darwyn Cooke, Eisner-Award winning creator of DC: The New Frontier, continues adapting Richard Stark’s genre-defining Parker novels with his signature pulp flair in this third installment. A hard-nosed thief, Parker is Richard Stark’s most famous creation, and Stark, in turn, is the most famous pen name of Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Donald E. Westlake.
"The Score succeeds on every front: as a solid period piece, as an excellent adaptation of a fantastic book, and as a solid graphic experience of the 60s through the lens of a quiet, unyielding thief with nothing to lose." –PopMatters.com