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Neil Gaiman’s ‘Sandman,’ The Old And The ‘Overture’

Our Nov. 25 hour with author Neil Gaiman hit on a lot of topics, but we gave plenty of love to his new “Sandman: Overture” series. The new graphic novels, which examine the origins of Gaiman’s classic “Sandman” series, look a lot like the originals, and we were lucky enough to snag a couple of pages of both works for your viewing pleasure.

All images courtesy Vertigo/DC Entertainment

 

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  • Shirah

    I so wish your podcasts had a share button.

    • nkandersen

      You can share the story off the main page. The embed button next to the play feature on each story.

      • Shirah

        Yes, but I cannot share it from my phone…what’s with that?

        • nkandersen

          I suggest just sharing the link off our site when on your phone. As ‘mobile first’ as we hope to be, it doesn’t always work perfectly for everybody.

          nick, on point web producer

          • Shirah

            Thanks

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