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It Was a Dark and Stormy Nightmare

Advantages: Good introduction as the series learns where it wants to go.
Disadvantages: Art goes through some problems, and style is derivative.

'Preludes & Nocturnes' is the name assigned to the first paperback graphic novel of DC Comics' popular series 'The Sandman,' collecting together the first eight issues of the comic originally released between 1988 and 89. Written by Neil Gaiman at the hei ...

Frankingsteins 10.03.2008 · Read full review
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Falling for the First Time

Advantages: The first in the series. It's Sandman
Disadvantages: Gaiman hasn't quite found his feet yet here

*** *Note: The following section is a precis and kinda review of the entire Sandman series, scroll down to the next stars to find the book-specific bit* *** Sandman. A name that most in the 'comics community' will have heard, as will a few people w ...

Dream_weaver 17.02.2002 · Read full review
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The begining of a journey

Advantages: The first one and it features Death!!!!
Disadvantages: Not the best work by a long way

...When I first started reading Sandman I didn't begin with this book and frankly I'm glad. Gaiman doesn't find his voice for the series until book two, A Dolls House and so Preludes is a strange mix of styles. It is overtly more gothic and dark than subse ...

Telute 10.11.2000 · Read full review
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What dreams are made of...

Advantages: glorious drawings, captivating story; mythical, fascinating, beautiful language
Disadvantages: dear

PRELUDE TO A REVIEW: What is a dream? First of all it is a selection: Of things we have seen, of images (of symbols even?), of things our subconscious makes up, of things we know for truth, or maybe have heard of, of things we are not so ...

knight_of_the_soundtable 26.07.2005 · Read full review
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The Beginning of One of the Best Stories Ever!

Advantages: Artwork, Story
Disadvantages: Not as good as later Sandman books.

This book represents the first of the Sandman books, later books have won awards and caused the rules of one award to be changed (so it couldn't be won by a comic book again!) It this book were are intorduced the Morpheus, the Lord of Dreams and also to ...

StevenSmith 13.07.2000 · Read full review
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