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Stardust

Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess’ Stardust
By Neil Gaiman (writer) and Charles Vess (artist)
Published by DC Comics/Vertigo
Originally released July 1999; hardcover released June 2007

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $19.99
Format: Soft cover, color, standard-size
ISBN 156389470X

Availability: Amazon.com
Cover price: $39.99
Format: Hard cover, color, oversized
ISBN 1401211909

Synopsis for the soft-cover edition:

In a Victorian-era tale of magic and romance, young Tristran Thorn falls in love with the town beauty and must go on an incredible coming-of-age journey in order to capture her heart. Living in the small countryside town of Wall, one night Tristran vows to his beloved to retrieve a fallen star that they witnessed crashing down from the heavens. Now to gain his love’s hand, he must leave behind his home and embark on a journey that will define the meaning of true love. Told through breathtaking painted illustrations, this fairytale for adults is a true masterpiece in storytelling.

Synopsis for the hard-cover edition:

Don’t miss an amazing new oversized hardcover edition of the classic tale written by New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman (THE SANDMAN) and illustrated by Charles Vess, soon to be a major motion picture!

In a Victorian-era tale of magic and romance, young Tristran Thorn falls in love with the town beauty and must go on an incredible coming-of-age journey in order to capture her heart. Living in the small countryside town of Wall, one night Tristran vows to his beloved to retrieve a fallen star that they witnessed crashing down from the heavens. Now to gain his love’s hand, he must leave behind his home and embark on a journey that will define the meaning of true love. Told through breathtaking painted illustrations, this fairytale for adults is a true masterpiece in storytelling.

Notes:

This publication reprints the entire comic book mini-series Stardust. All material in this publication was written by Neil Gaiman and painted by Charles Vess.

Reprints:

  1. Stardust #1 (1997)
  2. Stardust #2 (1998)
  3. Stardust #3 (1998)
  4. Stardust #4 (1998)