The Sandman Vol. 7: Brief Lives 30th Anniversary Edition

The Sandman Vol. 7: Brief Lives 30th Anniversary Edition

by NeilGaiman (Author)

Synopsis

Older and more powerful than the gods themselves, the Endless are a dysfunctional family of cosmic beings that have ruled over the realms of dream, desire, despair, destiny, destruction, death, and delirium since the beginning of time. But three hundred years ago, one of the mythical beings gave up his duties and left his realm, never to be seen again. Now on a mission to find their missing sibling, Delirium and older brother Dream encounter immortal humans and various deities as they try to locate the prodigal Destruction. But as their adventure draws Dream into a final, tragic confrontation with his son Orpheus, the eternal being learns the true meaning of fate and consequences. Collects The Sandman #41-49.

$14.45

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7 in stock

More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Edition: Anniversary
Publisher: DC Comics
Published: 23 Apr 2019

ISBN 10: 1401289088
ISBN 13: 9781401289089
Book Overview: The seventh installment of Neil Gaiman's seminal, New York Times best-selling series, The Sandman Vol. 7- Brief Lives, celebrates its 30th anniversary with an all-new edition, featuring a new cover from artist Dave McKean!

Media Reviews
The greatest epic in the history of comic books. --The Los Angeles Times Magazine

One of the few comics that segued from the comics crowd, entering the intellectual and art worlds, winning over a large non-comics-reading audience... --The Hollywood Reporter

The Sandman is a modern myth, as well as a precis on why the stories we tell matter so much. --Playboy

The landmark comic-book series that actually made Death seem ... cool. --Entertainment Weekly

Author Bio
Creator of The Sandman and one of comics' most accomplished writers, Neil Gaiman is also the New York Times best-selling author of the novels Anansi Boys, American Gods, Stardust and Coraline, as well as the short story collections M Is for Magic and Smoke and Mirrors and the multimedia creation Neverwhere. He also co-wrote the Jim Henson Productions film MirrorMask with longtime collaborator Dave McKean, illustrator of the Gaiman-written graphic novels Mr. Punch, Violent Cases and Black Orchid. Among his many awards are the Hugo, the Nebula, the Eisner, the Harvey, the Bram Stoker and the World Fantasy Award. Originally from England, Gaiman now lives in the United States.