Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Slayground hits the streets this week!

The new Parker adaptation, Slayground, based on the book of the same name by Richard Stark, arrives in stores and on-line outlets this week!

To give you a bit more of a taste, Comics Alliance has the first dozen pages or so:

Right here!

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Slayground preview

 Check out the gallery at the bottom of this article on the Donald Westlake blog for a sneak peek at the forthcoming Slayground graphic novel by Darwyn Cooke, edited by Scott Dunbier.

Richard Stark's Slayground adapted by Darwyn is scheduled for release on Wednesday, Dec. 11th at your local bookstore, comic shop or on-line bookseller! Very much looking forward to this!

And for those of you near Kansas City, Darwyn will be attending Planet Comicon, Kansas City's largest comic book and pop culture convention, to be held at the Kansas City Convention Center - Bartle Hall Friday to Sunday, March 14-16th, 2014.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary to Marsha & Darwyn!

Our super-heroes!

Sunday, October 27, 2013

new this week: The Fox #1 cover

out this week wherever comic books are sold is the first issue of Archie Comics / Red Circle Comics' new action-adventure series, The Fox! Here's the solicitation info:

FOX #1 "RUNNING WITH THE FOXES" cover by Darwyn Cooke

NEW RED CIRCLE SERIES! From the world of the New Crusaders, comes the FANTASTIC debut of the high-flying FOX! Emmy Award winning writer/artist Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, HBO's Bored to Death) and Eisner Award winning writer Mark Waid (Daredevil, Thrillbent) bring the legendary, pulp-style hero The Fox to life in "Freak Magnet, Part One: The True Face of MyFace"! When photojournalist Paul Patton, Jr. donned a super hero costume, he thought it would be a quick way to make some news-now the strange and unusual just can't help but be drawn to the freak-magnetism of the fabulous fighting FOX! While working on a puff-piece at the Red Circle Gazette, an evil truth about social media mogul Lucy Fur is discovered, bringing Paul face-to-face with a criminal kingpin! Get in on the ground floor with the hottest new fall series featuring art and story from the biggest names in comics today!

There are also covers by Fiona Staples as well as Dean Haspiel.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

NYCC: Graphic Noir with Darwyn & Jules Feiffer

In one of the last panels of the New York Comic Con, Paul Levitz sat down with Darwyn and Jules Feiffer to talk about Graphic Noir. Darwyn's new Parker adaptation “Slayground” comes and Jules Feiffer has a new graphic novel, “Kill Your Mother”, coming out next summer.

Article on Comic Book Resources in this link.

Saturday, July 20, 2013


more info at IDW: http://idwpublishing.com/news/article/2630/

Friday, July 19, 2013

covers and covers

Hiya folks,

sweeping away some cobwebs in this place to show some of the recent covers Darwyn has done.

First up, is Fatale, the terrific noir series by Sean Phillips and Ed Brubaker. This cover was commissioned by "the Ghost" who distributes special variant cover editions through select retailers around the US and Canada. (ghostvariant.com for more info)

and coming this October from Red Circle comics is the new Fox series by Dean Haspiel and Mark Waid with a spiffy variant cover by Darwyn.