Surprise Announcement at San Diego Comic-Con Pairs Legendary, Award Winning Author with Artist JH Williams III Under DC Entertainment’s Vertigo Imprint
It's tough to follow up that big bunny from yesterday, but I think this steam-punk angel devising the map of the world will most definitely give you some food for thought.
Listen up, everyone! Next month, we're publishing four great new series, which you might have already heard some buzz about. FAIREST by Bill Willingham and Phil Jiminez, SAUCER COUNTRY by Paul Cornell and Ryan Kelley, DOMINIQUE LAVEAU: VOODOO CHILD by Selwyn Seyfu Hinds and Denys Cowan, and THE NEW DEADWARDIANS by Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard. This week, a fabulous FREE PREVIEW featuring 8 pages from each series is in store, so be sure to go to your favorite comic book shop to get your hands on it.
"The media is the message." It's not quite the Marshall McLuhan mantra but it's close. And no one knows media and its messaging better than Douglas Rushkoff, who in one of his many lives is a prominent writer, speaker, communicator, documentarian, and ultimate guru of modern media and its effects, both good and bad on society. Several years ago, after Douglas finished his series TESTAMENT, the heady historical, near futuristic mash-up of the Old Testament, technology, and economic politics, we were talking about his next project for Vertigo.
I will always be a true-blooded New Yorker (even though I’ve been living in New Jersey for 14 years!), and for me, New York will always be the center of the universe. But even though this is the greatest city in the world, I’m tired of reading about stories that take place here—it’s all too close to home. I’d rather be transported and get immersed in a different culture and environment—pretend that I’m living somewhere else.