The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes (1989) – Comic Story Explained

Full Comic Story Review/Recap/Explanation for The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes. An occultist attempting to capture the physical embodiment of Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead. After his seventy-year imprisonment and eventual escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus, goes on a quest for his lost objects of power to reclaim his reign. From there, one of the greatest series in the history of the graphic novel genre begins…

Writer: Neil Gaiman
Artist: Sam Kieth, Mike Dringenberg, Malcolm Jones III
Colors: Daniel Vozzo
Letters: Todd Klein
Covers: Dave McKean
Publisher: Vertigo / DC Comics / DC Black Label

0:00 – Opening
2:05 – Intro to World Of Sandman
10:27 – Issue 1 – Sleep of the Just
26:44 – Issue 2 – Imperfect Hosts
37:58 – Issue 3 – Dream A Little Dream Of Me
44:57 – Issue 4 – A Hope In Hell
51:54 – Issue 5 – Passengers
58:50 – Issue 6 – 24 Hours
1:02:23 – Issue 7 – Sound and Fury
1:07:12 – Issue 8 – The Sound Of Her Wings
1:14:24 – Final Thoughts

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Intro & Outro Music by Illinois Brass Band “Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Background music from Epidemic Sound.
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