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The Sandman Vol. 5: A Game of You 30th Anniversary Edition (Paperback)
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From #1 New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman!
In The Sandman Vol. 5: A Game of You 30th Anniversary Edition, the imagined landscapes of childhood are transformed into the battleground for a deadly contest of wills. As cracks appear in the wall that separates the waking world from the Dreaming, a group of young New Yorkers are drawn inexorably through the gaps into a long-forgotten corner of the Dream King's realm--a setting that is both eerily familiar and disturbingly malignant.
One of the most popular and critically acclaimed graphic novels of all time, Neil Gaiman's award-winning masterpiece The Sandman set the standard for mature, lyrical fantasy in the modern comics era. Illustrated by critically acclaimed artists, the series is a rich blend of modern and ancient mythology in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven. Collects The Sandman #32-37.
About the Author
Creator of The Sandman and one of comics' most accomplished writers, Neil Gaiman is also the New York Times best-selling author of the novels Anansi Boys, American Gods, Stardust and Coraline, as well as the short story collections M Is for Magic and Smoke and Mirrors and the multimedia creation Neverwhere. He also co-wrote the Jim Henson Productions film MirrorMask with longtime collaborator Dave McKean, illustrator of the Gaiman-written graphic novels Mr. Punch, Violent Cases and Black Orchid. Among his many awards are the Hugo, the Nebula, the Eisner, the Harvey, the Bram Stoker and the World Fantasy Award. Originally from England, Gaiman now lives in the United States.
“Neil Gaiman is, simply put, a treasure house of story, and we are lucky to have him in any medium.” —Stephen King
“Among the few comics writers that critics point to as having transcended the genre and created something new and vital.” —The San Francisco Examiner
“If The Sandman isn’t the greatest comic of the century, it is good enough to demand to be judged by those standards.” —The Independent