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The Little Endless Return with Jill Thompson in ‘Delirium’s Party’ [Preview]

On sale now in comics shops and bookstores everywhere are two new hardcover graphic novels that are essential reading not just for fans of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, but for their children as well. Written and fully painted by Jill Thompson, Delirium’s Party sees the artist return to the world of The Endless for a new all-ages tale depicted in her trademark fanciful style. Also on sale is a new hardcover edition of The Little Endless Storybook, another of Thompson’s popular all-ages twists on the Vertigo characters.

In 2001′s A Little Endless Storybook, Jill Thompson set talking puppy Barnabas on a quest to find his missing companion, Delirium of the Endless. Along the way Barnabas inquires within the realms of all Delirium’s esoteric siblings, Death, Dream, Desire, Despair, Destruction and Destiny. In Delirium’s Party, Thompson tells a new tale of the childlike Endless as Delirium tries to cheer Despair up by throwing her a characteristically strange soiree.

Also the author of the English language Endless manga Dead: At Death’s Door and a contributor to such Vertigo highlights as Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall, House of Mystery, The Invisibles, The Sandman and Finals, Jill Thompson’s Little Endless Storybooks are worth picking up for the beautiful artwork alone, but lovers of Neil Gaiman’s compelling fantasy worlds will enjoy Thompson’s especially whimsical twists on the Sandman mythos. Both hardcover books can be purchased now from finer comics shops and bookstores everywhere, including Things From Another World.

THE LITTLE ENDLESS STORYBOOK – NEW PRINTING

Written by JILL THOMPSON;; Art and cover by JILL THOMPSON

A new printing of the classic tale of The Endless from acclaimed writer/artist Jill Thompson!

The story begins once upon a time, when Little Delirium was lost. Her protector and puppy Barnabas searched the waking world for his tiny princess to no avail. Now, Barnabas must travel to the strange realms of each of The Endless to see if Delirium’s siblings have seen their missing sister. Cameos by The Sandman, Desire and the rest of the Endless family make this a must-have for any Sandman fa

Vertigo 64pg. Color Hardcover $14.99 US

DELIRIUM’S PARTY: A LITTLE ENDLESS STORYBOOK

Written by JILL THOMPSON; Art and cover by JILL THOMPSON

The diminutive versions of the Endless from Neil Gaiman’s SANDMAN mythos are back by popular demand in DELIRIUM’S PARTY: A LITTLE ENDLESS STORYBOOK.

In an effort to rid Despair of her unhappiness once and for all, Little Delirium throws a party for her dour sister and invites siblings Dream, Destruction, Death, Destiny and Desire. But this is no ordinary affair. We’re talking about a party planner who is the personification of delirium, so you can only imagine that this event will be as outrageous and unpredictable as Little Delirium’s haircolor. But whether Delirium’s party will be a smashing success – or whether it will end in tears – is anyone’s guess.

Brought to life through whimsical prose and watercolor by multiple award-winner Jill Thompson, DELIRIUM’S PARTY: A LITTLE ENDLESS STORYBOOK will be an affair to remember for all time – and all ages.

Vertigo 64pg. Color Hardcover $14.99 US

[Via Graphic Content]

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