Genres: Fantasy, Mature
Publisher: DC Comics
Vol 1: June 1996 – May 2001
Do you want to visit your greatest dream or relive your most terrifying nightmare? Welcome to The Dreaming!
The Dreaming was the first ongoing spinoff of The Sandman, which had concluded months earlier. Originally intended as an anthology, with rotating creative teams telling self-contained tales, the series was retooled as of issue 22 and Caitlín R. Kiernan and Peter Hogan were made the sole writers of the series (Though Hogan left the series after issue 32). From this point on, The Dreaming now focused on telling a continuous storyline following a consistent group of characters.
Vol 2: September 5 2018
There is a place where stories are born. Today its walls lie slashed and bleeding. Dream has abandoned his realm, and until he is found, its residents must protect its broken borders alone. But the most senior storysmiths are tormented by invasive secrets, the warden Lucien is doubting his own mind—and beyond the gates something horrific waits with tooth and talon. Only Dora, the monstress, finds opportunity in madness, stealing dreams for the highest bidder. But she has no idea how deep the danger lies. Meanwhile, in Dream’s gallery, something new is growing…