The Sandman, Vol. 3: Dream Country
The third book of the Sandman collection is a series of four short comic book stories. In each of these otherwise unrelated stories, Morpheus serves only as a minor character. Here we meet the mother of Morpheus's son, find out what cats dream about, and discover the true origin behind... show more
The third book of the Sandman collection is a series of four short comic book stories. In each of these otherwise unrelated stories, Morpheus serves only as a minor character. Here we meet the mother of Morpheus's son, find out what cats dream about, and discover the true origin behind Shakespeare's A Midsummer's Night Dream. The latter won a World Fantasy Award for best short story, the first time a comic book was given that honor.This volume includes issues 17-20 of the original series and features completely new coloring, approved by the author, of issues 17 and 18.
Publish date: October 19th 2010
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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Series: The Sandman -3 (#3)
The Dream Country contains 4 stand alone stories and Morpheus is mentioned only as a side character in A Midsummer Night's Dream, which won The World Fantasy Award. Even though that story won a big award, it was not my favorite in the collection- I much preferred both Calliope and Facade. In Calli...
*Book source ~ Library From Goodreads: The third book of the Sandman collection, DREAM COUNTRY continues the fantastical mythology of Morpheus, the King of Dreams. In these centuries-spanning tales, the powerful entity known as the Sandman interacts with a diverse assortment of humans, fairies, he...
This wasn't my favourite of the Sandman series, but it was great nonetheless. It contains four short stories and then the script of one of them - which is fun to see because you see just how much work Gaimann really puts in. The cat story was my favourite.
Genre: Supernatural / Fantasy / Suspense Year Published: 1990 Year Read: 2012 Series: The Sandman #3 Publisher: Vertigo Comics The more I read from Neil Gaiman’s popular “Sandman” series, the more interested I get in reading more about Dream and the other Endless characters! In the third volume ...
So good! All four of these stand-alone stories are excellent. My personal favorite? Gaiman's blurring of boundaries between fae, dream, and worldly realms in A Midsummer-Night's Dream. Seriously, how cool is the idea to have Dream commission the play from Shakespeare in the 1590's? Will's son Hamnet...