Show Notes for Episode 268, “The Sandman: Overture”


“Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams III talk Morpheus’ father and this week’s ‘Sandman: Overture'” by Joshua Rivera, Entertainment Weekly

“Thumbnail: Theme and Motif in ‘The Sandman: Overture'” by John R. Parker, Comics Alliance

“Pick of the Week: Origin Stories Best Left Untold in ‘Sandman: Overture’ #4” by Cassandra Clarke, Multiversity Comics

Our 2014 Four-Color Flashback series discussing The Sandman:

The Sandman Companion by Hy Bender

Eric’s website and Twitter

Broken Magic

The Deli Counter of Justice


  1. 270: Devil by the Deed (Grendel Omnibus: Vol. 1)
  2. 274: Devil’s Legacy, Pt. 1 (Grendel Omnibus: Vol. 2)
  3. 278: Devil’s Legacy, Pt. 2 (Grendel Omnibus: Vol. 2)
  4. 283: The Devil Inside Devil Tales (Grendel Omnibus: Vol. 2)
  5. 286: The Incubation Years (Grendel Omnibus: Vol. 3)
  6. 289: God and the Devil, Pt. 1 (Grendel Omnibus: Vol. 3)
  7. 295: God and the Devil, Pt. 2 (Grendel Omnibus: Vol. 3)
  8. 302: Devil’s Reign (Grendel Omnibus: Vol. 3)


  1. “Mother Night” by The Relationship, The Relationship (2010)
  2. “Father and Son” by Cat Stevens, Tea for the Tillerman (1970)