A celebrated send-up of gothic literature, beautifully adapted into a dark, brooding, and oddly comical graphic novel. Somewhere in the night, a raven caws, an author’s pen scratches, and thunder claps. The author wants to write nonfiction: stories about frail women in white nightgowns, mysterious bumps in the night, and the undead rising to collect old debts. But he keeps getting interrupted by the everyday annoyances of talking ravens, duels to the death, and his sinister butler.
I’m not going to gush about Neil Gaiman’s writing, since he’s pretty much received all the accolades a writer can get without achieving critical mass and undergoing a nuclear reaction. So I’ll just tell you, the writing is good...Read More