This Eisner-nominated anthology mini-series brings the best of Clive Barker's short stories to the comics medium. Barker's stories are brought to a stunning visual realization by comics greatest artistic talent: John Bolton, Craig Russell, Klaus Jansen, Tim Conrad, Bo Hampton, Stan Woch, Hector Gomez, and more. Collected in this edition are such horror classics as 'Skins of the Fathers,' 'Human Remains,' 'In the Hills, In the Cities' 'Down Satan,' 'How Spoilers Bleed,' 'The Madonna,' 'Pig Blood Blues,' 'The Midnight Meat Train,' and more.
Best-selling author Clive Barker was born in Liverpool, England, and he began his literary career writing, directing and acting for the stage. Following the publication of his short stories The Books of Blood in 1984, Barker went on to write numerous best-selling novels, including The Great and Secret Show, Weaveworld, Imajica, The Thief of Always, Everville, Sacrament, Galilee, The Essential Clive Barker and most recently his Hollywood ghost story, Coldheart Canyon.
October 2002 will see the publication of his next work children's literature: the first of quartet of books for HarperCollins Publisher/Joanna Cotler Books, entitled Abarat.
As a screenwriter, he is credited with the Hellraiser and Candyman pictures, as well as Nightbreed, Lord of Illusions and Gods and Monsters.
An accomplished painter and visual artist, Barker has had exhibition in New York and Los Angeles. He lives in Los Angeles, California with his partner, the photographer, David Armstorng.