October 4th, 2003


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From http://www.comicscontinuum.com:

DC Comics' Vertigo graphic novel The Sandman: Endless Nights by Neil Gaiman has debuted at number 20 for hardcover fiction on the New York Times Best Sellers List, marking the first time ever an American comic-book publisher has earned a spot on the list.

The original graphic novel, which was released on Sept. 17, is a collection of seven short stories - one each for the Endless siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction, Destiny and Dream.

"We are extremely proud to have this extraordinary graphic novel mark the growing importance of the category to book buyers across the country and congratulate Neil and join him in thanking his readers," said Paul Levitz, president and publisher, DC Comics.

According to DC, The Sandman: Endless Nights has been recognized as a turning point for the graphic novel genre by sources from The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly to USA Today and Publishers Weekly.