Thursday, Apr. 01, 2010

Neil Gaiman

Age: 49
Occupation: Novelist
Previous TIME 100 Appearances: 0

Gaiman is best known for his critically acclaimed comic-book series The Sandman and his novel American Gods. In recent years he's had multiple works adapted for the big screen, including Coraline and Stardust. Last year it was revealed that one of DC Comics' leading protagonists would be killed — and who better than Gaiman to send Bruce Wayne off?