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A hilarious rhyming read-aloud tale of pirate babysitters and the mayhem they bring, with a deliciously rhyming text from master storyteller Neil Gaiman, and spellbinding illustrations by the supremely talented Chris Riddell. Meet Long John McRon, Ship's Cook - and the most unusual babysitter you've ever seen. Long John has a whole crew of wild pirates in tow, and - for one boy and his sister - he's about to transform a perfectly ordinary evening into a riotous adventure beneath a pirate moon. It's time to make some Pirate Stew. Marvelously silly and gloriously entertaining, this tale of pirates, flying ships, doughnut feasts and some rather magical stew is perfect for all pirates, both young and old.
THE SANDMAN celebrates its 30th anniversary with an all-new edition of the classic that started it all! This 30th anniversary edition of THE SANDMAN VOL. 1: PRELUDES AND NOCTURNES features new cover art by Dave McKean, plus new introductions by Paul Dini, Patton Oswalt, Kelly Sue DeConnick and more! As the story begins, an occultist attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead. After his 70-year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus, goes on a quest for his lost objects of power. On his arduous journey, Morpheus encounters Lucifer, John Constantine and an all-powerful madman. Collects THE SANDMAN #1-8, with a new introduction by New York Times bestselling author Patrick Rothfuss.
During Morpheus' incarceration, three dreams escaped the Dreaming and are now loose in the waking world. At the same time, a young woman named Rose Walker is searching for her little brother. As their stories converge, a vortex is discovered that could destroy all dreamers, and the world itself. Collects THE SANDMAN #9-16. This volume features a new introduction by Kelly Sue DeConnick.
In each of these four unrelated stories, meet the mother of Morpheus' son, learn what cats dream about, and discover the true origin behind Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in a story that won a World Fantasy Award for best short story. Collects THE SANDMAN #17-20 with a new cover by Dave McKean and a new introduction by Paul Dini.
The 30th anniversary of Neil Gaiman's incomparable series THE SANDMAN continues with this new edition of SEASON OF MISTS, featuring a new cover by Dave McKean and a new introduction by comedian and actor Patton Oswalt! Ten thousand years ago Morpheus condemned a woman who loved him to Hell. Now the other members of his immortal family, the Endless, have convinced the Dream King that this was an injustice. To make it right, Morpheus must return to Hell to rescue his banished love-and Hell's ruler, the fallen angel Lucifer, has already sworn to destroy him. Collects issues #21-28.
Take an apartment house, add in a drag queen, a lesbian couple, some talking animals, a talking severed head, a confused heroine and the deadly Cuckoo. Stir vigorously with a hurricane and Morpheus himself and you get this fifth installment of The Sandman series. This story stars Barbie, who first makes an appearance in The Doll's House and now finds herself a princess in a vivid dreamworld. Collects The Sandman #32-37.
Older and more powerful than the gods themselves, the Endless are a dysfunctional family of cosmic beings who have ruled over the realms of dream, desire, despair, destiny, destruction, death and delirium since the beginning of time. But 300 years ago, one of the mythical beings gave up his duties and left his realm, never to be seen again. Now on a mission to find their missing sibling, Delirium and older brother Dream encounter immortal humans and various deities as they try to locate the prodigal Destruction. But as their adventure draws Dream into a final, tragic confrontation with his son Orpheus, the eternal being learns the true meaning of fate and consequences. Collects The Sandman #41-49.
In the final SANDMAN tales from issues #70-75 of the acclaimed series, Morpheus makes the ultimate decision between change and death. As one journey for the Endless ends, another begins for the Lord of Dreams and his family. It's a wake in which friends and loved ones, relatives and rivals, fleeting lovers and immortal enemies gather to pay their respects and to mourn their loss. MATURE READERS
The classic short story collection by Neil Gaiman and a host of renowned artists is back! Alternately haunting, bittersweet, erotic and nightmarish, the seven stories in this book-one for each of the Endless siblings, each illustrated by a different artist-reveal strange secrets and surprising truths about the Endless.
A film director is dying of cancer. His greatest film would have told the story of a European village as the last hour of 999 AD approached-bringing Armageddon. Now that story will never be told. But he's still working it out in his head, making a film that no one will ever see.