The Sandman #23

The last thing Morpheus expects upon his return to Hell is an open gate and a vacant kingdom. And yet, that's exactly what he finds as Lucifer explains he's decided to give up the kingdom of the damned and hands over the keys to the Dream King. But is this a gift—or a curse?

Written By:
Neil Gaiman
Pencils:
Kelley Jones
Inks:
Malcolm Jones III
Cover By:
Dave McKean