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The Sandman companion

Author: Hy Bender; Neil Gaiman
Publisher: New York : Vertigo/DC Comics, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Sandman was a groundbreaking and award-winning series that told the dark and tragic tale of Morpheus, the King of Dreams. A fascinating mythology of horror and consequence, this epic masterfully combined intriguing literature with captivating art. The Sandman Companion is an exhaustive guide to this legend. Revealing hitherto undisclosed information and behind-the-scenes secrets, this book features in-depth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction comics
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
Bandes dessinées de science-fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hy Bender; Neil Gaiman
ISBN: 1563894653 9781563894657 1563896443 9781563896446
OCLC Number: 43111215
Description: xiv, 273 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: OVERVIEW. Getting started with Sandman --
A dream is born. THE SANDMAN COLLECTIONS. Preludes & nocturnes --
The doll's house --
Dream country --
Season of mists --
A game of you --
Fables and reflections --
Brief lives --
World's end --
The kindly ones --
The wake. BACKSTORY. Secret origins --
Music, poetry, and patterns --
Struggles and triumphs. APPENDIXES. Sandman credits --
Additional Sandman tales --
For more information.
Responsibility: Hy Bender ; [featuring in-depth interviews with Sandman writer/creator Neil Gaiman].

Abstract:

"The Sandman was a groundbreaking and award-winning series that told the dark and tragic tale of Morpheus, the King of Dreams. A fascinating mythology of horror and consequence, this epic masterfully combined intriguing literature with captivating art. The Sandman Companion is an exhaustive guide to this legend. Revealing hitherto undisclosed information and behind-the-scenes secrets, this book features in-depth interviews, never-before-seen illustrations, character origins, and story explanations and analysis. Also including excerpts from the original proposal for the series, this handbook is the perfect complement to the Sandman graphic novels"--Publisher description.

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