The Sandman is a dark fantasy comic book series written by British writer Neil Gaiman. It was published by DC Comics, under its Vertigo imprint. The series follows Dream of the Endless, who rules the world of dreams. The series is widely considered to be the best ever published by Vertigo. The series would spin-off into several other series, including series featuring Death, Lucifer and many more.

The Sandman series ran for 75 issues between January 1989 and March 1996. Gaiman’s contract stipulated that once he left DC, the series would end. Each of the issues have been collected into various graphic novels. Below is a list of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman graphic novels in order of when they were originally published (which is also their chronological order):

Publication Order of Sandman Graphic Novels


Preludes and Nocturnes(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Doll's House(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dream Country(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Season of Mists(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Game of You(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fables and Reflections(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brief Lives(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
World's End(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Kindly Ones(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wake(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dream Hunters(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Endless Nights(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sandman Collections


Book of Dreams(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sandman Non-Fiction Books


Dustcovers: The Collected Sandman Covers(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sandman Companion(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Quotable Sandman(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Sandman Companion was written by Hy Bender, based on Neil Gaiman’s work.

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