Neil Gaiman | Critical Review by John Giuffo

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Critical Review by John Giuffo

SOURCE: Giuffo, John. “Re-Enter Sandman.Village Voice 48, no. 38 (17 September 2003): 48.

In the following review, Giuffo offers high praise for Gaiman's Sandman: Endless Nights.

Neil Gaiman's improbable recipe for delicious literary success: Take one young British journalist disillusioned with the comics he loved as a teen, introduce an issue of Alan Moore's early-'80s boundary-expanding Swamp Thing, stir in a formerly cornball but reclaimed Golden Age DC Comics character called Sandman, season liberally with history, myth, and biblical allegory, stir in generous helpings of word of mouth, and simmer for eight years. Let congeal, then cut into 11 volumes. When cool, add a healthy dollop of gripping fantastic prose, a dash of TV fame (preferably of the BBC miniseries variety), and swaddle in black. Garnish with more Sandman for texture, Serves millions.

One glance at the giddy crowd during...

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