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Sandman: Overture 30th Anniversary Edition


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A #1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story! Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman set the standard for mature, lyrical fantasy in the modern comics era. This 30th Anniversary edition of The Sandman Vol. 0: Overture is a lush, epic look at The Sandman’s origin story.One of the most popular and critically acclaimed graphic novels of all time, Neil Gaiman’s award-winning masterpiece The Sandman set the standard for mature, lyrical fantasy in the modern comics era. Illustrated by an exemplary selection of the medium’s most gifted artists, the series is a rich blend of modern and ancient mythology in which contemporary fiction, historical drama, and legend are seamlessly interwoven. Overture brings Gaiman’s mesmerizing saga of the Sandman full circle, serving as both a prequel and a coda to the groundbreaking original series. Lushly illustrated by acclaimed artist J.H. Williams III, this stunning tale follows the King of Dreams as he travels across the universe–and into realms unbounded by time and space–on a fateful mission to prevent all of reality from unraveling. THE SANDMAN LIBRARY: OVERTURE PRELUDES & NOCTURNES THE DOLL’S HOUSE DREAM COUNTRY SEASON OF MISTS A GAME OF YOU FABLES & REFLECTIONS BRIEF LIVES WORLDS’ END THE KINDLY ONES THE WAKE ENDLESS NIGHTS THE DREAM HUNTERS
Creator of The Sandman and one of comics’ most accomplished writers, Neil Gaiman is also the New York Times best-selling author of the novels Anansi Boys, American Gods, Stardust and Coraline, as well as the short story collections M is for Magic and Smoke and Mirrors and the multimedia creation Neverwhere. He also co-wrote the Jim Henson Productions film MirrorMask with longtime collaborator Dave McKean, illustrator of the Gaiman-written graphic novels Mr. Punch, Violent Cases and Black Orchid. Among his many awards are the Hugo, the Nebula, the Eisner, the Harvey, the Bram Stoker and the World Fantasy Award. Originally from England, Gaiman now lives in the United States.
(W) Neil Gaiman (A) J.H. Williams III


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