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The Sandman, Volume 8: World's End

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Worlds' End is the eighth volume in the story of The Sandman.
Caught in the vortex of a reality storm, wayfarers from throughout time, myth, and the imagination converge on a mysterious inn. In the tradition of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, as the travellers all wait out the tempest that rages around them, they share stories of the places they've been, the things they've seen...and those that they've dreamed.

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"Worlds' End demonstrates that there is much more to the modern comic than costumed superheroes. In these pages you will find real emotion, stunning artwork...and, most important of all, spellbinding stories....It's one of the most richly rewarding experiences the graphic novel has to offer." UK Online

Synopsis:

Stephen King's introduction sets the stage for a series of tales with a haunting geometry — some angular, some parallel, some concentric. An eerie mirror of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, this collection tells of a group of travelers from throughout time, myth and dream, who converge at a mysterious inn to seek refuge from a "reality storm."

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Written by Neil Gaiman.
Illustrated by Michael Allred, Gary Amaro, Mark Buckingham, Dick Giordano, Tony Harris, Steve Leialoha, Vince Locke, Shea Anton Pensa, Alec Stevens, Bryan Talbot, John Watkiss, and Michael Zulli.
Introduction by Stephen King.

Table of Contents

  1. Worlds' end, sequences at the inn
  2. A tale of two cities
  3. Curacan's tale — Hob's Leviathan
  4. The golden boy
  5. Cerements — World's end.

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crowyhead, August 18, 2006 (view all comments by crowyhead)
A group of travelers are brought to the Inn of World's End due to circumstances they don't understand. A terrible storm prevents them from leaving, so they pass the time telling stories. There's some memorable tales here, my favorite being the story of a city's dream and what may happen when it awakes.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781563891717
Author:
Gaiman, Neil
Publisher:
Vertigo
Illustrator:
Vince Locke
Illustrator:
McKean, Dave
Editor:
Kahan, Bob
Cover art by:
McKean, Dave
Author:
Allred, Mike
Author:
Amaro, Gary
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
Dreams
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Horror comic books, strips, etc
Subject:
Horror comic books, strips, etc. -- Great Britain.
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Fantasy
Subject:
Graphic Novels - General
Subject:
Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2nd
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Sandman Collected Library
Series Volume:
08
Publication Date:
July 1995
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
10.18x6.68x.31 in. .61 lbs.

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Product details 168 pages DC Comics - English 9781563891717 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Worlds' End demonstrates that there is much more to the modern comic than costumed superheroes. In these pages you will find real emotion, stunning artwork...and, most important of all, spellbinding stories....It's one of the most richly rewarding experiences the graphic novel has to offer."
"Synopsis" by , Stephen King's introduction sets the stage for a series of tales with a haunting geometry — some angular, some parallel, some concentric. An eerie mirror of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, this collection tells of a group of travelers from throughout time, myth and dream, who converge at a mysterious inn to seek refuge from a "reality storm."
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