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