(January 1997)

DC, 1996 Series
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Volume
?
Price
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1996-11-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
DC; Vertigo
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-supernatural
Characters
Seth (?)

[Interior Cover] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Dreaming / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Seth

Indexer Notes

See issue notes for more information on this sequence.

His Brother's Keeper (Table of Contents: 2)

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-supernatural
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: 3)

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-supernatural
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.

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Series Information
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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