Sandman: The Dream Hunters #1

Sandman: The Dream Hunters #1

Writer: Neil Gaiman Artist: P. Craig Russell Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: November 5, 2008 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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  • 9.6
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Tony Rakittke Nov 9, 2008

    Whether you were a fan of The Sandman or just love a well-told story, I think this series will delight and impress you. P. Craig Russell reinterprets Gaiman's original story with a graceful style, and offers a lasting tribute to one of the best series in comics history. Not to be missed! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Nov 5, 2008

    In the afterword to this first issue of "Sandman: The Dream Hunters," Gaiman talks about the sequence of events that both created the original novella as well as this comic adaptation. At the end, he comments that it feels to him like he's getting to read a new "Sandman" comic for the first time. I completely understand; Russell's able to do just that with his adaptations, preserving the original feel while somehow making everything fresh and exciting. I, for one, can't wait for the next issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Nov 8, 2008

    At any rate, don't make the same mistake I did when the title first began. Pick up The Sandman: The Dream Hunters while you can. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Nov 5, 2008

    So if Russell's script holds up to the source material, the art falls a bit flat in comparison. I'm happy if this comic influences readers to experience this relatively lesser-known area of the Sandman mythos. In my opinion, however, this isn't the best way to experience it. Read Full Review

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