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Kitchen Sink Press, 1998 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 496 pages
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At last -- Dave McKean's landmark Cages as it was meant to be seen and read: a true novel in visual form. Eight years in the making. McKean is an artist with something important to say. In Cages, he has created a fully-realized microcosm, a world consisting of a street, a night club and an apartment house. With this, McKean has a means to comment on mythology, art, God, creation, sex, love and hate. For McKean, Cages is, "the closest I've come to describing my world." And Cages is a beautiful world.

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McKean is possibly the most widely known of the current artists creating comics for adults; he painted the covers of all 75 Sandman issues and has also drawn The Black Orchid and Violent Cases. Cages ... Read full review

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The single greatest work of sequential art, period. This is the absolute pinnacle of the medium. A painter, a writer, and a musician live in the same apartment and their lives gradually begin to ... Read full review


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Dave McKean was born on December 29, 1963 in Maidenhead, England. He is an illustrator, photographer, comic book artist, filmmaker and musician. McKean is best known for his regular collaboration with Neil Gaiman. MirrorMask, McKean's first feature film as director and visual designer, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2005. The screenplay was written by Neil Gaiman.

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