The Sandman: Overture Deluxe Edition

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DC, Nov 10, 2015 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 142 pages
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller and winner of the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story!

Twenty-five years since THE SANDMAN first changed the landscape of modern comics, Neil Gaiman's legendary series is back in a deluxe edition!

THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE heralds NEW YORK TIMES best-selling writer Neil Gaiman's return to the art form that made him famous, ably abetted by artistic luminary J.H. Williams III (BATWOMAN, PROMETHEA), whose lush, widescreen images provide an epic scope to the Sandman's origin story. From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will feature cameo appearances by fan-favorite characters such as the Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King's siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny.

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Neil Gaiman is the New York Times best-selling author of American Gods and Coraline and the creator of the critically acclaimed Vertigo series, THE SANDMAN. His other books include the novels Anansi Boys, Neverwhere and Stardust (winner of the American Library Association's Alex Awards as one of 2000's top ten adult novels for young adults) and the short fiction collections M is for Magic, Fragile Things and Smoke and Mirrors. With Roger Avary, he is the screenwriter of the motion picture Beowulf (Paramount, November 2007), directed by Robert Zemeckis. His illustrated novel Stardust was released as a major motion picture in Summer 2007 starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro. With Terry Pratchett, he is the author of the novel Good Omens. He is also the author of the children's books The Wolves in the Walls and The Day I Traded my Dad for a Goldfish. Among his many awards are the Eisner, Hugo, the Nebula, the World Fantasy and the Bram Stoker. Originally from England, Gaiman now lives in the United States.

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