Tag: Neil Gaiman

In A Time Of Dark Nostalgia

“Create new loves for the person suffering from love sickness; find new joys to ease the domination of the old.” ~ Dr. Hippolyte Petit There was a time when nostalgia was an illness, not a pleasantly bittersweet feeling that arises when contemplating another time. Nostalgia was an illness […]

Karen Berger and Vertigo

The New York Times profiles Karen Berger, former editor of DC’s Vertigo comics imprint. “When the Vertigo imprint was introduced in 1993, it was a way for writers and illustrators to retain ownership of their work and be free of the restraints that governed superhero stories.”

Dreadful Thoughts

As an adult, my strongest impressions of horror have come from comics. My childhood ones are almost exclusively from tv—the trailer for Magic and a misguided viewing of the beginning of Andy Warhol’s Frankenstein. But as an adult, I remember picking up the first issue of Neil Gaiman’s […]

Holiday Spirit!

Are you in the mood for some holiday spirit? Good! Make your own cute little paper Krampus! Then, together, you can watch this nice animated adaptation of a Neil Gaiman poem about Santa and this very special Anti-Xmas Special with Henry Rollins, Glenn Danzig and Krampus! (thanks, flusty […]