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Neil Gaiman’s ‘Forbidden Brides’ Gets A Graphic Novel Adaptation
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Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire, the satirical gothic short story by Neil Gaiman that was included in his collection Fragile Things, is getting a graphic novel adaptation from Dark Horse Comics.

The 48-page hardcover graphic novel, which is now available for pre-order, was adapted artist by Shane Oakley, who previously illustrated the Poe tale The Fall of the House of Usher.

Check out the cover image here below.

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Comic Review: Neil Gaiman’s How To Talk To Girls At Parties
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Neil Gaiman’s How To Talk To Girls At Parties
Story by Neil Gaiman
Adaptation, Art, and Lettering by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá
Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: June 22, 2016
Cover Price: $17.99

I swear Neil Gaiman is like King Midas in some ways. It seems that everything he touches turns to gold. This comic book adaptation of his short story How To Talk To Girls At Parties, is just another example of one of Gaiman’s works being transmogrified in the best of ways. To paraphrase an old idiom: There’s more than one way to re-envision a Neil Gaiman story. I liked the story when I first read it but being the comic nerd I am, I absolutely love this graphic novel in ways I can only barely express.

But allow me to try. Check it out below.

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FREE Audio: Neil Gaiman’s ‘Harlequin Valentine’
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Author Neil Gaiman has posted a FREE MP3 for his tale Harlequin Valentine up at Last FM.

Gaiman himself narratives the 24-minute audio for this 1999 gruesome Valentine’s Day-theme short story. The audio was originally released on the Telling Tales CD, which is now out of print, but the collection is available through Audible. For now, you can listen to the five stories from the collection for FREE at Telling Tales Last FM page.

The Harlequin Valentine printed short story can be found in the Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders collection, and its audiobook. The story was also adapted into a graphic novel in 2001 with art by John Bolton.

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