In the longest Sandman story, Morpheus becomes the prey of the Furies--avenging spirits who torment those who spill family blood. A journey both begins and ends for the Lord of Dreams as threads and pieces building since the beginning of the series finally come together in a thrilling climax that forever changes the world of The Sandman.
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.
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 "The greatest epic in the history of comic books." --The
Los Angeles Times Magazine "A deftly realized classical tragedy,
full of epic struggles and tantalizing throwaway lines, it sets an
extremely high watermark for graphic storytelling." --The San
Francisco Examiner & Chronicle