Death, the High Cost of Living

Death, the High Cost of Living

Graphic Novel - 1994
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Neil Gaiman tells the story of the one day every hundred years when Death, older sister of The Sandman, walks among humans to gain a better understanding of them.
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, c1994
ISBN: 9781563891335
1563891336
9781563891328
1563891328
Characteristics: 103 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Death

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angeye87
Jul 03, 2014

If you liked the Sandman, this is a must read! Beautifully written

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BrianLaBelle
Feb 14, 2014

Excellent tale of how Sandman/Morpheus' sibling, Death, becomes mortal for one day every set period of time in order to learn about what it is to be alive. Neil Gaiman's storytelling abilities are amazing and his work doesn't disappoint. Long time readers will also see some marked improvements in Chris Bachalo's pencils from this book to his current work in Uncanny X-Men. If you've read the Sandman series, you want to add this to your must read list.

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Eithelen
Jun 18, 2012

**CONTAINS PROFANITY**
"My name is Sexton Furnival, but I'm pretty much used to it by now, and this is the last thing I'm ever going to write. This is because there's no point to anything, and I've thought about this hard and long. Okay. I figure, I'm mature. I know my own mind. I'm sixteen - almost sixteen and a half. And what have I got to show for it? For a start I don't have anybody I'm in love with. To be honest, I think love is complete bullshit. I don't think anyone ever loves anyone. I think the best people ever get is horny: horny and scared, so when they find someone who makes them horny, and they get too scared of the world outside, they stay together and they call it love."
- beginning of Sexton's suicide note

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