Robert B. Parker: 1932-2010

Glenn Hauman

Glenn is VP of Production at ComicMix. He has written Star Trek and X-Men stories and worked for DC Comics, Simon & Schuster, Random House, arrogant/MGMS and Apple Comics. He's also what happens when a Young Turk of publishing gets old.

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3 Responses

  1. arcee says:

    Just seeing the name and immediately I went, "Oh, no. Spencer's creator is dead." Then I read he passed away at his writing desk. Wow. Talk about a cowboy dying with his boots on. Sad but so appropriate for such a great writer. RIP

  2. Tom Fitzpatrick says:

    Well, damn, one of my favorite writers goes out with style!A terrific writer and I hope to get the chance to read his last book.RIP, Mr. Parker, you will be missed!

  3. Miles Vorkosigan says:

    I'm not ashamed to say I wept when I heard this. Did the same thing last New Years' when Donald Westlake died. All those wonderful characters will live on, but no new stuff unless Bob had unpublished stories. No more Martin Quirk or Henry Cimoli. No Pearl the dog. Hawk will never wig Spenser by playing Willie Nelson in his Jag again. And Susan will only molest Spenser in our fantasies. I don't think they ever got married, even though they kept hinting at it. Know what's ironic? I gave a friend my only hardback Spenser novel for Christmas. An autographed copy of Paper Doll…