Friday, April 19, 2013

Today in Comics History: Jean is tremendously excited

Panel from Richard Stark's Parker: The Score (July 2012); adapted from the novel by Richard Stark; script, pencils, inks, color, and letters by Darwyn Cooke

And, because this is the thing I do, I went looking to see if that Look magazine was accurate for the time. Steve McQueen was on the cover, but her was in 1970, not 1964:

And the logo Cooke uses is from the mid-1950s. By '64 the Look logo had evolved into a two-thirds page wide masthead with a sidebar:

But I'm not pokin' fun, no no, at Darwyn Cooke. If anything, I am pointing my finger at Look magazine for not cohering to the Darwyn Cooke design.

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