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3P Reviews: The Sandman: Overture

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 9 Structure: 6 Overall Plot: 7 Subplots: 6 Sum: 35/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: Familiarity with the Sandman series or my reviews of it.   The Sandman: Overture   Part One: Holy Shit, They Did It Twice I wholly expected this to be some spinoff… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Sandman: Overture

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3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 10

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 6 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Structure: 3 Overall Plot: 6 Subplots: 4 Sum: 27/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: No familiarity   Volume 10: The Wake - **   Part One: Switching Your Outfit Is Technically a Change, But It Doesn't Make You Deep Well, here it is, the end… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 10

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3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 9

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 6 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Structure: 3 Overall Plot: 6 Subplots: 4 Sum: 27/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: No familiarity   Volume 9: The Kindly Ones - ***   Part One: Interesting Art Choice; And By "Interesting," I Mean "Perplexing" Ah. Well, here we are resuming the plot, and… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 9

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3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 8

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 6 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Structure: 3 Overall Plot: 6 Subplots: 4 Sum: 27/50 Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: No familiarity Volume 8: Worlds' End - ** Part One: Seriously, Does No One Else Realize This Guy's Face is a Pie? That last book’s ending was a little fucked up. Are… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 8

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3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 7

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 6 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Structure: 3 Overall Plot: 6 Subplots: 4 Sum: 27/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: No familiarity   Volume 7: Brief Lives - *****   Part One: OH MY GOD, THIS ONE IS GENUINELY GOOD! This is the best graphic novel in The Sandman. More than… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 7

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3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 6

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 6 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Structure: 3 Overall Plot: 6 Subplots: 4 Sum: 27/50 Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: No familiarity Volume 6: Fables & Reflections - *** Part One: Children Make Terrible Editors This is a bit of a weird one because unlike the other volumes, Fables & Reflections is… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 6

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3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 5

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 6 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Structure: 3 Overall Plot: 6 Subplots: 4 Sum: 27/50 Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: No familiarity Volume 5: A Game of You - ** Part One: Yes, That's Lovely, But I Really Don't Give a Shit About Barbie This series relies heavily on theme and artistic… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 5

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3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 4

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 6 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Structure: 3 Overall Plot: 6 Subplots: 4 Sum: 27/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: No familiarity   Volume 4: Season of Mists - ****   Part One: Did We Get Stuck with the Second Most Boring of These Characters as Our Protagonist? Yes. Yes, we… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 4

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3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 3

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 6 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Structure: 3 Overall Plot: 6 Subplots: 4 Sum: 27/50 Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: No familiarity Volume 3: Dream Country - * Part One: Can We Return to the Plot, Please? As you might guess from the rating, I didn't especially like this book. I'll admit… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 3

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3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 2

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 6 Aesthetics and Style: 8 Structure: 3 Overall Plot: 6 Subplots: 4 Sum: 27/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: No familiarity   Volume 2: The Dollhouse - ****   Part One: Who the Fuck Are These People? A recurring theme in this series is that of random point-of-view characters appearing… Continue reading 3P Reviews: The Sandman, Volume 2