The sandman: a game of you

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DC Comics, 1993 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 185 pages
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An attempt to summon and imprison Death, results, instead, in the capture of Morpheus, the Sandman, who must regain the tools of his powers.

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This one had remarkable storytelling. - Goodreads
I'm so-so on the plot of this particular volume. - Goodreads
more amazing art & writing. - Goodreads
The ending was great. - Goodreads
Artwork is lovely too. - Goodreads
Oh, Neil Gaiman's genius at storytelling. - Goodreads
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*The Sandman, Vol. 5: A Game of You* was a very enjoyable read even If the Sandman, Morpheus, himself wasn't seen as much. I liked the story of Barbie and how there were characters that related to other people in the past novels. Very great done, indeed.
That's the problem If you like something. I'm not quite sure how to put it into words. Let's just say it I'll give it 4* stars, would have been 5 If there was more Morpheus in it. ;)

Review: The Sandman, Vol. 10: The Wake (The Sandman #10)

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Now that Dream has taken the hand of his sister Death, the wake will commence. . . . The Endless are each visited by a winged creature from the Necropolis, telling them the details of their brother's ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

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. He is currently working on making a film of one of his early books, Neverwhere.