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.

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.

THE SANDMAN Primer

There are 75 issues collected in ten volumes of THE SANDMAN to read before the launch of Neil Gaiman’s new bimonthly miniseries THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE arriving on October 30th. Are you overwhelmed by the thought? Don’t worry! This single installment of our 25 Days of Sandman will serve as a walk down memory lane or as a primer for those unfamiliar with the series.

Meet the Endless

We’re kicking off our 25 Days of Sandman with The Endless.

They’ll be appearing in Neil Gaiman’s highly anticipated new bi-monthly series THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE, so let’s get to know them!

The Endless are immortal depictions of seven abstract emotions and ideas, each has his/her own realm and responsibilities. They behave as siblings and wear a variety of appearances within the pages of THE SANDMAN.

New art revealed from THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE as Vertigo Celebrates the 25th Anniversary and Beyond

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Earlier this week, Entertainment Weely revealed the first page of interior art from Neil Gaiman's THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE.

Today, at the celabratory Sandman 25th Anniversary and Beyond panel with special guests Neil Gaiman, JH Williams, III, Dave McKean (who's cover to THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1 was also revealed at EW) and more, gathered to discuss the groundbreaking series and what's in store for this Fall's new miniseries featuring Morpheus, the King of Dreams.

SDCC 2013: Neil Gaiman on Sandman: Overture

In this exclusive Con Away From Con video recorded at San Diego Comic-Con 2013, internationally acclaimed author Neil Gaiman and artist J.H. Williams III discuss The Sandman: Overture, the eagerly awaited new miniseries that marks the author's return to the iconic fantasy series.

Vertigo Kicks off Comic-Con by reavealing art from THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE

Page one of Neil Gaiman's THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE drawn by the talented J.H. Williams, III has been revealed! The gorgeous interior is just a glimpse of what's in store for the highly anticipated new miniseries arriving this October. This first oversized issue will be wrapped in a cover by Williams, III and will also be available with a cover by, original series cover artist, Dave McKean.

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