Neil Gaiman's seminal series THE SANDMAN will be available in 3 new paperback volumes featuring the improved production values and coloring from the Absolute Editions with new cover art and trade dress. Just look at the difference! Before absnd_before After absnd_after Before absnd_before_pg14 After absnd_after_pg14 Before absnd_before_pg42 After absnd_after_pg42 Pick up each of the 3 volumes below on October 13, 2010! “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 “Over the course of 75 issues, master fantasist Neil Gaiman worked with a series of talented artists to invent a seductive universe… cosmically expansive and remarkably intimate.” —ENTERTAINMENT WEELY “One of the few mainstream publisher comics that transcended its medium’s typical audience…” — “A rotating cast of characters that are some of the most unique and memorable to grace any comics pages…There isn’t anything like Sandman in any medium.” —/FILM “Sandman is a pillar of Gaiman’s oeuvre and indeed, comics…” —COMICS BEAT “Neil Gaiman's Sandman is one of the most critically-acclaimed and fan-beloved comic books ever created. And understandably so -- for its richly-layered, suspenseful tales helped revamp mainstream comics, broadening the medium's appeal among adults as it laid the groundwork for much of the horror and dark fantasy titles that followed.” —FEARNET THE SANDMAN Vol. 1: PRELUDES and NOCTURNES written by Neil Gaiman with art by Sam Kieth, Mike Dringernberg and Malcolm Jones III, and a cover by Dave McKean collects issues #1-8. 14398_180x270 THE SANDMAN Vol. 2: The Doll’s House written by Neil Gaiman, with art by Sam Kieth, Mike Dringernberg, Malcolm Jones III, Chris Bachalo and others with a cover by Dave McKean collects issues #9-16. 15051_180x270 THE SANDMAN Vol 3: Dream Country written by Neil Gaiman with art by Kelley Jones, Malcolm Jones III, Colleen Doran, and Charles Vess with cover by Dave McKean collects issues #17-20 including "A Midsummer Night's Dream." 15631_180x270