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The Sandman (1989) - #12
"Playing House"
DC Comics


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  Writer(s):
Neil Gaiman

Penciller(s):
Chris Bachalo

Inker(s):
Malcolm Jones III

Colorist(s):
Robbie Busch

Letterer(s):
John Costanza

Editor(s):
Karen Berger
Art Young

Cover Artist(s):
Dave McKean
 

Rating (out of 10):
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Cover Date: January 1990
Cover Price: US $ 1.50

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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The Doll's House

Synopsis:
Hector Hall and his pregnant wife, Lyta are trapped in a self-contained dream world in the mind of a boy named Jed by the creatures Brute and Glob. Only, they don't know it. Hector was the superhero known as The Sandman, and he believes he still is.
Dream shows up to set Brute and Glob straight, which brings everything crashing down. Unknown to everyone, Jed runs away, but is picked up by a very dangerous man.

Reprinted/Collected in:
The Annotated Sandman (2011) HC vol. 01
Essential Vertigo: The Sandman (1996) #12
Sandman (1993) TPB
Sandman (2002) TPB vol. 03
The Sandman (1989) Absolute Edition vol. 01
The Sandman (1989) HC vol. 02
The Sandman (1989) HC vol. 02 (2nd edition)
The Sandman (1989) Recolored Edition TPB vol. 02 (2010 Edition)
The Sandman (1989) The Sandman Omnibus Vol. 1
The Sandman (1989) TPB vol. 02
The Sandman (1989) TPB vol. 02 (1990)
The Sandman (1989) TPB vol. 02 (2nd edition)
The Sandman (1989) TPB vol. 02 (3rd edition)
The Sandman (1989) TPB vol. 02 (Sixteenth Printing)

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