Sandman (1989) #50LTE. SIGNED Neil Gaiman – RAW CSS – Collection Copy


Series: 2nd 1989 | Published: June, 1993 | See Full Collection

Written by Neil Gaiman, with art by P. Craig Russell. Painted cover by Dave McKean. Pin-ups by Dave McKean, Todd McFarlane, and Michael Kaluta


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His name was Haroun Al Raschid, King of Kings, Prince of the Faithful, and he was the Caliph of Baghdad when it was the Jewel of Arabia. The ruler of a vast empire, he gathered around him the finest men, the loveliest women and the wiliest magicians in his domain. Haroun Al Raschid was a good ruler and wise, but he knew a great secret, one that left a black stain on his heart. There was one thing he desired that he could not possess – immortality, though not for himself – and there was only one who could grant it to him – the Lord of Dreams. In “Ramadan,” the 50th issue of THE SANDMAN, Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell collaborate to tell a fabulous tale straight out of the Arabian Nights, the story of a Palace of Wonders and one of the myriad ways that a dream can be born. Drawing on both centuries-old myths and yesterday’s news, Gaiman has composed a bitter-sweet fable about fables. Russell’s finely detailed renderings give life to Gaiman’s vision of a glorious, mythical past.

This 48-page celebration also features an exclusive gallery of interpretations of the Sandman by Todd McFarlane, Dave McKean, Scott McCloud, Michael Kaluta, John Totleben, Michael Zulli and Jill Karla Schwartz. The wraparound black cover with multiple metallic inks is by McKean. Suggested for Mature Readers. New Format. Cover price $2.95.

Signed and numbered 2,943 of 5,000 Signed by Neil Gaiman and limited to 5,000 copies. Comes with a limited print of Neil Gaiman drawn by P. Craig Russell and a certificate of authenticity from Limited Treasured Editions. Neil Gaiman script; 52-page giant; Craig Russell art; pin-ups by Dave McKean, Todd McFarlane, and Michael Kaluta; Black cover with Metallic ink Cover price $2.95.