A comic. Written by Neil Gaiman. Art by Shawn McManus, Kelley Jones, Mike Dringenberg, Bryan Talbot, John Watkiss, Matt Wagner, Stan Woch, Colleen Doran, Duncan Eagleson, John Bolton, Malcolm Jones III, George Pratt, Dick Giordano, P. Craig Russell and Vince Locke. Cover by Dave McKean. 616 pages.
The second of four beautifully designed slipcased volumes, Absolute Sandman, Vol. 2 collects issues 21–39 of The Sandman and features remastered coloring on all 19 issues as well as brand-new inks on The Sandman #34 by the issue's original penciller, Colleen Doran, and a host of bonus material, including two never-before-reprinted stories by Gaiman (one prose and one illustrated), a complete reproduction of the never-before-reprinted one-shot The Sandman: A Gallery of Dreams and the complete script and pencils by Gaiman and Kelley Jones for Chapter Two of ”Season of Mists” from The Sandman #23.
Neil Gaiman (born 1960) is a messy-haired author, whose books and comics have won many awards. Despite being English, he lives more in America than he does anywhere else in the world.
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