THE SANDMAN Character Posters Spotlight Mervyn Pumpkinhead, John Dee, Cain, Abel, Goldie And More

Now that The Sandman is streaming, Netflix has debuted another batch of character banners featuring supporting players such as Mervyn Pumpkinhead, Ethel Cripps, John Dee, Cain, Abel, & Goldie the gargoyle.

The Sandman is now streaming on Netflix (you can check out our review here), and we have a new series of character posters spotlighting some of the supporting players we meet over the course of the 10-episode first season.

The banners feature Ethel Cripps, her son John Dee, fan-favorite Dreaming janitor Mervyn Pumpkinhead, Abel, his murderous brother Cain, and their adorable baby gargoyle Goldie (he'll always be Irving in our hearts).

There are also alternate posters for the likes of Gilbert, Matthew the raven, Lucienne, Despair, and Rose Walker.

Check out the banners in the threads below, and let us know if you've been enjoying The Sandman in the comments.

Netflix is notorious for cancelling shows after a single season, so fans are concerned that The Sandman might suffer the same fate. However, the show is currently No. 1 in 80 countries around the world, which should bode well for a renewal.

"There is another world that waits for all of us when we close our eyes and sleep — a place called the Dreaming, where The Sandman, Master of Dreams (Tom Sturridge), gives shape to all of our deepest fears and fantasies. But when Dream is unexpectedly captured and held prisoner for a century, his absence sets off a series of events that will change both the dreaming and waking worlds forever. To restore order, Dream must journey across different worlds and timelines to mend the mistakes he’s made during his vast existence, revisiting old friends and foes, and meeting new entities — both cosmic and human — along the way."

The Sandman also stars Kirby Howell Baptiste as Death, Boyd Holbrook as The Corinthian, Donna Preston as Despair, Stephen Fry as Gilbert, Mason Alexander Park as Desire, Charles Dance as black magician Roderick Burgess, and Sanjeeve Bhaskar as Cain. Joely Richardson will play Ethel Cripps, while David Thewlis will take on the role of her son John Dee, aka the deranged Dr. Destiny.

The 10-episode first season of The Sandman will adapt the first two arcs of the Vertigo comics series, "Preludes and Nocturnes" and "The Doll's House."

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