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Violence, Glee, Phantasmagoria: Gaiman’s ‘Neverwhere’

Readers familiar with Neil Gaiman’s dreamscapes will find new corners of Neverwhere in this new edition of the author’s seminal first novel.

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Grunge Rock, Flannel, the Birth of DC/Vertigo, Whatever

Vertigo was a completely unprecedented break in the corporate backing of artistic creativity. But it needed the '90s to come into being.

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‘Prez’ Answers Thomas Jefferson’s Call for a ‘Dangerous Freedom’

Thomas Jefferson said, "Rather a dangerous freedom than a peaceful slavery." The stunning comic Prez shows the true meaning of that statement.

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‘Trigger Warning’ Proves Once Again That Neil Gaiman Rarely Fails to Be Entertaining

Trigger Warning collects 23 of Gaiman's recent stories and poems, and serves as a reminder of how he became such a phenomenon in the fantasy field.

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Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell’s ‘Graveyard Books’ Are Deliciously Scary Adaptations

These two graphic novel versions of The Graveyard Book preserve everything good about the original and add the benefit of visual interpretation by a number of fine artists.

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Captain Comics: Neil Gaiman’s Finale to ‘Graveyard Book’ a Grabber

Neil Gaiman constantly surprises, and he’s done it again with The Graveyard Book Volume 2, the wrap-up of the novel’s adaptation to comics.

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Afflicting the Comfortable: An Interview with Terry Moore

The comic industry's great humanist talks about the end of Echo, his new series, Rachel Rising, and ponders ideas such as, "What if you mate the China syndrome with a collider?"

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Always Look on the Grimm Side of Life

Murder, masochism, Satanism and nihilism: Parents, you might want to rethink substituting your kids' Twilight paperbacks for the classics.

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Madame Xanadu: Disenchanted

Reminiscent, in all the best ways, of Neil Gaiman and Kurt Vonnegut’s finest works, Matt Wagner’s opening salvo of his new Vertigo series shows the world still has need for the archetypes inherent in Wagner’s Parsifal.

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You are inside Neil Gaiman’s mind. (Hands and feet must stay within the car at all times. Management not responsible, etc.) Please note — now

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28 Apr 2009 // 8:59 PM

Baloney by Pascal Blanchet

Blanchet’s world is one of the marbled pinks and reds of high quality beef, the pale pinks of processed meats like hot dogs and, of course, baloney, but his words are like stale bread.

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18 Mar 2009 // 10:30 AM

So far, 2009 has been kind to Neil Gaiman. The English-born author, who lives outside Minneapolis, already had a cult following for his comic series, “The

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The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen by ed. Maria Tatar

What a loose-limbed, witty, and even oddly post-modern writer Hans Christian Andersen was.

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‘Beowulf’ screenwriter says don’t expect `300’ in Viking horns

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—Fantasy author Neil Gaiman automatically turns down offers to rewrite others’ work for the screen, but in the case of “Beowulf,” whose

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10 Aug 2007 // 6:08 AM

‘Stardust’ creator reflects on flights of movie fancy

If there were ever a moment the moviegoing public might suffer from a case of pixie-dust poisoning, now’s the time. With Hogwarts, hobbits and

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31 Jul 2007 // 10:00 PM

In Wood's hands, Little Red Riding Hood had never met a wolf so dangerous.

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4 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

Absolute Sandman

Without it, there would be no Vertigo today, and perhaps none of the titles that have risen to prominence out of that publishing line.

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17 Jul 2006 // 2:00 AM

Eternals #1

Jack Kirby had a knack for creating heady, mind-bending concepts dressed in superhero clothing, and Neil Gaiman simply refines this already brilliant material with sharp dialogue and characterization, while weaving it into a modern context.

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7 Nov 2005 // 12:00 AM

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

This is the first thing I've read of Neil's where the voice of the narrator sounded just like him. It's sharp and witty and clever and, well, British.

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MirrorMask: The Illustrated Film Script of the Motion Picture from The Jim Henson Company by Neil Ga

And so we have the strange situation in which we can peruse at length the full script and storyboards well before we have any chance of seeing the movie itself. It's the ultimate spoiler.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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