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Do you think Neil Gaiman was better as a comic writer, or as a mainstream prose writer?

Do you think Neil Gaiman was better as a comic writer, or as a mainstream prose writer? Topic: Pacing in writing a novel
June 17, 2019 / By Jaasau
Question: I think the work he did on Sandman in the 1990s was the best work he ever did. He's a talented writer, but the novels he's written in recent years seem flat to me, even though they look like they should be interesting. Christine: Do so. You have a treat in store.
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Fillin Fillin | 3 days ago
I haven't read any of his comics, but I was never disappointed by any of his novels. I love the flow of his stories and the pace of the plots. There's a special charm in his style of writing that I don't think he'd be able to have in a comic book.
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Fillin Originally Answered: What are Neil Gaiman's best novels and short stories?
Full Novels *American Gods and *The Graveyard Book are excellent. (Although *Stardust, and *Neverwhere are great too - Both have been made into movies) A lot of his short stories are published as collections *M is for Magic, *Angels and Visitations, and *Smoke and Mirrors are three great books of short stories to check out. (*Snow, Glass, Apples is one of my favorite short stories by him.)
Fillin Originally Answered: What are Neil Gaiman's best novels and short stories?
study Stardust first and then Neverwhere! Stardust is slightly lighter and introduces you to his international so plenty extra valuable. otherwise, you're grew to become off via some. Then pick Neverwhere because it is extra of a delicate situation. you are able to study all his different books next yet those 2 are his terrific. there became additionally one short tale which used Norse Mythology. Forgot what it is pronounced as yet I enjoyed it. you are able to probable discover it on Google in spite of the undeniable fact that, a evaluation anway. good success!

Danni Danni
I think his novels are great,but I havent read any of the sandman comics. I guess Ill borrow them from hubby:)
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Danni Originally Answered: Could I be my own independent comic writer?
There are a LOT of people doing their own comics. They publish them themselves, ever hear of King Kat? Marvel and DC have their own artists, as do most comics publishers, however some of the independent ones do take freelance work. Check Wikipedia for 'comics publishers', it's got a list. There's a partial list here - http://www.comicsvanguard.com/2013/11/ho... If you're talking also about putting the work up online, smackjeeves.com and drunkduck.com are two places that host a lot. Or you can do it on a Blogger account. As for an artist - 90% of the comic is the artist's effort, only 10% is the script. You would have to pay someone to do the work. Generally it takes a full 8 hours to do pencil roughs, panel layout, the inking and lettering for one page. Add 4 more hours if you want it in color. Since most comic books have a 20 page story, that's 20 days of full time work. Rates vary from $150 to $300 per page for artists, the letterer is usually paid separately. http://www.jimkeefe.com/archives/3644 Here's a link on basic pricing structure for comics. It's best to do it yourself, or find a friend willing to invest this kind of time into it.

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