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To be used for the Vertigo dark fantasy comic series "The Sandman" written by Neil Gaiman, the titular character, and related works as appropriate. Always use in conjunction with the [vertigo-comics] tag.

The Sandman is a figure of European folklore, who brings good dreams by sprinkling sand onto the eyes of children. This tag applies to any incarnation of the folklore figure.

An important incarnation is the titular character (also known as Dream or Morpheus) of 's series of graphic novels The Sandman.

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