Death at death's door

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DC Comics, 2003 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 191 pages
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A member of the Endless, a family of beings who have existed longer than the gods, Death enjoys manifesting herself in the persona of a young Goth girl. Along with her siblings, she interacts and influences the lives of humans on a daily basis. In this managastyle adventure, Death's little sisters, Delirium and Despair, have thrown a party at her apartment for hell's escapees. But as the festivities get out of control, it falls on Death's black-clad shoulders to regain order and save the afterlife. Printed in black, white, and gray tones, this trade paperback weaves an eccentric tale of danger, romance, humor, and fun. SUGGESTED FOR MATURE READERS.

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About the author (2003)

Jill Thompson is a comicbook artist. She graduated in 1987 from the American Academy of Art in Chicago and has been working as a cartoonist and illustrator ever since. Jill has risen to the top of her field and has garnered acclaim for her work on WONDER WOMAN, SWAMP THING, BLACK ORCHID and the award winning title SANDMAN with Neil Gaiman. In 1997, Jill's first children's book, THE SCARY GODMOTHER was released to critical acclaim. Subsequent books in the series include Scary Godmother-The Revenge of Jimmy, Scary Godmother-The Mystery Date and Scary Godmother-The Boo Flu. Select Scary Godmother stories have been translated into Spanish by La Factoria, into Italian by Kappa Edizione and into German by Ehapa. Jill travels the US and beyond meeting fans and speaking about comics, literacy and art. She enjoys working with other writers and artists from time to time and most recently has collaborated with former wrestler turned author Mick Foley and illustrated MICK FOLEY'S HALLOWEEN HIJINX which debuted at number seven on the New York Times children's book best seller's list.

Neil Gaiman is the "New York Times" bestselling author of the novels "Neverwhere", "Stardust", "American Gods", "Coraline", "Anansi Boys", "The Graveyard Book", and "Good Omens" (with Terry Pratchett); the Sandman series of graphic novels; and the story collections "Smoke and Mirrors" and "Fragile Things". He is the winner of numerous literary honors, including the Hugo, Bram Stoker, and World Fantasy Awards, and the Newbery Medal. Originally from England, he now lives in America.

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