The Sandman Cover Art
The Sandman: Overture's release into sumptuous hardback is fast approaching, so we thought a chronology of the series' front covers would be apt
A captivating, spectral and delightfully warped series, The Sandman by Neil Gaiman has a tendency to creep into your dreams. What helps it to remain fixed there is its beautiful and hallucinatory artwork.
Side by side, they make for hypnotic viewing - you feel yourself falling into each one...
2.The Doll's House
3. Dream Country
4. Season of Mists
6. Fables and Reflections
8. Worlds' End
9. The Kindly Ones
10. The Wake
Gaiman says on his own website this one is "off to one side":
12. Endless Nights
13. The Sandman: Overture
I don't know about anyone else, but Overture is without doubt my favourite.
"New York Times"-bestselling author Gaiman's transcendent series, Sandman, offers 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.
Originally published in single magazine form as The Sandman 41-49.
"Originally published in single magazine form as The Sandman 57-69 and Vertigo jam 1"--Colophon.
Morpheus made the ultimate decision between change and death. As one journey for the Endless ends another begins for the "Lord of Dreams" and his family. All the final pieces come together for the final moments of the Sandman.
Volume Four of "New York Times"-bestselling author Gaiman's acclaimed creation, with updated coloring and new trade dress.
"Originally published in single magazine issues as Sandman 32-37"--T.p. verso.
Statements of responsibility vary from issue to issue.
"Originally published in single magazine form as The Sandman 51-56"--Tp verso.
"Originally published in single magazine form as The Sandman 9-16"--T.p. verso.
The third 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. One of these stories won the World Fantasy Award for best short story, the first time a comic book was given that honor.
Reveals the legend of the Endless, a family of magical and mythical beings who exist and interact in the real world. This title boasts diverse styles of art. It features seven peculiar and powerful siblings each of whom reveal more about their true being as they star in their own tales of curiosity and wonder.
From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, this volume features characters such as The Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King's siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny.