The Sandman

The Sandman

[Volume Eight], World's End

Book - 1994
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"Older and more powerful than the gods themselves, the Endless are a dysfunctional family of cosmic beings that have ruled over the realms of dream, desire, despair, destiny, destruction, death, and delirium since the beginning of time. But three hundred years ago, one of the mythical beings gave up his duties and left his realm, never to be seen again. Now on a mission to find their missing sibling, Delirium and older brother Dream encounter immortal humans and various deities as they try to locate the prodigal Destruction. But as their adventure draws Dream into a final, tragic confrontation with his son Orpheus, the eternal being learns the true meaning of fate and consequences." --From the publisher.
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, c1994
ISBN: 1563891709
Characteristics: 1 v. (various pagings) : col. ill
Additional Contributors: Talbot, Bryan
Alternative Title: World's end


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Dec 29, 2017

Loved the wayfarers from throughout time, myth & imagination converge at mysterious inn during "reality storm".
Artists' style so varied from bubble gum, creepy to steampunk.
Ditto the ambitious ending, if PTSD protagonist really back in his own slightly modified universe or in a parallel universe with small changes.
Definitely not for kids with bigger ideas & concepts other than costumed superheroes that leaves the reader to think.
Highly recommended for adults.

Nov 23, 2017

Stories within stories within a story.

I was worried I wasn't going to enjoy it as much because I prefer an overall story arch instead of little compilations of stories, but these was actually pretty good.

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