Half World HC (2010 Novel) comic books 1938 or later
1st printing. Written by Hiromi Goto. Art by Jillian Tamaki. Melanie Tamaki is human - but her parents aren't. They are from Half World, a Limbo between our world and the afterlife, and her father is still there. When her mother disappears, Melanie must follow her to Half World - and neither of them may return alive. Imagine Coraline as filmed by the Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki, or Neil Gaiman collaborating with Charles de Lint. Half World is vivid, visceral, unforgettable, a combination of prose and images that will haunt you. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 236 pages, Text (with B&W Chapter Illustrations). Cover price $16.99.