Lucifer Vol. 1: The Infernal Comedy

Lucifer Vol. 1: The Infernal Comedy Review

One of four books expanding Neil Gaiman's acclaimed Sandman Universe. The onetime ruler of Hell has gone missing. Lucifer is MIA. He finds himself imprisoned and crippled by mysterious forces who seek to torment him for their own terrible ends. He also happens to have no idea how he got there.

This is the one true tale of what befell the Prince of Lies, the Bringer of Light--Lucifer. The blind, destitute old man, who lives in a small boarding house in a quiet little town, where nothing is quite what it seems and no one can leave. He's trapped, you see? Trapped in a bizarre prison with no memory of how he got there or why. He has no recollection of setting out to find his offspring. He also does not remember that if he does not find him it could be the end of all things. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, a cop who may have brain cancer is tasked with a mission. Find and Kill Lucifer.

From crime and mystery author Dan Watters (The Shadow, Deep Roots) with art from Max Fiumara and Sebastian Fiumara (Abe Sapien, The Amazing Spider-Man, All-Star Batman) bring us the next chapter in the story everyone's favorite son of God.

The Sandman Universe is a new series of books curated by Neil Gaiman for DC Vertigo. Conjuring epic storytelling and immersing readers into the evolving world of the Dreaming, The Sandman Universe begins anew with four new ongoing series, existing in a shared universe, building upon Gaiman's New York Times best-selling series that lyrically weaved together stories of dreams and magic.

Collects Lucifer #1-6 and Sandman Universe Special #1

Title:Lucifer Vol. 1: The Infernal Comedy
Edition Language:English

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    Lucifer Vol. 1: The Infernal Comedy Reviews

  • Sam Quixote

    I’ve never read the Mike Carey Lucifer series or seen the TV show (and I’ll probably never do either now) so I don’t know if it’s because I’m so unfamiliar with the character and his story (...

  • Chad

    This book was so decompressed it bored me to tears. The first several issues just seemed to be random things happening with no connection, although it sort of eventually came together. Of course, by t...

  • Fran

    An excellent new chapter in Lucifer's story. This one comes as part of the Sandman's Universe new series. The creative team behind Lucifer Vol. 1 – The Infernal Comedy is a large one (even when comp...

  • Devann

    I received an ARC copy of this book from NetGalley.I should have known after the summary started with "This is the ~one true tale~ of what befell the Prince of Lies" that it was going to be like this,...

  • Artemy

    I was so pleasantly surprised by The Dreaming Vol. 1: Pathways and Emanations that I kind of got my hopes up too much for this one. Yeah, the new Lucifer book is not very good and I’m really not sur...

  • Phillip

    Disclaimer: I received a free ecopy via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.The story was kind of boring. It never grabbed my attention enough to care about what was happening. The art was good...

  • Nicki Markus

    I came to this graphic novel with no prior knowledge of the Sandman universe. All I know of the character of Lucifer comes from the recent TV series, so I was interested to go back to the roots, as it...

  • Tanya

    I got this volume as an eARC along with Volume One of The Dreaming , which means I sampled half of the new Sandman Universe story arcs released to celebrate the series' 30th anniversary.Lucifer Morni...

  • Etienne

    3,5/5. I never read the original Sandman series so I can’t really compare them. But this one, in itself, was good. Dark universe, dark humor has well and an interesting but a bit confusing plot. Not...

  • Pop Bop

    The Second, (and Possibly Best), of the Four New Sandman Universe SeriesO.K., here's the deal as I understand it. There are four new series that are spinoffs of Neil Gaiman's Sandman Universe. Each sh...