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The Daily LITG, 29th December 2019, Happy Birthday Dave McKean

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here The 10 most-read stories yesterday “League Of Legends” Player Maria “Remilia” Creveling Has Passed Away Someone Found The Long-Lost “Akira” Prototype From SEGA Ubisoft Releases The […]


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Temple Of Art: The SDCC Panel You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Want To Miss

I’d been looking forward to the Temple of Art panel for a while, but I’m guessing that since it was at 8 p.m. on Saturday night at SDCC, most people did not have it on their radar. With a panel that included filmmakers Allan Amato and Olga Nunes, as well documentary subjects Bill Sienkiewicz, David […]


Dark Horse To Publish 25th Anniversary Edition Of Dave McKean’s Cages

It is one of my favourite comic books of all time. Originally published by Tundra, it famously cost more to print than it did to buy and the more successful it got, the more it cost the publisher. It was finished , then later collected by Kitchen Sink. In 2009 ago it was republished by Dark Horse […]

Dave McKean’s ‘Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash’ To Debut In March

Dave McKean, graphic novelist, musician, writer, designer and performance artist, will be debuting his latest project in March. Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash is a new graphic novel and multimedia performance that explores the work of Paul Nash, one of the most important British artists of the twentieth century, and whose First World War experiences inspired him […]

Exclusive To Comic Shops, The Sandman Overture Dust Jacket By Dave McKean

It’s not part of the Local Comic Shop Day events after Black Friday, DC Comics have restricted themselves to a Dave Johnson exclusive Dark Knight III cover for that promotion. But just in time for that date, comes a second edition of the Sandman: Overture deluxe collection exclusive to comic stores, and featuring an original new dust […]

Bleeding Cool’s 11 Best Comics Of 2014

By Rich Johnston, Hannah Means-Shannon, and Christine Marie Why 11? Building on our inaugural Bleeding Cool “best of” lists last year, we encourage you, dear readers, to dial it up to 11. It’s no exaggeration to say that this has been an extreme year for the number of new and innovative comic series reaching readers […]




New Batman: Arkham Asylum and Mr. Punch Editions – Dave McKean SDCC Panel

Peter S. Svensson writes for Bleeding Cool with the refreshing power of Gatorade. Dave McKean had a spotlight panel at Comic Con, where he showed off many old projects and one new one. McKean introduced his manager/partner Allan Spiegel as his therapist, calling these yearly panels his series of therapy sessions, where he could “talk […]



Nine Lives Lived In Full With Dave McKean At The British Library

This weekend, I went to the British Library in London to see Dave McKean sing and play the piano. To most he is an artist, whose work is often associated with the comics industry. His most prominent and widely seen pieces right now are the covers to Sandman Overture. Others will remember the graphic novel […]

Sandman Overture Covers To Get Metallic Inked

Ahead of the Final Order Cut-Off date of February 3rd for Sandman Overture #2, DC Comics are encouraging retailers to up their orders with the promise of metallic ink! The 1:100 variant cover by JH Williams III will have a special metallic bronze ink on the cover. While the 1:200 variant cover by Dave McKean […]


Home Bound, Sweet Home Bound

Robert Schwager writes: I’m sitting here with one of the creators of a new webcomic “Home Bound” and by ‘here with’ I actually mean nothing of the sort, more just Facebook chatting. Ian Wood is a pretty busy guy. At 22 he is working on a masters in Bioinformatics and scripting/illustrating his new web comic […]


Tuesday Runaround – The Songs Of Dave McKean

A SONG AND DANCE WITH MCKEAN The annual London comic art festival Comica begins today with a preview of Nine Lives, Dave McKean’s new project, include music played and songs sung by McKean. It’s all at Foyles Bookshop from 6.30pm tonight. CASE CLOSED A new way for storing and sending comic books through the mail, […]