The Sandman: The Dream Hunters

This is technically neither a graphic novel, nor a part of the Sandman series. I’m including it here because it works within the Sandman universe, was written by Neil Gaiman, and has some of the most spectacular artwork I have…

Death: The High Cost of Living

Death is everyone’s favorite older sister. She’s sassy, pragmatic and brings real sartorial flair to the concept of the grim reaper. Every so often Death likes to take a day and spend it as a human, to keep in touch…

Death: The Time of Your Life

This is the second volume that Gaiman wrote about Dream’s older sister, Death. Unlike Death: The High Cost of Living this book isn’t so much about Death as it is about death and the choices we make while we’re alive.…

Please Save My Earth, vol. 1

Alice’s family has just moved to Tokyo, taking Alice away from the countryside she loves. It’s not just that she misses the trees and flowers; Alice has an unusual relationship with nature. Plants respond to her, almost as if she…

The Sandman Presents: Taller Tales

Bill Willingham, of Fables, has delved into the Sandman universe and written a series of stories about the supporting characters of the Sandman universe. The explorations are fun and whimsical, and a great addition to the Sandman legacy. “The Further…

Nightwing

Introduction As you may have noticed, I’m a big fan of the big Bat (as are many of our reviewers here at NFNT.) There’s something about a superhero with that darker twinge of vengeance that appeals to me more than…

Nightwing: Ties that Bind

Okay, point of warning here. Dick spends the entire volume in some of the most frightening clothing this side of the early 80′s. I breathed a sigh of relief when Alfred and Harold (Batman’s chief mechanic) presented him with a…