Above: a great scene from Moritat & David Hine’s The Spirit.
Below: a great excerpt from Richard Stark’s Flashfire, recently filmed as Parker.
“Sheriff,” Parker said, “if you make a single move in that direction, the two of us in the car here together, you’re a much more stupid man than I think you are.”
Farley considered that. “I’m armed,” he pointed out.
Parker held his hands up between them, fingers half-curled. “So am I.”
“Jesus, you’ve got gall!”