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The Artistry of Neil Gaiman: Finding Light in the Shadows

Joseph Michael Sommers and Kyle Eveleth


Neil Gaiman (1960-present) currently reigns in the literary world as one of the most critically-decorated and popular authors of the last fifty years. Perhaps best known as the writer of the Harvey, Eisner, and World Fantasy-award winning DC/ Vertigo series, The Sandman, Gaiman quickly became equally-renowned in literary circles for works such as Neverwhere, Coraline, the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, etc. award-winning American Gods, as well as the Newbery and Carnegie Medal-winning The Graveyard Book. For adults, for children, for the comic reader to the viewer of the BBC's Doctor Who, Gaiman's writi ... More

Keywords: Gaiman, Liminality, Comics, Picture books, “Make Good Art”

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781496821645
Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2020 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496821645.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph Michael Sommers, editor
Central Michigan University

Kyle Eveleth, editor
University of Kentucky

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