Extracts and sample pages
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“Christmas. James wakes up to find it has snowed. In the absence of any friends around, he makes a snowman. That night, the snowman comes to life.”
Images reproduced by kind permission of Snowman Enterprises Ltd. The Snowman (C) Snowman Enterprises 1982, 2008
Peter and the Wolf
“Peter and his grandfather live alone, at the edge of a Russian forest. In grandfather’s absence, Peter leaves the compound to play on the frozen pond. Soon the wolf comes prowling…”
(C) BreakThruPeter and Se-ma-for
Deadtime Stories for Big Folk: Deadsy / Door
“Deadsy knows he is already a megaguy, but decides he will be even sexier, and will have even more people wanting to make it with him, if he changes sex.”
Deadsy pics (C) Channel 4 Television Corp.
Secret Joy of Falling Angels
“A variety of animation and optical techniques are marshalled to evoke the confrontation – at first nervous and then increasingly erotic – between a woman and a winged creature.”
Secret Joy pics (C) Koninck Projects Ltd.