Author Archives: Dale Dresden

Come Sweet Death

Now that the Sandman’s power has been fully restored after somewhere around eight decades, he decides to spend his freedom…feeding pigeons. A group of three men play soccer behind him as a pale-skinned, black-haired woman walks over to him (her … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home

To begin, panic. Sheer, bloody panic. As John Dee abuses the power of the Sandman’s dreamstone in Sound and Fury, the result causes many people across the globe to have bad dreams, which then results in chaotic murder and destruction. … Continue reading

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24 Hours in 24 Pages

The sixth installment of Preludes & Nocturnes, 24 Hours, was the comic that scared many people away from The Sandman. It makes sense, considering it features a small group of people in a diner being tortured to death over a … Continue reading

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No Direction Home

All Arkham Asylum security guards must be horrible at their jobs. If any of them were in the least bit competent, they’d have noticed the inmate, John Dee, escaping from his cell. Instead of watching the security cameras, they’re busy … Continue reading

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Old Wounds and Older Games

Dream’s next stop is to Hell, searching for his helm. As Dream uses the sand of dreams to open a portal to the Underworld, he remembers “another” who fell, “his eyes still proud.” It is obvious that he speaks of … Continue reading

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Bring Me a Dream

Dream a Little Dream of Me introduces the next Vertigo Comics character, John Constantine (the Hellblazer comics are written by Jamie Delano). Constantine is an English wizard who—most of the time—is found fighting demons. He’s had plenty of friends fall … Continue reading

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Murderers and Librarians, Gargoyles and Witches

Meet Cain and Abel. They’re brothers. You might remember them from such classic stories as the Bible. However, what you may not know is that Cain and Abel both starred in their own DC comics series, The House of Mystery … Continue reading

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