Sandman: Season of Mists, The

Neil Gaiman, Kelley Jones, Mike Dringenberg, Malcolm Jones III, Matt Wagner, Dick Giordano, George Pratt, P. Craig Russell, Todd Klein, Dave McKean, Harlan Ellison (Introduction)
/Kelley Jones, Mike Dringenberg, Matt Wagner et al Acclaimed writer Neil Gaiman sends The Sandman on a journey into Hell in the hope of redeeming the soul of his old love. Instead of releasing the damned soul, though, Lucifer turns over all of Hell to the Lord of Dreams. Beginning with a prologue that introduces the Sandman's entire family, known as the Endless, this volume provides an excellent opportunity for new readers to enter the realm of the D


Reviewed: 2019-01-12
Reviewed: 2018-12-27

That went fast. Herein, Morpheus has something that literally all of the other kids want. He, of course, does not want it. He does, however, want to dispense of it in the most proper way. The proper way appears, he takes it. Story over. 

This felt like it could have been handled in a single comic of 34 pages instead of taking up the entire graphic novel, to be totally honest. It was filled with characters and introductions that would be more interesting if I had any expectation of them showing up again in a meaningful way.

Something definitely happened, though, and nothing can ever be the same. For that reason alone, it's worth reading this but I don't know if I'd be thrilled, had I payed full price for the book.

I'm looking forward to the 5th collection being a little more on track.

Reviewed: 2018-10-06
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