History ComicBook / TheSandman

7th Dec '17 2:27:23 PM Sunburst
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30th Nov '17 6:19:27 PM SinDustries
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* AndIMustScream[=/=]CoolAndUnusualPunishment[=/=]FateWorseThanDeath: ''Too'' many cases to count here. In fact, death seems downright pleasurable for those who receive her visit -- unless they were going to Hell in the end. Though in this universe, apparently the only people who go to hell are convinced on a fundamental level that they deserve it.

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* AndIMustScream[=/=]CoolAndUnusualPunishment[=/=]FateWorseThanDeath: ''Too'' many cases to count here. In fact, death seems downright pleasurable for those who receive her visit -- unless they were going to Hell in the end. Though in this universe, apparently the only people who go to hell are convinced on a fundamental level that they deserve it.it, not that such a conditional makes it any less populated.
9th Nov '17 1:31:41 AM R.G.
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* AmbiguousGender: While the gender of the Endless are almost always consistent, at least to the reader, Desire and Delirium have been drawn with more androgyny than any of the other Endless on occasion. Desire, due to their androgynous nature, and Delirium, because she is, well, Delirium, and is also the youngest of the Endless.

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* AmbiguousGender: While the gender of the Endless are almost always consistent, at least to the reader, Desire and Delirium have been drawn with more androgyny than any of the other Endless on occasion. Desire, due to their its androgynous nature, and Delirium, because she is, well, Delirium, and is also the youngest of the Endless.
20th Oct '17 10:48:13 PM poi99
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* EveryoneHasStandards: Dream is notoriously [[ItsAllAboutMe self-centered]] and [[JerkAss insensitive]] towards others - so much so he condemns a former lover to Hell and leaves Orpheus to his fate because both hurt his pride, tactlessly warns Lyta Hall he will come for her son, to mention just a few examples. However, in "Men of Good Fortune", he clearly opposes slavery.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: EveryoneHasStandards:
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Dream is notoriously [[ItsAllAboutMe self-centered]] and [[JerkAss insensitive]] towards others - so much so he condemns a former lover to Hell and leaves Orpheus to his fate because both hurt his pride, tactlessly warns Lyta Hall he will come for her son, to mention just a few examples. However, in "Men of Good Fortune", he clearly opposes slavery.slavery.
** Even ''the personification of Destruction itself'' [[spoiler:skips town once he pieces together that humans are but a few centuries away from inventing nuclear weapons]].
20th Oct '17 10:10:22 PM poi99
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20th Oct '17 10:09:02 PM poi99
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* AGodIAmNot:
** The Endless expressly point out that they are not Gods.
** Boss Smiley informs Prez that "[he's] not God, [he's] not the devil, [he's] just Boss Smiley."


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* InsistentTerminology:
** The Endless expressly point out that they are not Gods.
** Boss Smiley informs Prez that "[he's] not God, [he's] not the devil, [he's] just Boss Smiley."
12th Oct '17 8:29:35 PM SinNanna
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* FeministFantasy: The series was notable for its large cast of complex, well developed female characters, including one of the first serious portrayals of a transgender character in mainstream comics.
22nd Sep '17 5:17:23 PM SinNanna
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* {{Irony}}: The two nicest members if the Endless are ''Death and Destruction''.

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* {{Irony}}: The two nicest members if of the Endless are ''Death and Destruction''.
22nd Sep '17 5:16:28 PM SinNanna
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* {{Irony}}: The two nicest members if the Endless are ''Death and Destruction''.
19th Sep '17 1:43:36 AM SinNanna
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** The strip club where Tiffany and Ishtar work is called "Suffragette City" and the segment containing Ishtar's LastDance is called "Wham bam thank you ma'am", yet another Music/DavidBowie shout out.
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