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Death: The High Cost of Living

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Publisher Comments:

From the pages of Neil Gaiman's Sandman comes the young, pale, perky, and genuinely likable Death. One day in every century, Death walks the Earth to better understand those to whom she will be the final visitor. Today is that day. As a young mortal girl named Didi, Death befriends a teenager and helps a 250-year old homeless woman find her missing heart. What follows is a sincere musing on love, life and (of course) death.

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"While Gaiman brings a gritty urban contemporaneity to the fantasy genre, the story also suffers from a TV script-like sensibility — danger-defying quips, the good-hearted overweight black neighbor, melodramatic villain. Nevertheless the combination of wry mystic immortal and MTV slacker produces an engaging chemistry. Top-notch production, and although the illustration is a bit stiff, it's stylishly rendered and very nicely colored." Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

One day in every century, Death walks the earth to better understand those to whom she will be the final visitor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781563891335
With:
McKean, Dave
With:
Buckingham, Mark
With:
McKean, Dave
With:
Buckingham, Mark
Illustrator:
Buckingham, Mark
Illustrator:
Bachalo, Chris
Author:
Buckingham, Mark
Author:
McKean, Dave
Author:
Gaiman, Neil
Author:
Bachalo, Chris
Publisher:
Vertigo
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Horror
Subject:
Death (Fictitious character: Gaiman)
Subject:
Horror
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
1 =
Publication Date:
June 1994
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
104
Dimensions:
10.18x6.66x.26 in. .40 lbs.

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Product details 104 pages DC Comics/Vertigo - English 9781563891335 Reviews:
"Review" by , "While Gaiman brings a gritty urban contemporaneity to the fantasy genre, the story also suffers from a TV script-like sensibility — danger-defying quips, the good-hearted overweight black neighbor, melodramatic villain. Nevertheless the combination of wry mystic immortal and MTV slacker produces an engaging chemistry. Top-notch production, and although the illustration is a bit stiff, it's stylishly rendered and very nicely colored."
"Synopsis" by , One day in every century, Death walks the earth to better understand those to whom she will be the final visitor.
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