Getting Into ‘The Graveyard Book’ With Neil Gaiman

By Zack Smith


One of comics’ most popular and acclaimed creators, Neil Gaiman has earned a new wave of acclaim for his lasted children’s novel, The Graveyard Book, published by HarperCollins. It’s the story of Nobody “Bod” Owens,” a young child who survives the murder of his family, only to find a new family of protectors among the ghosts of a nearby graveyard. Filled with terrifying creatures, action, humor and heart, Gaiman has called The Graveyard Book one of his favorite works.

We were granted a few minutes out of his crowded schedule to talk about The Graveyard Book, his creative process, and his upcoming projects. And yes, we tried to get a hint about his upcoming Batman story for DC…

Read the full interview here!

Published by Zack

Zack Smith is a writer and journalist. He has written for such web sites and publications as, the Independent Weekly of Durham NC, Triangle Business Journal, Comic Book Resources and the Lynchburg News and Advance. He has a Master's in Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, and a degree in English with minors in Film Studies and Creative Writing from NC State University. He also writes children's books.

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