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Abel is an earnest and friendly servant of the Dreaming, and the caretaker of the House of Secrets. The younger brother of Cain, he has been murdered by him on numerous occasions, seeing how he was the first murder victim in the Bible.



  • This character or object is an adaptation of Abel, a character or object in traditional stories. These include, but may not be limited to religious texts, myth, and/or folk lore. More information on the original can be found at Wikipedia.org.
  • This version of the character is exclusive to the continuity of the television series The Sandman and is an adaptation of Abel. The original character was created by Mark Hanerfeld, Bill Draut, and Joe Orlando and first appeared in DC Special #4.
  • Abel is portrayed by Asim Chaudhry.


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