A lonely man in Los Angeles is told a unique tale - a passion play that sheds light on events before the creation of the world. Constructing the universe is a vast task, and in heaven God has allocated roles to all his angels. But when a murder takes place, an archangel is assigned to investigate.
Neil Gaiman is the bestselling author of the New York Times bestselling novel American Gods, and the writer of the multi-award-winning graphic novel series The Sandman. He is currently writing screenplays and a new series for Marvel Comics. P. Craig Russell is one of the most respected artists in the comics industry, and winner of two Eisner awards for his recent comics adaptation of Wagner's Ring cycle.