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A Beautiful Friendship

Taken about five minutes after Neil Gaiman walked up to Scott McCloud, introduced himself, and asked, "What's all this I hear about a 24-hour comic, then?"

 

I took one look, and thought, "Twins!". They even gave me identical "well, ok, if you want a photo of us, but I don't know why you would?" looks.

 

Date's an approximation, but I'd assume it was Thursday of the con. This was definitely Comic-Con 1991. Scott's badge says so.

 

7/29/06 Addendum: Ivy and Neil have been comparing dates, and this was NOT the first time these two met; at this point they were already friends and had played Five-Card Nancy together. Oh, well, still a good photo of them. :-)

 

  • Rachel McCauley 9y

    Oh my goodness! This is the best picture ever. Great historic capture. They are so cute :)
  • Dan 9y

    The long-ish hair, the "over-sized" aviator frames -- so Koresh-era 90s! I love it.
  • rtsastrowardoyo_nyc PRO 9y

    That should show up in Scott's autobiography. And Neil's.
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