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Quote1 There is a place where Gods are born. There is a place where a few ragged sounds can suggest a symphony. A place where pandemonium presents pattern where idle fancies turn to fornications and memories feign memories. A place where... for as long as sleeper can sleep... stories are spun. And so listen. Listen, now. At the heart of the Dreaming sits a castle. At the heart of the castle, a library. And in the library... a Librarian... Quote2

The Sandman Universe #1 is a one-shot with a cover date of October, 2018. It was published on August 8, 2018.

Synopsis for the 1st Story

Appearing in the 1st Story

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:

  • Abel (Dies) (Also as a corpse)
  • Barnabas the Dog (Cover only)
  • Blanks (First appearance; unnamed)
  • Mr. Brisby (First appearance) (Appears only as a corpse) (Cameo)
  • The Corinthian (Cover only)
  • Demons (In dream sequence only) (Cameo)
  • The Endless
    • Death (Cover only)
    • Delirium (Cover only)
    • Desire (Cover only)
    • Despair (Cover only)
    • Destiny (Cover only)
    • Destruction (Cover only)
    • Dream (Morpheus) (First appearance) (Deceased) (Flashback only) (Cameo)
  • The Fashion Thing (First appearance; unnamed) (Cameo)
  • Habibi (First appearance) (Also in a vision)
  • Ivy Walker (First appearance; unnamed) (Cameo)
  • Latoya (First appearance) (Also in a vision)
  • Lumi (First appearance) (Also in a vision)
  • Maggie (First appearance) (Also in a vision)
  • Archangel Michael (First appearance; unnamed) (Flashback only) (Cameo)
  • Rose Walker (First appearance; unnamed) (Cameo)
  • Tim Hunter's schoolmates (First appearance)
    • Ellie (First appearance) (Cameo)
    • Tyler (First appearance) (Cameo)
  • Uncle Monday/"Alligator King" (First appearance)
  • Unnamed female cook (Single appearance) (In a vision) (Also in a dream sequence)
    • The cook's daughters (Single appearance) (In a vision) (Cameo)
  • Anatole (Mentioned only)
  • Caliban (Unnamed) (Mentioned only)
  • The Cockatrice (Mentioned only)
  • Gargoyles (Mentioned only)
    • Goldie the Gargoyle (Unnamed) (Mentioned only)
  • Ghosts (Mentioned only)
  • God (Mentioned only)
  • The Guardians (Mentioned only)
  • Hippogriffs (Mentioned only)
  • Sycorax (Unnamed) (Deceased) (Mentioned only)



  • Despair's Hook (Replica) (Cameo)
  • Dream's Helm (Replica)
  • Michael's Spear (First appearance) (Flashback only) (Cameo)
  • Moonlight Blade (First appearance)




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