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Sandman Special: The Song of Orpheus

We look back on a classic tale in Sandman Special #1. Neil Gaiman delivers on Greek mythology as Dream goes to a wedding and Orpheus goes to Hell. Plus, a quick glance at Vertigo Preview #1.

No new Vertiguys next week, but we’ll be back in two with Grant Morrison writing Hellblazer.

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Sandman #29-31: Distant Mirrors

A Constantine, a pair of fake beggars, and the Emperor of America number among the fascinating guest stars in Sandman #29-31, as we look into the dreams of kings through Distant Mirrors.

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Hellblazer #20-22: The God of All Gods

The Vertiguys are back with Hellblazer #20-22, the smashing conclusion of The Fear Machine! Join us as the GOAG is born, Zed turns the tables, and Constantine doesn’t save anybody.

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Sandman #26-28: Season of Mists

We bid farewell to 2017 and the Season of Mists with Sandman #26-28. Morpheus rights an old wrong, Nada speaks for herself, and the gods don’t have to go home, but they can’t stay here.

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Hellblazer #17-19: The Broken Man

Constantine gets a little closer to the mystery of The Fear Machine in Hellblazer #17-19. I won’t give too much away but: psychic assassins confirmed!

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Sandman #24-25: The Dead Return

Morpheus comes home disappointed in Sandman #25-26, but he won’t be the only one: all manner of gods and demons want words with the new Lord of Hell. Meanwhile, the dead walk the Earth and go back to school.

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Hellblazer #14-16: Rough Justice

Hellblazer turns hippie for a weird wilderness adventure in issues 14-16, featuring lazy cops, magic mushrooms, and a prophetic kid. We’re still waiting on the psychic assassins.

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Sandman #21-23: A Family Reunion

Sandman sets things right in issues #21-23. We’ve got six Endless with no waiting, plus epic confrontation, epic conversation, and epic procrastination!

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Sandman 17-18: A Dream of a Thousand Cats

Sandman ventures into Dream Country for a couple of standalone stories in issues 17 and 18. First the series takes a strong (if inconstant) stance on mistreatment of mythological women, then Kelley Jones draws a whole mess of cats.

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