Posts Tagged ‘Richard Stark’

The Quotable Darwyn Cooke: Highlights from the Cartoonist’s Talk at American Art

Sure, the crowd was thin due to the snow. But the air was thick with nuggets: Darwyn Cooke spoke for almost two hours to a rapt crowd of about 40 people at the Smithsonian's American Art Museum Saturday, concentrating on his recent adaptation of Richard Stark's novel Parker: The Hunter and offering a glimpse into [...]

Darwyn Cooke to Speak at Smithsonian Saturday

Cartoonist Darwyn Cooke will speak at the American Art Museum this Saturday about his adaptation of The Hunter,  Donald "Richard Stark" Westlake's first book in the "Parker" series.
The series follows an amoral criminal for whom murder is frequently the easiest solution to his problems, and yet both Westlake and Cooke skillfully make his story impossible [...]