(January 1997)

DC, 1996 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Vertigo; DC
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Karen Berger
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This comic has a second "cover" (a glossy Dave McKean art page) set inside where the first interior story page would normally be. So it's cover, ad, "cover", story. Cover date is incorrectly listed as November 1996.


His Brother's Keeper (Table of Contents)

The Dreaming / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave McKean (painter & photographer)
Inks:
Dave McKean (painter & photographer)
Colors:
Dave McKean (painter & photographer)
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Seth (?)

[Interior cover] (Table of Contents)

The Dreaming / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave McKean (painter & photographer)
Inks:
Dave McKean (painter & photographer)
Colors:
Dave McKean (painter & photographer)

Genre:
Fantasy
Characters:
Seth

Indexer Notes

See notes on cover sequence for more information on this sequence.

His Brother's Keeper (Table of Contents)

The Dreaming / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Alisa Kwitney
Pencils:
Michael Zulli
Inks:
Michael Zulli
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Seth (Cain & Abel's younger brother); Cain; Abel; Lucien; Eve; Matthew the raven; Jumella (Cain's wife); Gregory; Zoe Levine; Dana Cleveland; Byron Manning
Synopsis:
Seth returns and lets Cain's mad wife Jumella out of the attic where Cain had kept her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

True origin of Cain who originally killed Abel for Abel's wife, Aclima.

[Three "lost pages" from The Wake] (Table of Contents)

Sandman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Neil Gaiman
Pencils:
Michael Zulli
Inks:
Michael Zulli
Colors:
Daniel Vozzo? (uncredited but did The Wake's coloring)
Letters:
Todd Klein? (uncredited but did The Wake's lettering)

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Sandman (Dream); Orpheus
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Follows p. 16 in Sandman, The #72 (DC, 1989 series). The script wasn't done in time for inclusion in the original comic, so the pencils weren't drawn until the hardcover reprint was prepared.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. His Brother's Keeper
    The Dreaming
  2. 1. [Interior cover]
    The Dreaming
  3. 2. His Brother's Keeper
    The Dreaming
  4. 3. [Three "lost pages" from The Wake]
    Sandman
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