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The Sandman : overture / written by Neil Gaiman ; art by J.H. Williams III ; colors by Dave Stewart ; letters by Todd Klein ; cover art and original series covers by J.H. Williams III and Dave McKean.

By: Gaiman, Neil [author.].
Contributor(s): Williams, J. H., III [illustrator.] | Stewart, Dave [illustrator.] | Klein, Todd [illustrator.] | McKean, Dave [illustrator.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2015]Edition: The deluxe edition.Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781401248963 (hardback) :; 1401248969 (hardback).Subject(s): Sandman (Legendary character) -- Comic books, strips, etc | Creation -- Comic books, strips, etc | Cartoons and comicsGenre/Form: Graphic novels. | Comic books, strips, etc. | Graphic novels. | Fantasy comics.DDC classification: 741.5/973
Contents:
Preface / by Neil Gaiman -- A flower burns -- A meeting's taken -- A child learns -- A star's forsaken -- As night returns -- Old worlds awaken -- Epilogue: "Meanwhile ..." -- Accompaniments -- Biographies.
Summary: "Twenty-five years since THE SANDMAN first changed the landscape of modern comics, Neil Gaiman's legendary series is back in a deluxe hardcover edition! THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE heralds New York Times best-selling writer Neil Gaiman's return to the art form that made him famous, ably abetted by artistic luminary JH Williams III (BATWOMAN, PROMETHEA), whose lush, widescreen images provide an epic scope to The Sandman's origin story. From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will feature cameo appearances by fan-favorite characters such as The Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King's siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny"-- Provided by publisher.
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"Twenty-five years since THE SANDMAN first changed the landscape of modern comics, Neil Gaiman's legendary series is back in a deluxe hardcover edition! THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE heralds New York Times best-selling writer Neil Gaiman's return to the art form that made him famous, ably abetted by artistic luminary JH Williams III (BATWOMAN, PROMETHEA), whose lush, widescreen images provide an epic scope to The Sandman's origin story. From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will feature cameo appearances by fan-favorite characters such as The Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King's siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny"-- Provided by publisher.

"Originally published in single magazine form in THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE 1-6"

"Vertigo"--Cover.

Preface / by Neil Gaiman -- A flower burns -- A meeting's taken -- A child learns -- A star's forsaken -- As night returns -- Old worlds awaken -- Epilogue: "Meanwhile ..." -- Accompaniments -- Biographies.

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