The dreaming. Vol. 1, Pathways and emanations
(Graphic Novel)

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Burbank, CA : DC Vertigo, DC Comics, [2019].
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Burbank, CA : DC Vertigo, DC Comics, [2019].
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199 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm


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"From the mind of Neil Gaiman"-- cover.
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"Originally published in single magazine form as The Sandman Universe 1 and The Dreaming 1-6"--Title page verso.
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"The Dreaming crated by Neil Gaiman ; The Sandman created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg ; The Sandman Universe curated by Neil Gaiman"-- title page.
"Daniel, the Lord of Dreams, has abandoned his kingdom, leaving its borders broken and bloody. Lucien, his faithful warden, can feel his own mind slipping away as the Dream King's realm decays around him. And the other residents of the Dreaming, from the monstrous and mercenary Dora to the gruff, unflappable Merv Pumpkinhead, are fighting among themselves to preserve what they can. But the true nightmare is yet to come. From out of the black chest of retired nightmares emerges a forgotten menace--an evil that has festered in solitary confinement for more than a century. With a hempen noose and an iron fist, Judge Gallows will bring his own brand of order to the Dreaming, remaking it in his own grim and gory image. And all the while something new - something impossibly powerful - slouches toward the Dreaming to be born..."-- cover page 4.
"One of four books expanding Neil Gaiman's acclaimed Sandman Universe. There is a place where gods are born and stories are spun. Today its walls lie slashed and bleeding. Twenty-three years after he was anointed as its master, the lord of dreams has inexplicably abandoned his domain. Lord Daniel's absence triggers a series of crimes and calamities that consume the lives of those already tangled in his fate. Until he is found, his realm's residents must protect its broken borders alone. But the most senior storytellers are tormented by invasive secrets, the warden Lucien is doubting his own mind, and beyond the gates, something horrific awaits with tooth and talon. Only Dora, the monstrous, finds opportunity in madness, stealing dreams for the highest bidder. But she has no idea how deep the danger lies. Meanwhile, in Daniel's gallery, something new is growing..."
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Suggested for mature readers.



APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bowland, S., Evely, B., Fiumara, M., Fiumara, S., Fowler, T., Gaiman, N., Hopkinson, N., Howard, K., Larson, A. (., Lopes, M., Spurrier, S., Stanton, D., Watters, D., & Winter, Q. (2019). The dreaming . DC Vertigo, DC Comics.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Simon, Bowland et al.. 2019. The Dreaming. DC Vertigo, DC Comics.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Simon, Bowland et al.. The Dreaming DC Vertigo, DC Comics, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bowland, Simon,, et al. The Dreaming DC Vertigo, DC Comics, 2019.

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