Frank Nolan is the protagonist in a series of hard-boiled mystery novels by American author Max Allan Collins. It is no secret that Nolan is based on Richard Stark‘s Parker character. Collins didn’t mind writing a one-off novel with a heavily inspired character, however he didn’t feel comfortable doing a series until he got Stark’s […]


Max Allan Collins is an American author of mysteries. Much more than a novelist, Collins has also penned short stories, movie novelizations, screenplays, graphic novels, comic books, comic strips, trading cards and more. Max was a fan of Mickey Spillane and eventually became friends with him. He would end up taking over for Spillane on […]