The Sandman Companion

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Vertigo/DC Comics, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 273 pages
26 Reviews
"The Sandman was a groundbreaking and award-winning series that told the dark and tragic tale of Morpheus, the King of Dreams. A fascinating mythology of horror and consequence, this epic masterfully combined intriguing literature with captivating art. The Sandman Companion is an exhaustive guide to this legend. Revealing hitherto undisclosed information and behind-the-scenes secrets, this book features in-depth interviews, never-before-seen illustrations, character origins, and story explanations and analysis. Also including excerpts from the original proposal for the series, this handbook is the perfect complement to the Sandman graphic novels."--Publisher description.

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User Review  - greeniezona - LibraryThing

More an interesting behind the scenes account, with interviews and amusing stories than a thorough exploration of the themes and symbology of the series. But as a behind the scenes text, it is amazingly thorough! Read full review

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User Review  - Jenna - Goodreads

Gotta read this for literary insight, and more context for the interwoven myths, comics, and horror stories. So many allusions! Read full review

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