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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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Hellblazer 12-13: The Devil You Know



In Hellblazer #12-13, Constantine’s got a fever – and the only cure is revenge! Plus, we learn about the proper facing of a pentagram, the cost of procrastination, and how to get your demon license.

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Sandman #14-16: Collectors



The Doll’s House wraps up in Sandman #14-16, in which Rose Walker attends a creepy convention, the Corinthian picks a fight, and Morpheus serves up some justice.

No new Vertiguys next week, but we’ll be back September 6 with the next installment of Hellblazer.

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Sandman #13: Men of Good Fortune



This week, Morpheus takes a break from the doom and gloom of The Doll’s House, and so do we with the delightful Sandman #13. Our hero makes a bet with Death, and Hob Gadling has a lunch date with destiny. (Or is it his brother?)

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Hellblazer #10 & Swamp Thing #76-77: L’Adoration de la Terre



Swamp Thing hijacks our plot and our protagonist in Hellblazer #10, dragging him unwilling to Swamp Thing #76 and 77. It’s sophisticated suspense as Constantine earns frequent flyer miles, Swamp Thing takes up smoking, and the Phantom Stranger watches you have sex.

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