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The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel 2    by Neil Gaiman & P. Craig Russell order for
Graveyard Book Graphic Novel 2
by Neil Gaiman
Order:  USA  Can
HarperCollins, 2014 (2014)
Hardcover, e-Book
* * *   Reviewed by Ricki Marking-Camuto

The story we got in The Graveyard Book, Volume 1 was just a set up for the dark turn the tale takes in Volume 2, especially in Chapter Seven, Every Man Jack, which makes up over half the book. As with Volume 1, different artists illustrate each chapter, working from P. Craig Russell's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's original story.

Now that Nobody Owens is coming of age, his wants more than life inside the graveyard. Reluctantly, Silas allows him to attend school, but being on the outside makes him vulnerable to the man who is hunting him, the man who killed his family. When the inevitable occurs, Bod must rely on everything he has learned during his childhood in the graveyard to not only save himself, but the world, too.

Once again, all the artists have done a wonderful job with Neil Gaiman's story. The one and only downfall are the few panels in Every Man Jack that feature Miss Lupescu in her canine form, which seems to be something with which artist Scott Hampton struggles. Otherwise, The Graveyard Book, Volume 2 is just as brilliant as Volume 1.

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