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Violent Cases: Words  Pictures
Violent Cases Words Pictures
Author: Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean
ISBN-13: 9780878165377
ISBN-10: 0878165371
Publication Date: 2/1998
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Publisher: Mosby-Year Book
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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It was Gaiman & McKean's first work together (finished in 1987.) 25 years ago.
I have to remember that, and that it was 'groundbreaking' for its time. It's dark and atmospheric, but... that's about it. It lacks conflict. And resolution. I still feel, the next day, very "what was the point?"
And that's not fair. The artwork is beautiful and weird. The narration is good.
I'm just left with - why/to whom is he telling this story? and why now? It's an exercise in memory, I guess.
Being such a fan of their subsequent work, I see where their collaboration led.
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