Sandman #1
(January 1989)

DC, 1989 Series
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Price
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD; 1.20 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthy
On-sale Date
1988-11-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Karen Berger (credited) (editor); Art Young (credited) (assistant editor); Dick Giordano (credited) (executive editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from Library of Congress, Copyright Office (by Mike's Amazing World).
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dave McKean (signed) (painting)
Inks
Dave McKean (signed) (painting)
Colors
Dave McKean (signed) (painting)
Letters
Dave McKean (logo design)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dream [Morpheus]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein via his Facebook page, used with permission.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

With Johnny DC / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Sleep of the Just [Master of Dreams Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Sandman [DC, mythical epic] / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Neil Gaiman (credited)
Pencils
Sam Kieth (credited)
Inks
Mike Dringenberg (credited)
Colors
Robbie Busch (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Job Number
G-4052
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wake up, sir. We're here.
Feature Logo
The Sandman [above the]
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
John Hathaway (introduction); Order of Ancient Mysteries [Roderick Burgess [Lord Magus; Daemon King] (introduction); Alex Burgess (introduction); Ethel Cripps (introduction); Ruthven Sykes [Ararita]; Paul McGuire; unnamed members]; Compton (introduction); Ellie Marsten; Mr. Marsten (Ellie's father); Mrs. Marsten (Ellie's mother); Daniel Bustamonte; Stefan Wasserman; Unity Kinkaid (introduction); Dream [Morpheus] (introduction); Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (cameo); Nurse Edmunds; Choronzon (in the shadows); Mort Notkin; Ernie; Frederick
Synopsis
Roderick Burgess, seeking to trap Death, snares her brother Dream instead. After many years of captivity, Morpheus is released and takes his revenge.
Reprints
Keywords
Canada; Dream's Helm; Dream's Sand Pouch; Dreamstone; Edinburgh; Fawney Rig; France; Jamaica; Kingston; Liber Fulvarum Paginarum; London; Magdalene Grimoire; Royal Museum; San Francisco; Scotland; Sleepy Sickness; Toronto; Verdun; Wych Cross

Indexer Notes

First Neil Gaiman Sandman story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Catwoman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Legion '89 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Invasion- Aftermath! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Mister Miracle / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

New Gods / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Gammarauders / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Ho! Ho! Ho! Ho- No! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman [DC, mythical epic]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    With Johnny DC
  3. 2. Sleep of the Just [Master of Dreams Part 1]
    The Sandman [DC, mythical epic]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Catwoman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Legion '89
  6. 5. Invasion- Aftermath!
    Daily Planet
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Mister Miracle
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    New Gods
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Gammarauders
  10. 9. Ho! Ho! Ho! Ho- No!
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