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Richard Kadrey

Richard Kadrey

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Richard Kadrey

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Richard Kadrey is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. He is the author of dozens of stories, plus eight novels, including Sandman Slim, Kill the Dead, Aloha from Hell, Metrophage and Butcher Bird. His Wired magazine cover story, Carbon Copy, was made into one of the worst movies of 2001. It starred Bridget Fonda. Sorry, Bridget. He has been immortalized as an action figure. Kadray [sic]: The Invincible Wizard was a villain in an episode of the Blackstar animated TV series. Kadrey created and wrote the Vertigo comics mini-series ACCELERATE, which was illustrated by the Pander Brothers. He plans to do more comic work in the near future. He has written and spoken about art, culture and technology for Wired, The San Francisco Chronicle, Discovery Online, The Site, SXSW and Wired For Sex on the G4 cable network. ~ Richard Kadrey, fantastic Fiction


  • Noir Urban Fantasy, Horror-Fantasy, Quest Fantasy, YA, Comics...

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Series Title Sub Genre Supernatural Elements
Sandman Slim series Noir UF Magician, angels, demons, vampires, monsters, alchemists, Nazi skin-heads, alchemist, Lucifer and Beelzebub, zombies, zombie plague, half-human-angel (Nephilim‎), diva devil, monsters, fallen angels, deities, Jack the Ripper', ghosts, serial-killer ghost, archdemons, old gods, naiads, werewolves, hellhounds

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Genre Key: UF=Urban Fantasy, RUF=Romantic Urban Fantasy, Noir-UF=Noir Urban Fantasy, YA-UF=Young Adult Urban Fantasy, UF-SF=Urban Fantasy/Sci-Fi, UF-Hor=Urban Fantasy-Horror, PA-UF=Post-Apocalyptic-UF, Dys-UF=Dystopian Urban Fantasy, Mil-UF=Military-Urban Fantasy, SP=Steam Punk, PNR=Paranormal Romance

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