Read five pages of James Tyion IV Nightmare Country’s Sandman miniseries

As any fan will tell you, The sand man, the classic comic book series created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg, was originally a horror series. One of the scariest ideas he introduced? That nightmares are sentient creatures made to prey on visitors through the dream world – and that they might come out.

nightmare countrythe next series of The Pretty House by the Lake the writer James Tynion IV and the artist Lisandro Estherren, look into this horror. Focusing on fan-favorite nightmare The Corinthian, the series follows the monster with teeth for eyes as it rampages back into the real world in order to find a nightmare the dream did not create. The ongoing series, according to DC, will take readers on “a journey that traverses all of the most terrifying corners of America: the collections of True Crime aficionados, the camps of white supremacist militias, the galleries specializing in horror art, and more”.

This five-page preview creates its own short, self-contained story and sets a distinct tone, as a character named Flynn talks about his dreams. And because it is The sand manit is a very dangerous thing to do.

The Sandman Universe: Land of Nightmares #1 is available April 12, 2022.

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Flynn continues to tell his friend about his dreams in Nightmare Country #1 (2022)

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Flynn's Dreams Get Really Dark in Nightmare Country #1 (2022)

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Flynn spots a monster in the crowded bar in Nightmare Country #1 (2022)

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The monster is gone and Flynn doesn't know what just happened in Nightmare Country #1 (2022)

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The credits page for Nightmare Country #1 (2022)

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The cover of Nightmare Country #1 (2022) showing The Corinthian wearing an American flag mask, raising his sunglasses to reveal he has a mouth for his eyes.

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