The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes, Vol. #1
In PRELUDES & NOCTURNES, an occultist attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead. After his 70 year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus while initially infuriated at the death of his mortal jailer inflicts a dire... show more
In PRELUDES & NOCTURNES, an occultist attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead. After his 70 year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus while initially infuriated at the death of his mortal jailer inflicts a dire punishment on his son instead turning life into an eternal nightmare , Dream then goes on a quest for his lost objects of power. On his arduous journey Morpheus encounters Lucifer, John Constantine, and an all-powerful madman freshly escaped from arkam asylum who has corrupted one of dreams most powerful items his soul stone. This book also includes the story "The Sound of Her Wings," which introduces us to the pragmatic and perky goth girl Death.
Publish date: 1000
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
He has finally escaped his imprisonment and now he needs to find his tools but who has them? He is the King of Dreams and without his tools, he is weak and powerless. In his weaken stage, he starts to gather what was once his so he can reign once again, in the world of dreams. I have to admit it too...
Like much of Gaiman's fiction, the first volume of Sandman goes to some dark places, draws heavily on minor and unsung bits of myth and legend (in this case, the old folk figure of the Sandman, who gets lumped together with the minor Greek god Morpheus), and is just very vaguely - almost unknowingly...
Brilliant! Beautiful! Fun! That is all.
Repaso de todos los volúmenes en esta entrada.4.5 Stars: This was my first time reading a story by Neil Gaiman and it really impressed me. I didn't understand what the f*ck I was reading at first I'm dumb, I know but once I got used to the surreal style of the artwork I couldn't put it down, the ide...
Genre: Horror / Supernatural / Fantasy Year Published: 1989 Year Read: 2012 Series: The Sandman #1 Publisher: Vertigo Comics “In a fairy tale story, once all the children are asleep, the Sandman will come in and sprinkle magic dust in children’s eyes and give them sweet dreams.” At least, t...