Held Captive by The Sandman

It’s no secret that among many other things, “DC All Access” co-host Tiffany Smith is a really big fan of The Sandman. Knowing this, we thought it would be fun to invite Tiffany to contribute to 25 Days of Sandman. We gave her a blank slate, encouraging her to write about whatever part of The Sandman canon she would like.

COMIC BOOK RESOURCES Reveals Jim Lee’s Variant Cover for THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1

In less than two weeks, legendary writer Neil Gaiman returns to THE SANDMAN, the series that changed the landscape of modern comics twenty-five years ago.

THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1 is the first chapter of a 6-issue limited, bimonthly series that explores (amongst much more) just what happened to Morpheus before he was captured in THE SANDMAN #1. Illustrated by J.H. Williams III, this highly anticipated inaugural issue lands in stores on October 30.

My Favorite Remembrance of THE SANDMAN

Welcome back to the 25 Days of Sandman! Today many of the artists who worked on THE SANDMAN reflect on their favorite memory working on this literary masterpiece. From endless nights of work to the use of the low-tech communication available at the time, these stories show the humor, the joy they experienced, and the admiration they all have for each other.

We’ll see you back here tomorrow with more from your favorite SANDMAN artists!

My Favorite Panel of THE SANDMAN

Yesterday, some of the artists who worked on THE SANDMAN shared their first memory of THE SANDMAN. In today’s installment of the 25 Days of Sandman we asked the artists to share their favorite panel from this monumental series and to describe what it means to them. Some chose their own art while others spoke reverently of their peers.

Take a look at the gallery above and match the artwork with the description from the artist.

My First Memory of THE SANDMAN

Remember the first time you entered the world of The Endless?  Whether you were there from the beginning with THE SANDMAN #1 or you joined at some point in the last twenty-five years, every fan can recall their first memory of THE SANDMAN.

With this installment of the 25 Days of Sandman, we asked many of the artists that have helped bring Neil Gaiman’s THE SANDMAN to life to share their first memories on the job.

The Little Endless

Do you know a Little Delirium or a Little Destruction? If so, it’s time to break out THE LITTLE ENDLESS STORYBOOK and DELIRIUM’S PARTY: A Little Endless Storybook by Jill Thompson.

Multiple Eisner award-winning writer/artist Jill Thompson’s all ages storybooks feature the diminutive versions of The Endless, (siblings Delirium, Despair, Dream, Destruction, Desire, Destiny and Death) from Neil Gaiman’s THE SANDMAN mythos. Each is brought to life through her fanciful prose and vibrant watercolors.

5.2 Reasons We're Ready to Re-Enter the World of Sandman

Hello, DCComics.com and VertigoComics.com readers! Today’s edition of “5.2 Reasons” is so huge that we’re publishing it on both websites. Why? Well, in case you didn’t know, we’re currently in the midst of celebrating The Sandman on VertigoComics.com with a month-long promotion called “25 Days of Sandman,” and frankly, we wanted in on that bad boy.

Quoting THE SANDMAN

Each character in THE SANDMAN has his or her own unique voice, and over the course of the series they’ve said some profound things. In this installment of 25 Days of Sandman, we’re bringing you some memorable lines—some words of sage advice and some of insight—right from the lips of your favorite characters. Do you have favorite line from THE SANDMAN? Post it in the comments below with who said it!

Annotating Sandman

Need to know everything about THE SANDMAN? Well, with THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN you can. In this installment of the 25 Days of Sandman, we’re taking a look at THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN. These gorgeous volumes feature commentary, historical and contemporary references, hidden meanings and more about the series that has become a worldwide sensation and that helped launch Neil Gaiman’s career.

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