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With an Eisner Award for each volume of his three adaptations of the Parker series by Richard Stark (Aka Donald Westlake), Darwyn Cooke aims for another with his graphic novel Slayground.

Parker is put to the test against crooked cops and sleazy gangsters after a heist goes south and he finds himself trapped in an amusement park closed for the winter, and embroiled in a deadly game of cat and mouse… a game that slowly starts to favour the mouse.

“A boarded up amusement park was an inspired setting for Parker,” said writer/artist Darwyn Cooke, “and Westlake made the most of it; a great story that I’m enjoying the hell out of adapting.”

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