Happy Birthday Neil Gaiman
Today is critically acclaimed author and Dream King, Neil Gaiman's birthday. He is a literary "Jack of all Trades" with works in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Graphic novels, Horror, children's literature, and so on. Listed below are some picks from "the most accomplished and influential figure in modern comics as well as one of the most gifted of contemporary fantasists." Click here to see all Gaiman's work in our catalog.
Many of his works are adapted from novels to illustrated books and to movies so look out for extra links for other adaptations.
The Sandman series is Gaiman's most popular graphic novel work that is set in the realm of Morpheus, the god of dreams.
Marvel 1602 is truly a must-read for Marvel comic lovers where Gaimans depicts their lives in the year 1602!
Neverwhere was adapted to graphic novel form and as a film from its fiction novel counterpart. This is a story about an ordinary Londoner who stops to help an enigmatic girl and is drawn into a battle to save the strange underworld kingdom of London Below from destruction.
The Graveyard Book is Gaiman's latest work and is about an orphaned boy who is raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.
And for you non-readers out there, many of his titles come as audiobooks read by himself.