Collects Sandman (Vol 2) #40-56, Sandman Special #1 and "Fear of Falling" from Vertigo Preview #1. Two artist galleries, a feature on the Little Endless and the script for Sandman (Vol 2) #50 are also included. (Introduction by Jill Thompson and Afterwords by Neil Gaiman.)
*One of the most popular and critically acclaimed comic book titles of all time, New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman's masterpiece The Sandman set new standards for mature, lyrical fantasy and graphic narrative. Now, Vertigo and DC Comics are proud to present the third of four definitive Absolute Editions collecting this groundbreaking series in its entirety.
The Absolute Sandman Volume Three reprints issues 40-56 of The Sandman and The Sandman Special #1 and features remastered coloring prepared especially for this edition on issues 40-49 and the Special. This volume also includes an introduction by Jill Thompson (artist for the "Brief Lives" story arc), a never-before-reprinted story by Gaiman and artist Michael Zulli, a complete reproduction of the one-shot The Endless Gallery as well as two additional 8-page galleries, and the original script and thumbnail pencils by Gaiman and artist P. Craig Russell for the acclaimed story "Ramadan" from The Sandman #50. *Source: Paper insert