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The Sandman: Season of Mists by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman: Season of Mists

by Neil Gaiman, Mark Dringenberg (Illustrator), Kelley Jones (Illustrator), Matt Wagner (Illustrator)

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Poderia dizer que a pior parte é convocar um Thor de testosterona histriónica, mas como este rebenta com as fuças do Loki, tudo fica bem. (Pelo menos não mudou o sexo ao Deus-Trovão, para alcançar novas fatias de mercado)
Apreciei particularmente a issue do colégio, pela imprevisibilidade e pela revisitação que o imaginário Gaiman empresta a um género pelo qual nutro um soft spot: os boarding school books.


Por fim, ver o Lucifer de asas cortadas a apreciar o Pôr-do-Sol no hemisfério Sul recordou-me o Hermes, de tala na garra, convalescendo sobre a mesinha do café (cf. Wonder Woman do Azzarello). Um mimo promissor. ( )
  Ritinha_ | Aug 26, 2015 |
The series is really getting good now, my favorite book so far. Creative storylines, and I think the best artwork yet. ( )
  BooksForDinner | Aug 11, 2015 |
So far, this is my favorite volume. The story is fantastic in this one and the characters are varied and enjoyable. We learn more about Dream and how he has changed a well. ( )
  adam.d.woodard | Feb 23, 2015 |
Even The Lord of Dreams is not without fail. And so he has to admit, it has been a mistake to damn a young woman into hell, who rejected to stay with him to all eternity. So he sets of to hell to unchain and to release her, being prepared that it will be a quite difficult problem. And thus it happended, but entirely different than he has imagined...
Great, a 'Sandman-book' again with a continuous story, which also refers to former books. It's exciting and the chronicle stimulates thinking about the existence of hell: How would it be without hell? What would be about heaven? And what about all the unfortunate souls?
It's a fantastic story with a surprising twist, which in my opinion slides a little bit too much towards Happy-End. Someway I have imagined the solution will be more dramatic. But maybe this depends on the other books I've read in the weeks before. Too many bloodthirsty thrillers :-)
The drawings are - like always - exceptional good, so you really sink into the atmosphere of this book. Great stuff! ( )
  Xirxe | Dec 2, 2014 |
Most excellent! ( )
  capiam1234 | Sep 21, 2014 |
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Neil Gaimanprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dringenberg, MarkIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, KelleyIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Wagner, MattIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
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There is a dreadful Hell,
and everlasting pains;
there sinners must with devils dwell
in darkness, fire, and chains.

Isaac Watts (1674-1748) from Divine and Moral Songs for Children. 1720.
You don't have to stay anywhere forever.
Edwin Paine (1901-1914), in conversation, December 1990.
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Walk any path in Destiny's Garden, and you will be forced to choose, not once but many times.
To absent friends, lost loves, old gods, and the Season of Mists, and may each and every one of us always give the Devil his due.
You killed a number of people who by now would be long-since dead anyway. So what?
There must be a Hell. There must be a place for the demons; a place for the damned. Hell is Heaven's reflection. It is Heaven's shadow. They define each other. Reward and Punishment; hope and despair. There must be a Hell, for without Hell, Heaven has no meaning.
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Collects "Season of Mists" parts 1-8, originally published in The Sandman #21-28.

Ten thousand years after banishing to Hell a woman who scorned him, Morpheus, the King of Dreams, has decided to free his former lover. But when the Sandman arrives in the realm of eternal damnation, Lucifer, the first fallen angel, notifies him that he is closing down Hell and he wants Morpheus to have the keys. Now in charge of the gates of Hell, the King of Dreams is bombarded with requests for possession of the empty kingdom by Norse gods, homeless demons, Egyptian deities, Faerie ambassadors, the lords of Chaos and Order, and Japanese divinities. Realizing too late that Lucifer's gift was a veiled curse, Morpheus is forced to make a decision that will affect every plane of existence as well as the universal balance of power. -- from Vertigo (www.dccomics.com)
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Continues the story of the Dream King and his family--Desire, Despair, Destiny, Delirium, Death, and a missing sibling.

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