Saturday, August 25, 2018

The Greatest Men’s Adventure Series Ever: A Paperback Warrior Poll

The Greatest Men’s Adventure Series Ever: A Paperback Warrior Poll

In November 2017, Paperback Warrior conducted a highly-scientific and totally statistically valid poll of members of the Men’s Adventure Paperbacks Facebook Group asking the 4,000+ members to list their Top 3 genre series names of all time.

The results were weighted based upon the respondents’ preference rankings, and the results were audited by the accounting firm of Simon & Compton LLC to ensure mathematical purity and scientific rigor.

The complete results for the “Best Series Ever” poll are listed below:

1. Parker - Richard Stark

2. Matt Helm - Donald Hamilton

3. Travis McGee - John D. MacDonald

4. Quarry - Max Allan Collins

5. Destroyer- Murphy & Sapir

6. Doc Savage - Kenneth Robeson

7. Matt Scudder - Lawrence Block

8. 87th Precinct - Ed McBain

9. Burke - Andrew Vachss

10. Tarzan & Martian (tie) by Edgar Rice Burroughs