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  Sandman, Neil Gaiman Links...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Story behind the Story (a delirium story)
The Wake: Reflections on the death of The Sandman
Ulrich Schreitmueller's Sandman adventure game (for amdstrad CPC or emulation)
www.mayhem.com /~anne/Sandman.html   (83 words)

  The Sandman (DC Comics Modern Age) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sandman was a comic book series written by Neil Gaiman and published by DC Comics for 75 issues from 1988 until 1996.
A Game of You (collecting The Sandman #32-37, 1991-1992): Barbie, a New York divorcée, travels to the magical realm that she once inhabited in her dreams, only to find that it is being threatened by the forces of the Cuckoo.
Sandman: Midnight Theatre (1995), in which Wesley Dodds, the Golden Age Sandman, meets Lord Morpheus of The Endless, the Modern Age Sandman.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Sandman_(DC_Comics_Modern_Age)   (2609 words)

 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: The Sandman (DC Comics Modern Age)
Sandman, alias Wesley Dodds, is a comic book superhero in the DC Comics universe, best known for his stories set during the 1940s and his "costume" consisting of a green business suit, fedora, and gas mask.
Sandman was one of the earliest superheroes (then called "mystery men" for lack of a better term), though his status as such is debatable as he came rather from the detective tradition seen in the pulps of the 1930s.
A minor retcon in Neil Gaiman's Sandman suggested that his chosen identity was a result of Dream's absence from his realm, and that he has an aspect of the Dreaming within him.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/The-Sandman-(DC-Comics-Modern-Age)   (5733 words)

 Sandman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A sandman (Logan's Run), in the science-fiction film and television series, an enforcer who chases down people attempting to escape from mandatory euthanasia at age 30; the title character (Logan) is a sandman
Sandman (magazine), a free regional music magazine in the UK The Holden Sandman, a well-known model of the panel van (Australian hybrid pickup truck/ute) in the late 1960s
Sandman (screename) is the screen name of Luis Diaz and was once an extremely popular Xanga in the year 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sandman   (510 words)

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At the end of the gallery is the portrait of Sandman, dressed in the finery of the 17th century.
Sandman's RUBY is in a small vice; the Corinthian peers at it through a magnifying light, measuring the stone.
Sandman peers through the bars into one of the caves -- Inside, Roderick Burgess is chained to a wall, his own arms wrapped several times around his body, forming a flesh straight jacket.
www.scifiscripts.com /scripts/sandman_randr.txt   (12705 words)

 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: The Sandman
The Sandman was Wesley Dodds, one of those wealthy idlers who put on costumes to hide their identities while combating evil.
By the time The Sandman was seen again, in one of the 1960s annual team-ups between The Justice Society and The Justice League of America, a couple of changes had taken place.
Meanwhile, DC launched another character called The Sandman, but this one is neither Wesley Dodds nor the guy Simon and Kirby introduced decades later — he's The Sandman, Lord of Dreams, Death's Younger Brother, and all that.
www.toonopedia.com /sandman1.htm   (817 words)

 Neil Gaiman's Sandman
Dylan Verheul, who maintains that site, is also now the official keeper of the SANDMAN Annotations, which goes page by page and even panel by panel keeping track of the characters and explaining allusions (and Gaiman is a most allusive writer).
Another good SANDMAN site is The Dreaming, while fans of Neil Gaiman in general might want to keep up with The Magian Line, an online version of his fan club newsletter.
The first trade paperback collected, it starts with the wonderful "The Sound of Her Wings," originally published as SANDMAN #8 (puzzlingly, this is also the last story in the first collection).
www.geocities.com /Area51/Zone/9923/sandman.html   (4688 words)

 JSA Members: The Sandman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Sometime prior to 1951, the Sandman was plying his novice scientific acumen with his partner Sandy Hawkins in an attempt to make a weapon using silicon derived from sand.
The Sandman was nearly crushed by the shame of his pride and ignorance in not seeking other help for Sandy, and retired some time later.
Although this stroke forced the Sandman to restrict his activities, he participated to a limited degree in the Crisis on Infinite Earths, and joined the rest of the JSA in Limbo as they fought to forestall Ragnarok (Last Days of the Justice Society #1).
my.execpc.com /~icicle/SANDMAN.html   (1781 words)

The Sandman later teamed with the scientifically empowered Wizard, the paste-tossing Trapster and the then-bewildered Medusa -- a member of the royal family of the Inhumans, a genetic offshoot of mankind.
Though there was a period of speculation among the general populace as to whether his intentions were sincere, he gained the public's trust and joined the Wild Pack, an international team of mercenaries.
The Sandman then joined the Sinister Six -- a team of villains also consisting of the tentacled terror Dr. Octopus; the high-flying, lowdown Vulture; the master illusionist Mysterio; Kraven the Hunter; and the extraterrestrial-human hybrid Venom.
www.marveldirectory.com /individuals/s/sandman.htm   (854 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - Neil Gaiman's Sandman - A188606
The Sandman is based on the old bedtime story that parents used to tell their children, hoping it would help them sleep.
While the original concept of the Sandman story is very old, a tale from classic mythology and folklore, Gaiman has honoured this and the many different versions of the Sandman throughout the series, just as he honours the complexities of storytelling as a whole.
The Sandman has had such an influence on society there are even subcultures who almost worship the character and the ideologies presented by Gaiman in his stories.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/alabaster/A188606   (2237 words)

 Comics2Film: Sandman
Sandman is stuck in development hell (where Gaiman says it belongs).
The scooper also states that the script appears to be "an interesting variation on the comic" but more action oriented, which may not be what the fans of the book want.
Gaiman reported that the Sandman movie is plagued by difficulties, including going through 3 writers, 8 scripts and is on its second director.
www.comics2film.com /Sandman.shtml   (2389 words)

 Peter Sandman: Risky Business: Peter Sandman On Corporate Misbehavior And Public Outrage
Sandman: What the Bush administration did wrong was sound much too confident — too confident that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction; too confident that the war would go well and end quickly.
Sandman: Yes, it’s often true that a problem is not just caused by some maverick who is misbehaving, but by the system itself.
Sandman: It’s true, there are people who claim to care about the environment, but when you look at their behavior, there is a clear pattern of environmental irresponsibility.
www.psandman.com /articles/kendall1.htm   (8630 words)

 The Sandman - Wikiquote
Stheno and Euryale, in SANDMAN #61: "The Kindly Ones:5"
Lucien and The Corinthian: in SANDMAN #67, "The Kindly Ones:11"
Cluracan and Nuala, in SANDMAN #69: "The Kindly Ones:13"
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/The_Sandman   (7263 words)

 Spider-Man Enemies: SANDMAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In addition to the superhuman attributes listed above, Sandman has the ability to transform into a malleable sand-like substance which can be hardened, dispersed, or shaped according to his will.
Now able to elude the authorities with ease, the Sandman, as he now called himself, embarked on a career of criminal activity which brought him into conflict with Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the Hulk and many other superhumanly powerful crimefighters.
Sandman was so traumatized and humiliated by the experience that he renounced his criminal ambitions.
www.alaph.com /spiderman/enemies/sandman.html   (857 words)

 Comic-Book Superstore: Super-Heroes: Vertigo Comics: Sandman
In stories reprinted from THE SANDMAN #1-7, the Lord of Dreams is freed from decades-long imprisonment and seeks to reclaim his office in encounters with John Constantine, the Justice League of America, and more.
The Sandman returns to his kingdom of the Dreaming after nearly a century of imprisonment, finding several things out of place; most importantly, an anomaly called a dream vortex has manifested itself in the form of a young girl who unknowingly threatens to rip apart the Dreaming.
The Sandman journeys to hell to redeem the soul of his beloved, only to have Lucifer bequeath the kingdom of the damned to his care.
www.zianet.com /comic-booksuperstore/dc/sandman.html   (1017 words)

 -- 204 Bell Street :: a radio serial featuring **The Sandman** --
Bell Street follows The Sandman's meanderings through life at it's most tumultuous time: his first tentative venture out of his parents home and into a share house.
Sandman has announced that on 24th November, we will be hearing the very last episode of 204 Bell Street, ever.
These are some of Sandman's shit funny tips for share house living.
meltingpot.fortunecity.com /botswana/156/bellst.htm   (301 words)

 SpiderFan.org - Characters : Sandman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Powers: Sandman can turn his body into a sandlike material which he can manipulate the shape and density of at will.
The group was caught up by Venom, who decided to eliminate them because he was still convinced he was not a villain.
Eventually, several aspects of Sandman's mind reformed, his good side, his dark side, his feminine side and his inner child.
www.spiderfan.org /characters/sandman.html   (609 words)

 The Wake: Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Sandman is a 75-part comic book series, written by Neil Gaiman.
To read Now, and maybe again Then, later on, when we need what only a good story has the power to do: to take us away to worlds that never existed, in the company of people we wish we were...
Yet even in its most otherworldly moments, SANDMAN's greatest (and most disturbing) strength is that all its horrors, and all its hopes, are only as profound and familiar as the human heart itself.
www.dyve.net /sandman/intro.html   (430 words)

 Graphic novel review - Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes - Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, Mike Dringenberg, Malcolm Jones III
The Sandman series of books is responsible for setting up a whole new 'universe' in the world of DC Comics.
Morpheus, the eponymous Sandman, is one of these endless - the star of this book and series.
In places it's hard going, but in others it's perfectly fluid and the good outweighs the bad, especially if you consider the length and breadth of the journey you're about to embark upon.
www.grovel.org.uk /reviews/sandma01/sandma01.htm   (361 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes (The Sandman): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
So Sandman, this supposed to be one of the best comics in the world and this is the begging volume.
These first 8 Sandman stories establish the character, how he came to be incarcerated through most of the twentieth century - and some of the damage resulting in the mortal realm.
This incarnation of the Sandman is *the* Sandman: Dream of the Endless, the king of the realm of dream and nightmare.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1852863269   (1948 words)

 The Sandman
A most frightful picture of the cruel Sandman became impressed upon my mind; so that when in the evening I heard the noise on the stairs I trembled with agony and alarm, and my mother could get nothing out of me but the cry, 'The Sandman, the Sandman!' stuttered forth through my tears.
The Sandman was standing before my father in the middle of the room, the light of the candles shone full upon his face.
But the Sandman was no longer the bogy of a nurse's tale, who provided the owl's nest in the crescent moon with children's eyes.
www.fln.vcu.edu /hoffmann/sand_e.html   (12075 words)

 Amazon.com: The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes: Books: Neil Gaiman,Sam Kieth,Mike Dringenberg,Malcolm Jones ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Sandman, the ENTIRE Sandman saga, altogether ten books long - collected from magazine-form comics that were published regularly throughout most of the 90s - is one of the truly glorious, shining, perfect creations of, I'll say it, adult comics.
If you are curious about the whole Sandman fan frenzy...or simply eager to experience a truly unique comic, this is the best place to start.
He is beautiful and the drawings are beautiful and the stories range from fantasy to mystery to horror and take the reader into a dream world.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1563890119?v=glance   (1829 words)

 Obsessed With Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
October 23, 1999--Re-enter Sandman: Sandman returned to ECW at the end of the show and cleaned house after the main event..
August 27, 2002: Sandman is stripped of the UWF Universal Heavyweight Championship and removed from the UWF talent roster..
July 9, 2003 - TNA: Sandman accepts the Hard 10 Cup, and is attacked by Don Callous & Edward Chastaine (aka Iceberg)..
www.obsessedwithwrestling.com /profiles/s/sandman.html   (2660 words)

 jay is games: Sandman
The result is Sandman, an action game in which you must pour sand to rescue as many sleepwalkers as you can.
From Nitrome, the talented and gifted retro pixel-pushers that created the remarkably enjoyable Hot Air that was reviewed here in December.
Sandman was designed by Mat and Jon Annal, with programming by Heather Stancliffe.
jayisgames.com /archives/2006/02/sandman.php   (1163 words)

 WizKids - Marvel HeroClix
Game Play Info: Sandman has always been one of Spider-Man’s toughest foes, making the web-slinger run for cover more than once.
Sandman starts out hard as a rock, with a high damage value and Invulnerability to drive the point home.
Marvel and all related characters and the distinctive likenesses thereof are trademarks of Marvel Characters, Inc., and are used with permission.
www.wizkidsgames.com /heroclix/marvel/figuregallery.asp?unitid=2738   (197 words)

 Sandman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
I would never have expected Sandman to have come out of an American comics publisher, the homes of the bland SuperDuperHero.
Additionaly the text of the story is completely self contained (or at least with some trivial exceptions), the drawings illustrate, they do not tell the story.
Mike Cheng has a Sandman page containing links to lots of Sandman as well as Gaiman material and trivia, a must for all Sandman fans.
heim.ifi.uio.no /~janl/ts/sandman.html   (655 words)

 Sandman Hotels - Inns - Suites - Calgary, Alberta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Sandman Hotels - Inns - Suites - Calgary, Alberta
Boasting fabulous views of Calgary's dramatic urban architecture, the Sandman Hotel Downtown Calgary features 301 well-appointed guest rooms including executive suites.
Relax and unwind in the indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness facilities.
www.sandmanhotels.com /hotels/alberta/calgary.asp   (64 words)

 Sandman Hotels - Inns - Suites, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Quebec, Canada
Sandman Hotels - Inns - Suites, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Quebec, Canada
Check here regularly for Sandman's special seasonal and time specific promotions.
Help us find Mr Sandman and you could be the winner of a 2007 Pontiac Torrent*
www.sandman.ca   (136 words)

 Sandman - Miniclip Games - Play Free Games
Sandman - Miniclip Games - Play Free Games
Click here to open your default mail program and send Sandman to your friends.
There are 3 different ways of posting Sandman to your blog or website.
www.miniclip.com /games/sandman/en   (204 words)

 Mike Sandman... Chicago's Telecom Expert Home Page
Learn how to build a frame from the backboard up.
Watch as Mike Sandman installs four different phone systems, including two VoIP systems, the Altigen PC Based PBX, and a 3Com NBX.
He dresses in the cables, cross connects 66 blocks, 110 blocks, Krone blocks, Hydras, KSUs, MOH, Door Boxes, Patch Panels, House Cans, Self Amplified Horns and more, and then tests it all.
www.sandman.com   (720 words)

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