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First, the good news. McKean's art is a real asset. It's varied, skilled, and very expressive.
The story just didn't work for me, though. Read more
About the same time that Neil Gaiman took a little-known hero called the Sandman and created the rich mythology of Dream and the Endless, he reinvented another obscure character,... Read morePublished on July 7 2003 by Tom Knapp
One of the most beautiful graphic novels I have ever seen! Vivid colours and an excellent story (it's neil, of course the story is fantastic). Read morePublished on June 13 2003 by "reaven"
As a big fan of Neil Gaiman's novels and Sandman series, I was truly looking forward to this. Of course, as seen in the early issues of Sandman, Gaiman wasn't a natural at writing... Read morePublished on March 28 2002 by Tom Kelly
This TPB was very strong. I love the art, the dialogue, nearly everything about it. Sure, there are "distracting" cameos by Swamp Thing and Batman, but when you realize... Read morePublished on Sept. 21 2001 by B_Metal88
Love the artwork, but every time I read this, I just end up scratching my head. It wanders, and just doesn't get anythig interesting done. Read morePublished on Sept. 29 2000 by Amazon Customer
I bought this before "Veils", also reviewed by me, and was very happy since this work, unlike most "comics" work, was more clearly aimed at women. Read morePublished on May 28 2000 by carol irvin
Fans of the Neil Gaiman/Dave McKean collaboration which revolutionized the comic art form will find "Black Orchid" an interesting look back at this alliance in its... Read morePublished on Feb. 12 2000 by Jeffrey A. Veyera