I am a fan of his, hence why I read his books. But I havent read Sandman, granted its huge, but the several of his other comic work is nothing special, they are very good/decent in a unique way (literacy quality). I only hold him to a higher standard because you are comparing him to Moore, Moore IMO is in his own level because he is consistently great, not the same standard from Gaiman in terms of consistency.
Btw, didnt say Ennis is Moore level at all, but he is part of the brittish comic golden age in his own way. He is more pulp fiction (and standards arent allways good with crap like Wormwood), but defenitely quality in his way. Preacher, Punisher and lots of other satirical stuff shouldnt be dissed off hand.
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