The Sandman

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Name: The Sandman
Creator: Neil Gaiman (writer), various artists
Date(s): 1989-1996
Medium: comic books / graphic novels
Country of Origin: United States
External Links: The Sandman (Vertigo) at Wikipedia
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The Sandman is a series of graphic novels by Neil Gaiman, published by DC Comics's Vertigo imprint.

The series focuses Dream, the titular Sandman and one of the seven "Endless", a group of being which also includes Death, Destruction, Desire, Destiny, Despair, and Delirium/Delight.

The comic Lucifer is a spin-off from the Sandman universe which was also adapted in a TV show of the same name, although he appearance of most of the main characters were changed from the comic book.


Sandman fic is notable for a large number of crossovers. On AO3, of the 800+ works, 550+ are crossovers. Especially the characters Dream and his sisters Death and Delirium became fan faves and can are often subjects to cosplay.


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