The Sandman, Vol. 10: The Wake by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman, Vol. 10: The Wake

The Sandman #10

Neil Gaiman with Charles Vess (Illustrator)

fiction comics fantasy dark sad slow-paced

192 pages | first published 1996


In the final Sandman tale, Morpheus makes the ultimate decision between change and death. As one journey for the Endless ends, another begins for the Lord of Dreams and his family, bringing with it a time of reflection and a sad celebration. One o...
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dark 93%
mysterious 56%
sad 56%
emotional 50%
reflective 31%
adventurous 18%
challenging 12%
hopeful 6%


slow 64%
medium 28%
fast 7%

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Diverse cast of characters?

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