The absolute sandman, Volume 1

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DC Comics, Nov 24, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 612 pages
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One of the most highly acclaimed comics series of all time, the New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman's visionary Sandman received Eisner awards, an unprecedented World Fantasy Award, and countless others. Now Gaiman's addictive, literate series is re-presented in the popular "Absolute" format: the first twenty issues are presented in an oversized leather-bound slipcase, featuring digitally recoloured artwork as well as a rare Gaiman script. This is an essential collection for any Sandman fan, or indeed any serious comics fan! So prepare to rejoin the world of Dream of the Endless, as he steps from fantasy to nightmare in the quest to regain his stolen power...

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This massive tome is slipcased and leather bound. It's an oversized and re-coloured edition of the first 4 Sandman Graphic novels. It's as massive as it is a wonderful read.

Review: The Absolute Sandman, Vol. 2 (The Sandman #4-6)

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The first absolute sandman volume had me riveted and I could not stop reading it once I started. However, this was not the case for the second volume. While still amazingly written and still having ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
102
Section 2
140
Section 3
192

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About the author (2006)

Neil Gaiman was born in Portchester, England on November 10, 1960. He worked as a journalist and freelance writer for a time, before deciding to try his hand at comic books. Some of his work has appeared in publications such as Time Out, The Sunday Times, Punch and The Observer. His first comic endeavor was the graphic novel series The Sandman. It is the comic book he is most famous for and the series has won every major industry award, including 9 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, 3 Harvey Awards, and the 1991 World Fantasy Award for best short story, making it the first comic ever to win a literary award. He writes both children and adult books. His adult books include Stardust, which won the Mythopoeic Award as best novel for adults in 1999; American Gods, which won the Hugo, Nebula, Bram Stoker, SFX, and Locus awards; and Anansi Boys. His children's books include The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish; Coraline, which won the Elizabeth Burr/Worzalla, the BSFA, the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Bram Stoker awards; The Wolves in the Walls; and The Graveyard Book, which won the Newbery Award in 2009. He also co-wrote Good Omens with Terry Pratchett.

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