Friday, February 24, 2017

London Citizen # 15 (illustrated by Carl Sciacchitano)

Dian Belmont traveled to England in an attempt to avoid dealing with her boyfriend Wesley Dodds and his secret identity as The Sandman.

Her expectation of England was cricket fields and historic buildings and was shocked when she visited the East End. This area fill filled with poverty, drunkeness and brutality. She described the citizens have being poorly fed and that they have likely never taken a bath in their entire lives.

This man is one of the citizens of London that Dian Belmont encountered.

He appears in Sandman Midnight Theatre on page 14, in panel 3.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Serial Killer # 76 (illustrated by Andy Fish)

In Sandman # 14, a host of serial killers descend upon a quiet hotel for a convention for people who take pleasure in killing others.

This convention is eerily similar to other conventions, both professional and fan conventions in the sense that they have panels and discussions regarding a variety of topics relating to death and killing.

This particular serial killer is in the lobby of the hotel during registration. Nimrod is looking for The Family Man and this man is standing near him as he searches for the convention’s guest of honor.

He appears in Sandman # 14, on page 3 panel 1.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Man # 39 (illustrated by Max Rugers)

Unity Kincaid, suffering from the sleeping sickness, was sent to a nursing home when she was about 45, after her parents died. She would sometimes sit in the sun with elderly men and women.

This man is one of the old men who liked to sit outside when Unity would be ushered outside to sit in the sun. He likes to sit outside and read the newspaper.

He appears in Sandman # 1, on page 21 in panel 6.

I really like this portrait from Max. He did a very detailed pencil portrait with some slight touches of blue. I like the details of this portrait. This man’s forehead is exceptional. I also really like the lines beneath his eyes. It adds a lot of realism to this portrait.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Aurelian Citizen # 32 (illustrated by Lars Brown)

When Cluracan is sent to Aurelia to prevent an alliance between the people of the cities of the plains he expected to see a city of wonder and majesty. Instead he found a city in poverty and the citizens destitute.

This Aurelian Citizen is one of the men he sees as he enters the city.

He appears in Sandman # 52, on page 6, in panel 4. He is in the background following behind Cluracan’s horse.

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Black Guard # 5 (illustrated by Andy Fish)

In A Game Of You, Barbie is pursued by the Cuckoo’s elite army, The Black Guard.

The Black Guard were sent out to search of Barbie and her friends and to bring them to the palace of The Cuckoo.

At one point the Black Guard came close to finding them, but Barbie, Primando, Luz and Wilkinson hid under a snow drift and were able to avoid detection.

Eventually the Black Guard captured Barbie who was then delivered to the Cuckoo.

The Black Guard appears in several parts throughout the A Game of You Storyline. This particular member of The Black Guard appears in Sandman # 36 on page 7 in panel 4.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Dignitary # 48 (illustrated by Te’Shawn Dwyer)

Dream and his lover, Killalla Of The Glow, travel to a palace to attend the meeting concerning zones of responsibility and the merits of obligation for creation.

Dignitaries from various planets, realms and realities gather to be a part of this important assembly.

This Dignitary is one of many who gathered at the palace.

He is standing on the steps with a group of other Dignitaries in a large, and beautiful courtyard.

He appears in the background in Endless Nights, in the story, The Heart Of The Star, on page 7 in panel 1.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Sleeping Sickness Patient # 3 (illustrated by Ron Chan)

In 1916, after Dream is imprisoned, many people succumbed to the sleeping sickness.

Many were sent to Charity Wards to get care while they slept and sometimes they would be placed in large rooms filled with beds.

This woman is one of the countless victims of the mysterious sickness.

She can be seen in Sandman # 1, page 14, panel 4.