The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes (New Edition) (Pape... Cover Art

The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes (New Edition) (Paperback)

By: Neil Gaiman

List Price: $19.99
Current Price: $11.29
You Save: $8.70 (44%)

Also available from:

Provider Name Price From Rent
1   ECampus $7.00 Rent
2   Bigger Books $7.21 Rent

Provider Name Price From Condition Buy
1   Biblio $11.63 New Buy
2   Alibris $11.82 New Buy
3   Bigger Books $14.62 New Buy
4   ECampus $14.92 New Buy
5   Skyo $24.49 New Buy
6   Textbooks $7.80 Used Buy
7   Biblio $11.64 Used Buy
8   Bigger Books $12.73 Used Buy
9   ECampus $12.99 Used Buy
10   Skyo $19.49 Used Buy

Product Description

Run a Quick Search on "The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes" by Neil Gaiman to Browse Related Products:

Browse more products related to "The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes"

Browse more products related to "Neil Gaiman"


"Wake up, sir. We''re here." It''s a simple enough opening line--although not many would have guessed back in 1991 that this would lead to one of the most popular and critically acclaimed comics of the second half of the century.

In Preludes and Nocturnes, Neil Gaiman weaves the story of a man interested in capturing the physical manifestation of Death but who instead captures the King of Dreams. By Gaiman''s own admission there''s a lot in this first collection that is awkward and ungainly--which is not to say there are not frequent moments of greatness here. The chapter "24 Hours" is worth the price of the book alone; it stands as one of the most chilling examples of horror in comics. And let''s not underestimate Gaiman''s achievement of personifying Death as a perky, overly cheery, cute goth girl! All in all, I greatly prefer the roguish breaking of new ground in this book to the often dull precision of the concluding volumes of the Sandman series. --Jim Pascoe

Short Desription

New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman''s transcendent series SANDMAN is often hailed as the definitive Vertigo title and one of the finest achievements in graphic storytelling. Gaiman created an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision.

In PRELUDES & NOCTURNES, an occultist attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead. After his 70 year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus, goes on a quest for his lost objects of power. On his arduous journey Morpheus encounters Lucifer, John Constantine, and an all-powerful madman.

This book also includes the story "The Sound of Her Wings," which introduces us to the pragmatic and perky goth girl Death.

Customer Reviews for "The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes (New Edition) (Paperback)" by Neil Gaiman

There are no customer reviews yet. Be the first to write a review!

Submit your Review

Explore More Great Tower Sales & Specials Sales, Promotions & Special Features Sales & Boutiques

  • Tower Essentials Sale
    Visit the Essentials Sale for a wide selection and huge savings on your favorite music, DVD, Blu-ray and Books.
  • Great Gift Ideas
    Tower has Great Gift Ideas and Huge Savings on Your Favorite Music, CDs, DVDs, Books and More at Prices that Make Giving A Breeze!

Interact with