Saturday, May 14, 2016





We regret to inform you that Darwyn lost his battle with cancer early this morning at 1:30 AM ET. We read all of your messages of support to him throughout the day yesterday. He was filled with your love and surrounded by friends and family at his home in Florida.

Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society and Hero Initiative.

Please continue to respect our privacy as we go through this very difficult time.

A longer statement will come later today.

“Then we shall not be weary. Then we shall prevail.” -- John F. Kennedy’s New Frontier speech

Friday, May 13, 2016

fuck cancer



It is with tremendous sadness that we announce Darwyn is now receiving palliative care following a bout with aggressive cancer. His brother Dennis and I, along with our families appreciate the outpouring of support we have received. We ask for privacy as we go through this very difficult time. Urgent inquiries please contact David Hyde david.hyde@superfanpromotions.com 

Marsha

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Digital Darwyn Sale on at Comixology

Comixology is having a sale on Darwyn's DC and IDW works.


You can get New Frontier and the one-shot special as well as Jonah Hex and more from this link


and the four Parker graphic novels, adapting the Richard Stark books, are on sale here.

They make great Father's Day gifts, too!

Friday, April 22, 2016

win a copy of The Hunter signed by Darwyn!


Good day, folks! 

We recently uncovered a copy of The Hunter from our original cache of signed copies!

It has a bookplate done exclusively for Strange Adventures Bookshops in eastern Canada.

This will be given away by a random draw on June 30th, 2016. To get your name in the draw, send 
a postcard, a real goddamn postcard, showing your town, village, city, neighbourhood, province, county, state, or country, to:

Parker 
c/o Strange Adventures
5110 Prince Street
Halifax, NS
B3J 1L3 Canada

Note your name and return address on the postcard and we'll put all postcards received into the draw.

Winner will be announced on the blog and on the facebook page on the evening of June 30th, 2016

The draw will be done after mail is received on June 30th so you've got plenty of time to find a  picture postcard get some stamps! Open to anyone in the world though the book is intended for a mature audience so let's say 16 years and up.




Monday, April 18, 2016

Batman Omnibus cover

here's some sketches and the final illustration for the cover of 
Batman: Golden Age Omnibus vol. 1

784 pages of vintage Batman by Bill Finger, Gardner Fox, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson.

From the publisher's sales blurb:
The stories that catapulted Batman to legendary status are collected here in a single, massive volume. These original stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #27-56 and BATMAN #1-7 include the origin of the Dark Knight, as well as the debuts of Robin, Commissioner Gordon, Professor Hugo Strange, The Joker, Catwoman and more!











Monday, November 16, 2015

some Dutch Courage coming up in Chicago area


The Arcade Brewery has the Adventures of Dutch Courage coming out now in Chicago area beer stores. It is the second volume of their 6-Pack Stories: a special release beer inspired by the 6-panel comic on the bottles!

Arcade describes this year's beer as "enjoyable and unique as Dutch Courage. With subtle hints of juniper berries and lemon peel, this refreshing beer pairs perfectly with a comic full of twists and turns!"

Comic created by Jimmy Palmiotti & Darwyn Cooke.

for more info, check with Arcade Brewery or their facebook page where they recently announced:

"6-Pack Stories Packaging day! What an absolutely awesome beer with a nice bitter bite and hints of juniper and lemon peel. The complexity and depth of this session ale (4.6% ABV) is outstanding. Hitting shelves 11.18.15 - 6PM at The Beer Temple, Capones Liquor, Prestige Liquors and Binny's (Lincoln Park)."

Friday, November 6, 2015

James Bond giclee print from the Lakes Festival

It looks like the Lakes Festival still have a few of the James Bond giclee prints available on their website here.