The Absolute Sandman: Volume 1
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... Warning: Adults Only!
Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman (born Neil Richard Gaiman, 10 November 1960) is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, nonfiction, audio theatre, and films. His works include the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Newbery and Carnegie medals.
Gaiman has lived near Menomonie, Wisconsin, since 1992. Gaiman moved there to be close to the family of his then-wife, Mary McGrath, with whom he has three children. Gaiman is married to songwriter and performer Amanda Palmer.
The Sandman consists of ten primary books, and includes six additional books that complement the series but are not considered mandatory reads. The current recommended reading order for the series is provided below.