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  Duma (DC Comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Duma is a fallen angel from the DC Vertigo series The Sandman, created by the British author Neil Gaiman.
It is unknown how much of Duma's background from Jewish mythology that Gaiman actually incorporated into the character (in fact Duma's role as the vindicator was taken by another DC Character, the Spectre, who also entered in contact with Duma).
It is thus that Remiel and Duma become the guardians of the Sandman mythos' Hell.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Duma_(DC_Comics)   (357 words)

 Remiel Did You Mean remiel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
He is said to have been the archangel responsible for the destruction of the armies of Sennacherib, as well as being the bearer of the instructions of the seven archangels.
Remiel, along with Duma, is sent to observe when Dream is given the key to Hell.
Duma accepts the key, however, and the two angels descend to Hell to rule over the countless sinners and demons there.
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 Falling Still
Duma sighed soundlessly and was upright in a blink, so smoothly Remiel had not seen it move.
Duma's face was emotionless and Remiel felt a sudden overwhelming compulsion to shatter that serene facade.
And Remiel saw not only its own existence in that tear, but its beginning, when it had coalesced from nothingness as from a single drop of Universe flung from the hand of the Lord, and before that it saw the beginning of the beginning, stars and planets swirling into constellations against the flness of infinity.
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 Cosmic Teams!
(Sandman II #47 (fb)) - <1695> Destruction called a family meeting of the Endless, and announced to Dream and the rest of his family that he was abandoning his duties as one of the Endless and taking his leave of them for good.
(Sandman II #31) - Dream checked on the progress of Norton I. Delirium met Dream, and told him she thought Norton should belong to her, but despite believing himself Emperor of the United States he was totally sane.
Dream told Sandman’s enraged wife Fury that the child she would soon have had been carried so long in the Dream Dimension that it belonged to him, and he would one day come to claim it.
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 [No title]
And when the cacophony of battle shook the pillars of heaven and Duma joined Michael in taking up arms against Samael and his followers, love burnt as brightly as ever in his breast.
Duma loved Lucifer when he walked out, shutting the Gates of Hell behind him.
Those piercing amber eyes are as unquiet as ever, still burning, and Duma perceives that he is one of a very few for whom Lucifer has any measure of respect.
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 Duma (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
State Duma, the lower house of parliament of the Russian Federation
State Duma (Imperial), the lower house of parliament of the Russian Empire
Duma (DC Comics) is a character in the Sandman comic book series
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Duma_(disambiguation)   (113 words)

She is one of the many representations in The Sandman of the triple nature of womankind (maiden, mother and crone), based on the three distinct "Eve"s in some versions of the Genesis story: the arrogant Lilith, an unnamed virgin, and Eve herself.
The Creator is the Sandman universe's equivalent of a supreme monotheistic God figure, and he shares many characteristics with the standard Abrahamic God, such as almost never taking a physical form (the sole exception shown is in Murder Mysteries), being a creator-deity and having unmatched power.
Duma's name means "silence", and he is based on the angel Duma from Jewish mythology.
www.paleorama.com /Disney-L/Lucien.php   (7660 words)

 John Milton Website
Sandman has to be very diplomatic while hosting powerful beings that try to convince him that one of them best deserves to inherit the key.
Though, it is important to mention that Sandman 's Lucifer is conceived as the angel who headed the rebellion against the Creator and as a consequence was the first to fall, becoming the first and foremost of the demons, also known as the Morning Star or Light-Bearer.
Differently from the biblical text, Sandman's Lucifer is not conceived as an evil being and is not related to sin, suffering and pain; instead, the character is ambivalent, an angelic/demonic being.
www.letras.ufmg.br /milton/ing_critica/i_critica_04h1.htm   (1443 words)

The Sandman is walking away from us he's about ten feet away from us, his back to us, his long cloak covering him from shoulder to toe.
We're looking at the Sandman's hand and arm: he's holding the large silver ankh, which is glinting in the light.
We're now away on the border between dream and nightmare, miles away from the centre of the dreaming, where the Sandman's castle is (actually it's a bit more complex than that: wherever the Sandman's castle happens to be is by definition the centre of the Dreaming, even though it moves around a lot).
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 Broadmining: Duma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Boyar Duma was an advisory council to the grand princes and tsars of
While Russia being an empire, rather than democracy, State Duma is sometimes formally compared to the lower house of a parliament (the State Council being compared to the upper house).
The Fourth Duma of 1912–1917 was also of limited political influence; however, it played a role in the events of 1917, partly cooperating with the
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
One word, that's all I ask." Duma looked at Remiel, his face still frozen in the one gentle, mysterious smile that the other guardian could not place.
There was no other choice but for it to be beautiful, as Duma himself, as all angels.
One word..." Duma looked down at him, his expression remaining the same.
solo.abac.com /lubakmetyk/others/kwisdom/oneword.txt   (383 words)

 Sandman - Encyclopedia FunTrivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Remiel passed on a message, from the creator, that Hell should be run by Remiel and Duma.
While Lucifer needed to remove the last of the demons and lock off the final gates, it was the removal of his wings that he said needed to be done.
Origianlly I had the answer 75 but then I realized that there was a Sandman Special that I hadn't counted.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Entertainment/Sandman-6388.html   (695 words)

 DC Comics Message Boards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
While Neil Gaiman initially set the Sandman series in the DCU and paid attention to continuity, it has since become refered to as the "Gaimanverse" and any links to the DCU or even other Vertigo comics such as Hellblazer are pretty much up to editor/creator discretion and don't have any lasting impact.
An extreme example of this is that Lyta Hall (mother of the current incarnation of Dream...the sandman) appeared in a graphic novel called "The Furies" written by Mike Carey for Vertigo at the same time she was making a return to her super hero roots in the pages JSA.
Duma gave it to him at the end of Lucifer #55.
dcboards.warnerbros.com /web/thread.jspa?threadID=2000014081&tstart=0   (1381 words)

 Who Killed Dream of the Endless?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Before Sandman and the Vertigo line of comics, she was a mainstay in the DC Universe as the Amazonian daughter of an alternate Earth's Wonder Woman.
When the DCU was overhauled in Crisis on Infinite Earths, she became the orphan daughter of the original Golden Age Fury (who, it is argued, is actually seen in The Sandman series as one of the Three Ladies named Helena in the nursing home Rose Walker visits).
His "reincarnation" as "The Sandman" is just an illusion, the work of two renegade nightmares who escaped the Dreaming and needed a dupe to "protect" their pocket dreamscape.
comic-academic.00server.com /suspects.html   (8572 words)

 Science Fair Projects - Duma (DC Comics)
Duma is a fallen angel from the DC Vertigo series The Sandman.
It is unknown how much of Duma's background from Jewish mythology that Neil Gaiman actually incorporated into the character.
Eventually, after much squabbling between various gods, God sends Duma and Remiel to watch over Hell.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Duma_(Sandman)   (428 words)

 The Sandman Vol. 4: Season of Mists (ISBN 1563890410):   Very Well Said™
The Sandman is up there with anything else printed in the late 20th Century.
Since the spanish comic was discontinued in my country, and never was brought again in his 24 pages format, I just stop reading the Sandman, but over the years i kept wondering, what happen with the pale faced guy of the story and with his deadly sister.
In Season of Mists, Sandman AKA Dream AKA Morpheus, the series' main character and the member of the Endless who controls the realm of dreams, ventures into Hell to free a former lover he condemned there thousands of years ago.
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 Sandman Frequently Asked Questions - Part I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The second Sandman originally was presented as an immortal who monitored dreams (using the Universal Dream Monitor that displayed images on the Dream Screen) and protected people within their dreams and in the "mortal world." Dressed in a yellow and red costume, the Sandman was "aided" by the nightmares Brute and Glob.
The Kirby Sandman made a very brief appearance in the first draft of the Black Orchid story, (He was suggested as a potential character for a dream sequence.) While he had read the 70s Sandman, Gaiman says that he was uncomfortable with the series.
In "Tales in the Sand" (Sandman #9), Nada is seen on the borders of the realm of Death, but nothing is shown of the realm.
www.holycow.com /dreaming/lore/sandfaq1.html   (7832 words)

 dOc treehouse: The Littlest Horse Thieves (1977)
For the past 14 years the pits of the coal mine that are the heart of the town have been faithfully serviced by a team of pit ponies, who haul the coal from the working face deep within the mine.
Richard Sandman (Peter Barkworth), the colliery manager, now needs to find ways of making the pits more efficient, under threat from the owner (Alastair Sim as Lord Harrogate) to close the operation down if it can't turn a profit.
Sandman) falls in the middle class, and their fears of their daughter socializing with children of the mine workers is aptly demonstrated by their nanny, Miss Coutt (Geraldine McEwan).
www.digitallyobsessed.com /treereview.php3?ID=861   (822 words)

 Fanzing 4 - March 1998 - Vanishing Point
As part of his work on Sandman (the seminal work on the DC version of Hell, as far as I can tell), the aforementioned Gaiman decided that after millennia of revolt, Lucifer quit.
It's very difficult to believe that a being described as the most powerful of the angels would be forced to share power with a bunch of lieutenants….but the idea of these lieutenants *believing* they have any real power is delicious.
Before the Sandman can decide, God basically steps in and says "this is my turf", sending the angels Remiel and Duma to take charge.
www.fanzing.com /mag/fanzing04/vanishpt.shtml   (1246 words)

 Homages and References
Duma I'd always heard referred to as the angel of dreams, and his name means "sleep," though it's true that he never speaks to mortals or to anyone but the Lord of Hosts and GOD Himself.
Sandman companion has loads, but the best one I find for ideas and reference points is the Osxord English Dictionary and a baby's book of names...
I read somewhere Neil saying that the "Creator" in the sandman is NOT the juedo-christian god, as we have known him in the bible and the texts.
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 Sandman Hotel Victoria
The sandman is also a symbol of the passage of time to death; he is sometimes depicted as the grim reaper holding an hourglass and scythe.
##Marvel Comics – The Sandman is a supervillain who can transform his body into sand, and is an enemy of Spider-Man. #Howard Simms, also known as Sandman, was a tap dancer in vaudeville, who acquired his name from the sand he sprinkled on the floor to amplify the sound of his steps when he danced.
Gaiman often characterises ''Sandman'' stories as "male" or "female"; ''A Game of You'', dominated by female characters and points of view, is one of his female stories.
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 Lucifer: The Morningstar Option
Remiel is one of the two angels given charge of Hell in the Sandman "Seasons of Mist" story arc after Lucifer resigned in Sandman 23.
This is Duma, one of the few angels without an 'el' suffix on their name.
Duma indicates that Lucifer's quest will lead him down four levels.
www.river.org /~dhawk/lucifer2.html   (630 words)

 Sandman Annotations
The Annotated Sandman Edited by Ralf Hildebrandt and largely written by Greg Morrow Issue 24 Neil Gaiman, Kelley Jones, and P. Craig Russell Season of Mists Chapter 3 In which Lucifer's parting gift attracts unwanted attention; and the Dream Lord receives unwelcome visitors.
He is called Jeremiel or Uriel in various translations of IV Esdras, and described as "one of the holy angels whom God has set over those who rise [from the dead]." Duma, which may mean "silence", is an angel of death in Jewish folklore, to whom one has to give account.
He is also the tutelary angel of Egypt and of vindication, and at least one source calls him a "Prince of Hell", ie, one of the Fallen angels.
www.stahl.bau.tu-bs.de /~hildeb/sandman/annotations/sandman.24.shtml   (2419 words)

 Duma - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Duma   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In Russia, before 1917, an elected assembly that met four times following the short-lived 1905 revolution.
With progressive demands the government could not accept, the Duma was largely powerless.
After the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II, the Duma directed the formation of a provisional government.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /duma   (97 words)

 The Sandman Role Playing Pub Crawl
The exception is the Sandman pubcrawl, which has a note appended explaining the options, but can still be performed elsewhere with ease.
An android, but since this is Sandman, not a tacky android with silver eggboxes stuck to her head or anything.
You watch as the Sandman tries to deal with this, but are shocked at the turn soon taken by the circumstances.
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 Sandman Annotations
Page 9: The flip panel effect of Dream and Duma is somewhat odd, since Duma apparently disappears from panels 2 and 3.
I reconstruct the sequence as follows: Panel 1: Duma floating above and to the right of Dream, his feet about 30" above the level of Dream's hair.
(Note that the scale actually suggests that Duma's toes should be visible at the upper boundary of the panel.) Dream and Duma have not moved.
www.stahl.bau.tu-bs.de /~hildeb/sandman/annotations/sandman.27.shtml   (778 words)

 Duma : search word
''For the Sandman character, see Duma (Sandman).'' ---- The Duma (''Ду́ма'' in Russian) is the term for various representative assemblies in modern Russia and Russian history.
Pre-revolutionary Duma met in the Tauride Palace, St Petersburg Election for the First Duma, which opened in July 1906, returned a significant bloc of moderate socialists and both liberal parties who demanded further reforms.
But come; I think we shall find them somehow alive think it, he is a very strong.
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 Simple Archive Page for Roscoe's Comics: 21 January AD 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
As this chapter opens we find it morning, and the Sandman's guests waking in their various quarters, all wondering to whom he has decided to give the key to Hell.
The first half of the night he was holding private audiences with the various delegates, hearing their individual requests, and the second half of the night he sat awake thinking, trying to decide.
And the Creator of all says that the key to Hell should be turned over to the two angelic messengers now present in the Sandman's chambers, Remiel and Duma, and it shall be administered by them.
www.arellis.net /rc05jan21.html   (513 words)

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