The Sandman 8: World's End

The Sandman 8: World's End

by Michael Zulli (Illustrator), Bryan Talbot (Illustrator), Michael Zulli (Illustrator), Bryan Talbot (Illustrator), Stephen King (Introduction), Neil Gaiman (Author), Stephen King (Introduction), Alec Stevens (Illustrator)


Reminiscent of the legendary Canterbury Tales, The Sandman: World's End is a wonderful potpourri of engrossing tales and masterly storytelling. Improbably caught in a June blizzard, two wayward compatriots stumble upon a mysterious inn and learn that they are in the middle of a reality storm. Now surrounded by a menagerie of people and creatures from different times and realities, the two stranded travellers are entertained by mesmerizing myths of infamous sea creatures, dreaming cities, ancient kings, astonishing funeral rituals and moralistic hangmen. Collects The Sandman #51-56.


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Format: Illustrated
Pages: 168
Edition: Anniversary
Publisher: Vertigo
Published: 28 May 2019

ISBN 10: 1401289592
ISBN 13: 9781401289591

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 long-time 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.