Neil Gaiman

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Neil Gaiman AKA Gerry Musgrave AKA Richard Grey

England 1960 - present

Comments: dark Fantasy comics and novelist; family involved with L. Ron Hubbard's Church of Scientology;

Teachers: J. R. R. Tolkien; C. S. Lewis; Lewis Carrol AKA Dr. Charles Dodgson; James Branch Cabell; Edgar Allan Poe; Michael Moorcock; Ursula K. Le Guin; Harlan Ellison; Rudyard Kipling; Lord Dunsany ; G. K. Chesterton; Alan Moore; Samuel R. Delany; Roger Zelazny; Robert A. Heinlein; H. P. Lovecraft; Thorne Smith; Gene Wolfe; Douglas Adams, author of Hitchhiker to the Galaxy (RIP); Joseph Campbell;


Friends: Mary McGrath, 1st wife; Amanda Palmer, 2nd wife; Tori Amos; Terry Pratchett ;

Enemies: Todd McFarlane; Jeff Bezos of Amazon Book web service;


Author: the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book; biography of the band Duran Duran; Ghastly Beyond Belief, a book of quotations,; Don't Panic: The Official Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Companion, 1980; Good Omens with Terry Pratchett; Graphic novel The Books of Magic (collected in 1991); American Gods ; Anansi Boys; Coraline; The Dream Catchers; Stardust ; The Ocean at the End of the Lane ; , “Chu’s First Day of School” ; article in Russ Kick, Editor, with Neil Gaiman and Richard Dawkins- Everything You Know About God Is Wrong- The Disinformation Guide to Religion, Disinformation Guides, 2007; article in Richard Metzger, Editor, Preface by Grant Morrison, Contributions by Nevill Drury, Genesis P Orridge, Brian Butler, Donald Tyson, Robert Anton Wilson et al. Book of Lies- The Disinformation Guide to Magick and the Occult, 2014;

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