Neil Gaiman's The Last Temptation 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Hardcover

Neil Gaiman's The Last Temptation 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Hardcover


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  • Neil Gaiman (Sandman, Coraline, American Gods) brings shock rocker Alice Cooper's concept album to life in a surreal sideshow of the soul! Join a young boy named Steven on a surreal journey of the soul, as an enigmatic and potentially dangerous Showman seduces him into joining his carnival.
  • Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of this seminal Gaiman work, returned to print for the first time in over a decade. Fully remastered in color, this
    Deluxe Edition incorporates complete scripts to all three chapters,
    black-and-white thumbnail art of pre-colored pages, an original outline of the project by Neil Gaiman, and a collection of letters between shock rocker Alice
    Cooper and the author!
  • “I’m really happy that The Last Temptation is coming out for a new generation of readers, who have not seen Michael Zulli’s glorious drawings, or know of the Showman and his wicked ways,” says Neil
    Gaiman. “I wrote this a long time ago, driven by love of Ray
    Bradbury’s dark carnivals and of Alice Cooper’s own pandemonium shadow show. It’s time for it to shuffle out onto a leaf-covered street and meet the people who don’t know about Stephen and Mercy and show what’s coming to town.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606905364
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
Publication date: 10/21/2014
Edition description: Anniversary
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 641,247
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

About the Author

Originally from England, Neil Gaiman now calls the United States home. He is the author of numerous New York Times bestselling novels—including Neverwhere, Stardust, American Gods and Coraline—as well as the Sandman series of graphic novels. His work has been honored with many awards internationally, including the Newbery and Carnegie Medals as well as the Hugo, Bram Stoker, and World Fantasy awards.

See our definitive ranking of Neil Gaiman's best fiction books on the B&N Reads blog.


Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date of Birth:

November 10, 1960

Place of Birth:

Portchester, England


Attended Ardingly College Junior School, 1970-74, and Whitgift School, 1974-77

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Neil Gaiman's The Last Temptation 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Hardcover 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Urthwild More than 1 year ago
This collection contains not only the graphic novel, but also letters between the author and Alice Cooper, pre-coloured artwork, the outline and rough draft scripts for the project. I knew nothing of the original when I agreed to review this arc. It is an engaging tale, Steven is an ordinary young boy who is not quite sure of his place but leads a fairly unremarkable life. One day on the way home from school, he and his friends come across a mysterious theatre, the ‘Theatre of the Real’ and the strangely flamboyant Showman – this is where Copper comes in. The story itself is quite a short one, but the extras make up for that and turn it into a big bumper pack of delight for both long term fans and newbies. Recommended for fans of the very prolific Neil Gaiman, Michael Zulli, and Alice Cooper, in particular, but suitable for all graphic novel lovers. This turned into a non-review, review, didn’t it. Urthwild