The Dreaming #1 - Pathways and Emanations
([August] 2019)

DC, 2019 Series
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Volume
1
Price
16.99 USD; 22.99 CAD
Pages
204
On-sale Date
2019-06-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]; Vertigo
ISBN
1-4012-9117-1; 978-1-4012-9117-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401291174 51699
Editing
Molly Mahan (editor - original series); Amedeo Turturro (associate editor - original series); Maggie Howell (assistant editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (group editor - collected editions); Scott Nybakken (editor - collected edition); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief); Mark Doyle (executive editor - Vertigo & Black Label); Bobbie Chase (executive editor - Young Reader)

Issue Notes

Second printing available January 15, 2020 (per comiclist.com).
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Pathways and Emanations (Table of Contents)

The Sandman [DC, mythical epic] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jae Lee (credited, signed)
Inks
Jae Lee (credited, signed)
Colors
June Chung (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dream [Daniel Hall]; Lucien; Merv Pumpkinhead; Cain; Lucien; Abel; Dora; Timothy Hunter; Lucifer Morningstar; Matthew the Raven; Goldie (gargoyle); Nuala; The Corinthian; Dr. Rose
Reprints
Keywords
The Dreaming

The Kingdom (Table of Contents: 1)

The Dreaming / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Simon Spurrier
Pencils
Bilquis Evely
Inks
Bilquis Evely
Colors
Mat Lopes
Letters
Simon Bowland

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many a tale is born in loss.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Lucien; Dora; Matt the Raven; Mervin Pumpkinhead; Cain; Abel; Eve; Thyrus (Wyvern); Balam; Ziggy; Balam's Bear; Griffin; Hippogriff; Eve
Reprints
Keywords
Dream's Castle; Dream's Helm; The Dreaming

The Foundation (Table of Contents: 2)

The Dreaming / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Simon Spurrier
Pencils
Bilquis Evely
Inks
Bilquis Evely
Colors
Mat Lopes
Letters
Simon Bowland

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Basically? Somethin' stinks.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Lucien; Dora; Matt the Raven; Mervin Pumpkinhead; The Cuckoo; Eve; Cain; Abel; Thyrus (Wyvern); Dream [Morpheus] (flashback); Ziggy; Erzulie; Griffin; Hippogriff; Judge Gallows
Reprints
Keywords
Black Chest; House of Whispers; The Dreaming

The Glory (Table of Contents: 3)

The Dreaming / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Simon Spurrier
Pencils
Bilquis Evely
Inks
Bilquis Evely
Colors
Mat Lopes
Letters
Simon Bowland

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The circumstances by which Judge Ezekiel Gallows waxed and waned upon an untamed continent are known to but a few.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Lucien; Matt the Raven; Mervyn Pumpkinhead; Judge Gallows; Cain; Abel; The Corinthian; Eve; Dora; Brute; Glob; Dream [Morpheus] (flashback); Roy Bean; Isaac Parker; Thyrus (Wyvern); Griffin; Hippogriff; Erzulie; Ziggy; Fashion Thing
Reprints
Keywords
Black Chest; Dream's helm; House of Whispers

Eternity (Table of Contents: 4)

The Dreaming / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Simon Spurrier
Pencils
Bilquis Evely
Inks
Bilquis Evely
Colors
Mat Lopes
Letters
Simon Bowland

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good evening. My name is murder.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Lucien; Matthew the Raven; Dora; Cain; Abel; Judge Gallows; Mervyn Pumpkinhead; Brute; Glob; Balam; Clarity; Goldie; Eve; Ziggy (destruction); Anatole; Fashion Thing; Baku
Reprints
Keywords
Destruction's sword; Dream's helm; Fulcrum; The Dreaming; The In-Between

The Balance (Table of Contents: 5)

The Dreaming / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Simon Spurrier
Pencils
Bilquis Evely; Abigail Larson
Inks
Bilquis Evely; Abigail Larson
Colors
Mat Lopes; Quinton Winter
Letters
Simon Bowland

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was to the scholars of the Ashikaga shogunate that he first whispered of the Baku.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dream [Morpheus]; Dream [Daniel]; Lucien; Dora; Judge Gallows; Eve; Matthew the Raven; Glob; Cain; Abel; Thyrus (Wyvern); Griffin; Hippogriff; Mervyn Pumpkinhead; Brute; Goldie; Anatole; Baku; Fashion Thing
Reprints
Keywords
Destruction's sword; Dream's helm; Fulcrum; Lucien's Library; The Dreaming; The In-Between

Judgment (Table of Contents: 6)

The Dreaming / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Simon Spurrier
Pencils
Bilquis Evely
Inks
Bilquis Evely
Colors
Mat Lopes
Letters
Simon Bowland

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't do fancy words.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dora; Mervyn Pumpkinhead; Cain; Abel; Judge Gallows; Glob; Brute; Eve; Matthew The Raven; Anatole; Fashion Thing; Thyrus (Wyvern); Griffin; Clarity; Hippogriff
Reprints
Keywords
Dream's helm; Fulcrum; The Dreaming; The In-Between

The Sandman Universe (Table of Contents: 7)

Books of Magic; The Dreaming; House of Whispers; Lucifer / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman (story); Simon Spurrier (pp. 1-13, 35-40); Kat Howard (pp. 14-20); Dan Watters (pp. 28-34); Nalo Hopkinson (pp. 21-27)
Pencils
Bilquis Evely (pp. 1-13, 35-40); Tom Fowler (pp. 14-20); Max Fiumara (pp. 28-34); Sebastián Fiumara (pp. 28-34); Dominike Stanton (pp. 21-27)
Inks
Bilquis Evely (pp. 1-13, 35-40); Tom Fowler (pp. 14-20); Max Fiumara (pp. 28-34); Sebastián Fiumara (pp. 28-34); Dominike Stanton (pp. 21-27)
Colors
Mat Lopes (credited)
Letters
Simon Bowland (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is a place where gods are born.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Matthew the Raven; Lucien; Merv Pumpkinhead; Cain; Abel; Dora; Dream [Mopheus] (flashback); Dream [Daniel Hall]; Eve; Fashion Thing; Tim Hunter; Bill Hunter; Mr. Bisby (death); Dr. Rose [Rose Psychic]; Tyler; Ellie; Erzulie; Latoya; Maggie; Lumi; Habibi; Uncle Monday; Lucifer Morningstar; Caliban
Reprints
Keywords
Dream Castle; London; Lucien's Library; New Orleans; The Dreaming
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Pathways and Emanations
    The Sandman [DC, mythical epic]
  2. 1. The Kingdom
    The Dreaming
  3. 2. The Foundation
    The Dreaming
  4. 3. The Glory
    The Dreaming
  5. 4. Eternity
    The Dreaming
  6. 5. The Balance
    The Dreaming
  7. 6. Judgment
    The Dreaming
  8. 7. The Sandman Universe
    Books of Magic; The Dreaming; House of Whispers; Lucifer
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