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New Edition Of Dave McKean’s Dustcovers For Sandman, Also Dreamstates and New Stories By McKean and Gaiman In Each

At the Diamond Retailers Appreciation lunch at San Diego Comic Con, Bob Wayne announced for Vertigo the upcoming Dustcovers book for Sandman artwork by Dave McKean, and also a book Dreamstates which will include new Sandman stories in each by …

The Kitchen Coming In November From Vertigo

At San Diego Comic Con, in the Vertigo Defy Panel, Bill Benis announced a new November book for Vertigo, The Kitchen. Set in the 70′s and the reference is to Hell’s Kitchen with a high concept dealing with the wives …

Live From The Vertigo Defy Panel At San Diego Comic Con – Vampirized Chimps In Space

It was a full line-up of creators for Vertigo Defy at San Diego Comic Con, with Mark Buckingham, Tula Lotay, Shelly Bond, Lee Bermejo, Scott Snyder, and Simon Oliver, Mark Doyle, and Will Dennis. In fact, it was one of …

The Big Question Is Do We ‘Go Forth And Explore’? Scott Snyder Teases The Wake’s Final Issue

I try to decide now, looking back, what made me pick up the first issue of The Wake from Vertigo. The interesting logo caught my attention, the edgy color schemes of orange and yellow around it, the covers that suggested …

A Career of Milestones – Joseph Illidge Talks Hardware, Batman, Diversity, And Verge Entertainment

By Nikolai Fomich [Joe Illidge at Midtown Comics in NYC, Photo Credit Milo Stone] Joseph Illidge has been many things – editor, writer, businessman, and columnist – but throughout his wide-ranging career one thing has always remained the same – …

Piecemeal, The Completed Graphic Novel By Steven Grant And Phil Winslade That DC Comics Bought But Won’t Publish

Bleeding Cool, both the website and magazine, has run a number of pieces about comic books, unfinished, unpublished, languishing in the bottom drawer of a creator of a publisher. Some grate more than others. But this one, this grates. Steven …

David Finch’s Cover For Vertigo’s Bodies

This is the cover to Vertigo’s new series, Bodies.   DC Comics have got David Finch to draw a 1-in-13 variant cover to help goose sales of the first issue, which will also be fully returnable to retailers who order …

Rumour: Karen Berger To Partner With Judith Regan For A New Graphic Novel Line?

Last year, Karen Berger walked away from DC Comics after thirty-two years. During that period, she rose to the Executive Editor of the Vertigo line which she created establishing a long line of mature readers comic books and graphic novels, …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Winterworld To The Wicked And The Divine And Daredevil

By Randy Young and Chris Hunter Bleeding Cool welcomes the return of Talking Comics, from Excalibur Comics, Cards, and Games in Shreveport, Louisiana, to discuss this week’s upcoming books, speculating about where they are headed, and discuss their favorite storylines. …

Well The Wake Just Gets Scarier And Scarier Crashing Toward Finale

It was already a horror comic in many ways—I mean all those tight, enclosed spaces on the underwater research station in the first issue reminiscent of being trapped on a space ship in an Alien movie. And don’t forget the …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Original Sin To Nailbiter And The Wake

By Randy Young and Chris Hunter Bleeding Cool welcomes Talking Comics, from Excalibur Comics, Cards, and Games in Shreveport, Louisiana, to discuss this week’s upcoming books, speculating about where they are headed, and discuss their favorite storylines. Hosts Randy Young …

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Free Comic Book Day Special Edition!

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show returns to Bleeding Cool, recorded at the one and only Astro-Zombies Comic Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by Maxx MacLennan. They say: We, at Astro-Zombies, are way too excited for Free Comic Book …

Joe Keatinge On The Vertigo Comic He Didn’t Write

Comic writer Joe Keatinge has spoken out about the comic Cyan, published today by DC Comics/Vertigo, on Tumblr. I reproduce his statement below. The bolding is mine. Today sees the release of the first of four quarterly Vertigo CMYK anthologies. It …

Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics

Tuesday, April 29th The eighty-fourth meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM at Parsons The New School, 2 West 13th Street, in the Bark Room (off the lobby) in …

That Vertigo Advertising Budget At Work – Hinterkind On The Streets Of New York

Spotted on the corner of 86th and Lex, a phone box with a special message… This is new evidence that the quarter of a million dollar advertising budget boasted of by Shelly Bond is being spent… On more than Sandman …

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – From Batman Eternal To The 7th Sword

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show returns to Bleeding Cool, recorded at the one and only Astro-Zombies Comic Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by Maxx MacLennan. They say: This week is exciting! The art of Elektra had us drooling! …

DC Previews – Aquaman And Dead Boy Detectives

Since taking over for Geoff Johns, Jeff Parker’s run on DC‘s Aquaman has been getting a lot of positive buzz, so we are happy to give you a preview of issue #30 that hits stands this week along with the …

Why Cover Credits And Royalties For Colorists Should Matter – Rico Renzi Speaks Out

By Devon Sanders Recently, artist Yanick Paquette drew attention to the fact that certain publishers don’t pay any sort of royalty or give cover credits to some of comics’ most important and hardest working creative, its colorists, and we covered …