Comics and More (was Re: Best of 2001) (OT)

Paul Andinach pandinac at
Thu Jan 17 00:28:51 EST 2002

On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Melissa Proffitt wrote:

> On Wed, 16 Jan 2002 11:37:59 -0500 (EST), deborah wrote:

> > Sandman gets less dark is the series continues, but it began as a
> > horror comic, and one of the earliest issues has a really really
> > extremely nasty self-mutilation scene.  I would start with
> > something lighter, personally.  Or start in Sandman, mid series. 
> I agree.  The whole episode that takes place over a 24-hour period
> in a diner is just nasty and brutal.  I wish I hadn't read it.

I've read where Gaiman says that episode is the most truly horrific
thing he's ever written, and even *he's* a bit worried about it.

"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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