The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes  by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes

The Sandman #1

Neil Gaiman with Sam Kieth (Illustrator)

fiction comics fantasy adventurous dark slow-paced

240 pages | first published 1989

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One of the most popular and critically acclaimed graphic novels of all time, Neil Gaiman's award-winning masterpiece The Sandman set the standard for mature, lyrical fantasy in the modern comics era. Illustrated by an exemplary selection of the me...
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Moods

dark 95%
mysterious 65%
adventurous 52%
tense 28%
reflective 19%
emotional 18%
challenging 14%
funny 13%
sad 11%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 4%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 49%
fast 36%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 26% | Character: 22%

Strong character development?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 26% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | Yes: 35% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 52% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.18

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