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The Sandman: The Dream Hunters
By Neil Gaiman (writer) and Yoshitaka Amano (artist)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released November 1999
Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
Cover price: $29.99
Format: Hard cover, color, standard-size
Synopsis from publisher:
Featuring striking painted artwork, this love story, set in ancient Japan, tells the story of a humble young monk and a magical, shape-changing fox who find themselves romantically drawn together. As their love blooms, the fox learns of a devilish plot by a group of demons to steal the monk’s life. With the aid of Morpheus, the King of All Night’s Dreamings, the fox must use all of her cunning and creative thinking to foil this evil scheme and save the man that she loves. This book also boasts an eight page section highlighting Yoshitaka Amano’s amazing painted art.
This publication is an original graphic novel, the eleventh in a series of publications of The Sandman. In actuality, this is more an illustrated novel than a graphic novel, consisting of about 60 pages of prose by Neil Gaiman accompanied by 60 pages of illustrations by Yoshitaka Amano.