The Sandman Series by Neil Gaiman
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The original series ran for 75 issues between and , landed on the New York Times Bestseller List , and is still widely regarded as one of the greatest works ever published in the medium. Now, Gaiman is overseeing a revival: four new comic-book series published under the banner The Sandman Universe , with the first issue set to arrive next week. Which is succinct and poetic—but honestly, not that helpful. So let me explain in a little more detail. The Sandman tells the story of Dream, who is the personification of all dreams and stories. He can make himself look like pretty much anything, but generally appears as a pale, mopey guy with dark eyes and a shaggy head of hair. The story begins in , when Dream is captured and imprisoned by a group of black magic occultists.
What is The Sandman?
The Sandman Series. Beginning with issue 47, it was placed under the imprint Vertigo. It chronicles the adventures of Dream of the Endless , who rules over the world of… More.
Beginning with issue No. It tells the story of Dream of the Endless , who rules over the world of dreams. The original series ran for 75 issues from January to March The main character of The Sandman is Dream, also known as Morpheus and other names, who is one of the seven Endless. The series is famous for Gaiman's trademark use of anthropomorphic personification of various metaphysical entities, while also blending mythology and history in its horror setting within the DC Universe.
By Fabien. On February 18, In Reading Guide. Well, only if you are into ambitious, clever, metaphorical and multilayered stories with elements of mythology and history in it. When DC offered Gaiman the possibility to write a new series, his only obligation was to keep the name. This is about Dream, one of the seven Endless.