The Absolute Sandman: Volume 3

by Neil Gaiman
The Absolute Sandman: Volume 3 - Neil Gaiman 9.00   4

A comic. Written by Neil Gaiman. Art by Various. Cover by Dave McKean.

The third volume collecting Neil Gaiman's seminal, award-winning series starring the Dream King in deluxe format. Absolute Sandman Vol. 3 presents several key SANDMAN tales in a slipcased hardcover edition, including ”Brief Lives,” in which the Sandman's sister Delirium prevails upon her older brother to help her find their missing sibling, Destruction. But their journey through the Waking World has dramatic repercussions for their family and also for the relationship between the Sandman and his wayward son, Orpheus. Also included is the spectacular short story ”Ramadan,” a tale of a young king of ancient Baghdad and the deal he strikes with The Sandman to grant his city immortality, with spectacular illustrations by P. Craig Russell (Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde, The Jungle Book).

Never-before-collected bonus features include pin-up pages from galleries in The Sandman #50 and Sandman Special #1, the Desire story from Vertigo: Winter's Edge #3, The Endless Gallery #1, script and thumbnails from The Sandman #50, and a section on the Endless retail products (poster, statues, t-shirts, Little Endless and more)! Plus, an introduction by artist Jill Thompson.

Category: Fantasy Comics

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Release date June 2008
Details updated August 24, 2022

The Sandman :: Series

Series contains 10 primary works and has 16 total works.

The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes (The Sandman #1) 8.06   58
The Sandman: The Doll's House (The Sandman #2) 8.44   74
The Sandman: Dream Country (The Sandman #3) 8.34   72
The Sandman: Season of Mists (The Sandman #4) 8.60   76
The Sandman: A Game of You (The Sandman #5) 8.48   31
The Sandman: Fables & Reflections (The Sandman #6) 8.32   22
The Sandman: Brief Lives (The Sandman #7) 7.96   24
The Sandman: Worlds' End (The Sandman #8) 7.74   19
The Sandman: The Kindly Ones (The Sandman #9) 8.48   17
The Sandman: The Wake (The Sandman #10) 8.80   10
The Sandman: Endless Nights 7.72   59
The Absolute Sandman: Volume 1 8.42   12
The Absolute Sandman: Volume 2 9.34   6
The Absolute Sandman: Volume 3 9.00   4
The Absolute Sandman: Volume 4 9.00   4
The Sandman: Overture 7.00   1

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