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The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes (The Sandman, #1) - Neil Gaiman, Malcolm Jones III, Sam Kieth, Mike Dringenberg
The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes (The Sandman, #1)
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New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient... show more
New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman's transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision. 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, goes on a quest for his lost objects of power. On his arduous journey Morpheus encounters Lucifer, John Constantine, and an all-powerful madman. This book also includes the story "The Sound of Her Wings," which introduces us to the pragmatic and perky goth girl Death.Includes issues 1-8 of the original series with completely new coloring, approved by the author.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781401225759 (1401225756)
ASIN: 1401225756
Publisher: Vertigo
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Series: Sandman Collection (#1)
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zaczytany
zaczytany rated it
4.5 "Sandman" Neil Gaiman
Pod wpływem impulsu postanowiłem odświeżyć sobie jakąś pozycję, którą czytałem bardzo dawno temu. Myślałem o Wiedźminie ale wtedy mój wzrok padł na najniższą półkę, gdzie trzymam komiksy. A tam stoi sobie kompletny Sandman. Zacząłem go zbierać na studiach i zajęło mi to około dwóch lat. W tedy na s...
The Layaway Dragon
The Layaway Dragon rated it
4.0 The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes
Hmmm...A Tale As Old As MeI borrowed an electronic version from the library. I've heard so many fantastic things about this series that I just had to try it out. I've read other of Gaiman's work but I'm not an invested fangirl by any means. The foreword and afterwords were extremely helpful for cont...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
4.0 Preludes and Nocturnes (The Sandman #1)
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...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Really Enjoyed This Prelude
There really is not much to say besides how much I loved this graphic novel from beginning to end. I am glad that I just went and bought the first three novels. My library didn't have this copy, but also the one I read (volume 2) was much older and with these new editions I bought, I can see a lot e...
Pandabearbooks
Pandabearbooks rated it
5.0 The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes
Turns out I remembered next to nothing of this volume from when I last read it over ten years ago. Go figure. Still liked it though. The story got me in an unexplicably deep and almost maudlin mood. Dare I say my thoughts started spiraling in the way of an existential mini-freakout. Dangerous things...
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