sandman overture

Sandman Overture: An Evening With Neil Gaiman Tonight

Looking for something to do this evening? With the release of Sandman Overture, Neil Gaiman is going to be joining DC All-Access live this evening at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT to talk about his mangum opus with novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz. There will also be an introduction to the evening […]

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 […]

Sandman Overture – Secret Wars Done Right?

There is an apocryphal story that a Marvel executive once described their comic book Sleepwalker as "Sandman done right." But reading the final, wonderful, issue of Sandman Overture by Neil Gaiman and JH Williams, I was struck how much it reminded me of the recent Secret Wars series from Marvel. Just, a more pacifist version. […]

9 Things About 9 Of Tomorrow's Comics (Semi-Spoilers)

Again, thanks to a friendly retailer or two, some very semi-spoilery teases for a few comic books coming out tomorrow… 1. Aquaman #44 will most likely start a long discussion about sexual consent in a fantasy environment. If that's an issue, be aware. 2. There's a very unexpected death in Justice League #44 at the hands […]

In One Week, In Two Weeks – The Finale Of Sandman Overture – And Then Monster Week

In one week, we have the final issue of Sandman Overture. And, yes, for real this time, the final issue of Neil Gaiman's Sandman, with JH Williams saying farewell, and tying into that very first issue, Sandman #1, with Dream captured and held against his will for decades… There's also the launch of Colder: Toss The Bones, From Under Mountains, Steam Wars: […]

Free Twilight Children #1 With Digital Copies Of Sandman Overture #6

Twilight Children by Darwyn Cooke and Gilbert Hernandez is launched on October 14th from DC/Vertigo. But those who buy Sandman Overture #6 by Neil Gaiman and JH Williams III in digital form, two weeks early, will et the whole comic for free – in black & white. You know what? I think I will. "As a […]

Sara Richard Sketchcovers Sandman: Overture At Phoenix Comic Con (VIDEO)

By Alex Wilson During Phoenix Comic Con I had a chance to film some amazing artists and time lapse your extraordinary talent and hopefully give a bit of incite into the artist world and unique styles of each artist. Here's the first of many, featuring Sara Richard working on a sketch cover to Sandman: Overture.  […]

Sandman Overture Continues To Reinvent The Comic Book

Sandman Overture could so easily have been a coasting job. Taking in the sights, once more round the mulberry bush, job done, bring home half a million dollars. Yet repeatedly, issue after issue, it has found new ways of using the comic book pages to find new ways of telling stories, portraying reality and engaging […]

In One Week, In Two Weeks – Sandman To Secret Wars

In one week, the launch of a new Resident Alien series Sam Hain Mystery, Vertigo's Mad Max series, Donald Duck, Dirk Gently, Indufferable, Winterworld, Valahalla Mad, A-Force, Deadpool;s Secret Secret Wars, Master Of King-Fu, Spider-Verse, Battleworld, Planet Hulk, Ultimate End, Adventures Of Aero Girl, Psycho Bonkers. Accelerators Momentum, Oh Killstrike, Sword Of Sorrows: Vampirella/Jennifer Blood and Carpe […]

Sandman Overture #5 Out In May – And DC Comics Aims For A Collection By Christmas

At the retailer roadshow in Orando with DC Comics, retailers were told the latest on Neil Gaiman and JH Williams III's Sandman Overture, which has been running at a rate well behind DC's initial projections. With four issues out in eighteen months. However retailers were told that Sandman Overture will be out in May. And that […]

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 […]

Where Did The Endless Come From Anyway? (Sandman Overture #4 Spoilers)

I think it's going to be one of those days. But in today's long-awaited Sandman Overture #4, telling the story of how Dream was captured and imprisoned in Sandman #1 all those years ago, travelling from a far distant galaxy, we see his journey. But we also see his conversation with someone else. In the […]

A Comic Show – Endgame, Axis, And Image!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! It's another week of New Comics Now, that means more Batmans, Axis, and Image. Scott Snyder's Endgame is the pentacle of his and Capullo's run, really it's all payoff. I'm loving this Joker, and you should too, even if the face-off Death of […]

DC Will Have Six Exclusive Covers Available At NYCC

DC Comics has announced that they will have six exclusive cover for the New York Comic Con which runs October 9th – 12th. You can pick up the exclusive Batman #35, Batgirl #35, The Multiversity #1, The Sandman: Overture #1 and two versions of Harley Quinn: Futures End #1 – a Love It and Hate […]

Sandman Overture #3 Is A Total Continuity Geekfest. And I Love It.

Sandman Overture #3 is released today, by Neil Gaiman and JH Williams III, continuing the story of Dream and Dream Cat wandering reality together, towards their fate, revealed in Sandman #1. And it's a total geekfest. So very, very pretty. We get the planet Tharn from Legion Of Superheroes, and the Hecate from Sandman – […]

And Now… Watch JH Williams III's Artwork Animated In The New Blondie Video!

Well last night we dove into the stellar artwork of J.H. Williams III ( Sandman: Overture, Promethea, Bat Woman) for the new Blondie album, Ghosts of Download as the images for the front cover, back cover, and CD pamphlet were revealed on Williams' blog (with more to come) but today another bomb dropped when Blondie's […]