As 2005 fast approaches, that eagerly awaited annual event, the Best of the Year lists, are beginning to emerge.

1602 is #4 on Amazon’s editors’ picks in the Comics and Graphic Novels category, and amongst Neal Pollack’s picks for books of the year.


There’s a Neil story on the latest volume of Selected Shorts on CD from Symphony Space; unfortunately, the track listing for Volume XVIII isn’t available online yet.

Will look into it.


The October 17th Vancouver Province included Neverwhere in its list of essential writings for the goth scene.


The November 7th Patriot News has this to say about The Neil Gaiman Audio Collection in its round-up of holiday gifts for children

…written and read by the author (Harper Audio, unabridged, 50 minutes, $13.95), is wildly imaginative. The stories are sometimes scary and at once funny, with prose that almost rhymes.