The Sandman Vol. 2: The Doll’s House

The Sandman Vol. 2: The Doll’s House
By Neil Gaiman (writer), Mike Dringenberg and Malcolm Jones III with Chris Bachalo, Michael Zulli, Steve Parkhouse and Dave McKean (artists)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released 1990, reissued September 1991

Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 0930289595

Cover price: $29.95
Format: Hard cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 1563892251

Synopsis from publisher for soft cover edition:
During Morpheus’s incarceration, three dreams escaped the Dreaming and are now loose in the waking world. At the same time, a young woman named Rose Walker is searching for her little brother. As their stories converge, a vortex is discovered that could destroy all dreamers, and the world itself. Features an introduction by Clive Barker.

Synopsis from publisher for hard cover edition:
A being that has existed since the beginning of the universe, Morpheus rules over the realm of dreams. But after a decades-long imprisonment, the Sandman has returned to find that a few dreams and nightmares have escaped to reality. Looking to recapture his lost possessions, Morpheus ventures to the human plane only to learn that a woman named Rose Walker has inadvertently become a dream vortex and threatens to rip apart his world. Now as Morpheus takes on the last escaped nightmare at a serial killers convention, the Lord of Dreams must mercilessly murder Rose or risk the destruction of his entire kingdom.

The second collection of the second Sandman comic book series. All material reprinted in this publication was written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Mike Dringenberg and Malcolm Jones III, except for issue #12 by Chris Bachalo and Jones, and issue #13 by Michael Zulli and Steve Parkhouse. The cover by Dave McKean is a modified version of the original cover to issue #11.

The first Sandman comic book series by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby (their final collaboration), which only lasted six issues from 1974 to 1976, has yet to be collected or reprinted.


  1. Sandman #9 (1989)
  2. Sandman #10 (1989)
  3. Sandman #11 (1989)
  4. Sandman #12 (1990)
  5. Sandman #13 (1990)
  6. Sandman #14 (1990)
  7. Sandman #15 (1990)
  8. Sandman #16 (1990)

Bonus material:

  1. Introduction by Clive Barker

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