The Annotated Sandman, Vol. 1 (Excerpt)


Take a peek at this excerpt from the forthcoming first volume in the Annotated Sandman series, out January 10 from Vertigo Comics. You can pre-order the volume here.

Edited by and with an introduction and notes by Leslie S. Klinger, the expert researcher and editor behind the Edgar®-winning New Annotated Sherlock Holmes and the critically acclaimed New Annotated Dracula, The Annotated Sandman is a panel-by-panel journey through every issue of The Sandman.

Beginning with issues #1-#20, this volume provides commentary, historical and contemporary references, hidden meanings and more, presented side-by-side with the series’ art and text. Using scripts and hours of conversation with Gaiman, Klinger reveals fascinating details of The Sandman’s hundreds of unforgettable characters and its place in literary history.

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