Tag Archives: Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys – Playaway Audio Edition

Ah, family. You can’t live with ’em, you can’t wish ’em into an alternate plane of existence. The say that a long time ago a spider stole all of the stories from a tiger. Maybe it’s just that the spider … Continue reading

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Mike Carey and Glenn Fabry’s Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere

Over a decade after the original televised mini-series and the novel it spawned, Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere has found new life in comic form — but not scripted by Gaiman himself. That honor has gone to Mike Carey, writer for the … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman and Michael Zulli’s Creatures of the Night 

This slim hardback graphic novel contains two short stories by Neil Gaiman, both illustrated by a frequent collaborator of his, Michael Zulli. Previously released in plain text form in Smoke and Mirrors, “The Price” and “The Daughter of Owls” have been … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean’s The Wolves in the Walls 

Rachel Manija Brown penned this review. Lucy is sure there are wolves in the walls. She can hear them at night, prowling and carousing. So she tells her mother. “‘I’m sure it’s not wolves,’ said her mother. ‘For you know what … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman and Dagmara Matuzak’s Melinda 

Melinda is Neil Gaiman and Polish artist Dagmara Matuzak’s first collaboration, and the resulting illustrated poem is a unique literary work. According to the press notes accompanying this release, Gaiman wrote the text specifically for Matuzak to illustrate, hoping for a … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman: The Kindly Ones

When Hippolyta Hall’s young son Daniel is kidnapped, she slips slowly into madness. Assuming that Dream has taken him, she goes searching for the goddesses who loaned her their name when she was a superhero: the Furies. These three ancient … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean’s The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish 

Robert Wiersema penned this review. who has spent any time with a child, or with a children’s book, will realize that a child’s sense of humour, and of reality, tends toward the gloriously demented. In the open, amorphous, formative state of … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman and John Bolton’s Harlequin Valentine

Matej Novak penned this review. It is quite an injustice that Neil Gaiman is so often regarded only as a writer of comic books and graphic novels. But there are also those people — perhaps familiar with his short stories, novels or other works … Continue reading

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Babylon 5’s ‘Day of the Dead’

Asher Black penned this review. I liked Babylon 5 the best in the first season. Sinclair was my favorite captain, the Russian commander Ivanova was still a strong character — and so at her hottest — and the Minbari, though the most … Continue reading

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Stardust

Elizabeth Vail penned this review. In this film, based on Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name, Tristan (Charlie Cox), a young shop boy bedazzled by village belle Victoria (Sienna Miller), promises to find and recover a fallen star in return for … Continue reading

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Neverwhere at the Lifeline Theatre

In considering the works of Neil Gaiman, it is difficult to think of a contemporary writer whose stories have so completely exploited the full range of multi-media possibilities of current media technologies. From comics to film and television , Gaiman’s … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s Coraline audiobook

Christine Doiron penned this review. Like most children of a certain age, Coraline is somewhat dissatisfied with her life.  Her parents are dull and don’t pay enough attention to her, no one pronounces her name correctly, and — most of all … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s  Hansel & Gretel

Does the readers of kindermurchen in English need one more translation of this tale? Jack Zipes alone has provided several excellent ones one just recently that’s true to horror of the original Brothers Grimm tale, and Maria Tatar has well … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s Day of the Dead: An Annotated Babylon 5 Script

Whenever two Babylon 5 fans meet, whether it’s at a used book store, a sci-fi speakeasy, or somewhere else that’s safe for our species, it doesn’t take long for conversation to turn to the required topics: “Who’s your favorite character?” “What’s your … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr Punch radio play

Jasmine Johnston wrote this delightful review. It is the business of mythology proper, and of the fairy tale, to reveal the specific dangers and techniques of the dark interior way from tragedy to comedy. — Joseph “everlasting” Campbell I tuned into … Continue reading

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