THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN Vol. 1 edited and with an introduction by Leslie S. Klinger (The Annotated Sherlock Holmes and The Annotated Dracula) lands in stores today. USA TODAY interviewed Leslie Klinger and exclusively revealed an excerpt featuring fan favorite character Death. SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE ran a rave review. And if you missed it, check out the preview on TOR.
Have a Simpsons fan in your life? One who just saw the “The Book Job” episode in which New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman made a guest appearance along with some of his famous tomes including THE SANDMAN? Maybe he or she wants to know more about Mr. Gaiman's creative process--and the legendary SANDMAN books?
Then consider picking up THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN for that special person.
This gorgeous volume is not only a nice looking coffee table book, it’s extremely informative and one that is to be read and savored from cover to cover.
Edited, and with an introduction and notes by Leslie S. Klinger, the expert researcher and editor behind the Edgar Award-winning New Annotated Sherlock Holmes and the critically acclaimed New Annotated Dracula. THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN is a panel-by-panel journey through every issue of Neil Gaiman’s best-selling series THE SANDMAN. Collecting issues #1-#20, this volume provides commentary, historical and contemporary references, hidden meanings, fascinating details about THE SANDMAN's hundreds of unforgettable characters and much more, presented side-by-side with the series' art and text.
(And while you're at it, pick one up for yourself too!)
In addition, there are the Absolute editions including the recently published ABSOLUTE SANDMAN Vol. 5.
Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and . . . Neil Gaiman?
That’s right. This Sunday, New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman will make a guest appearance as an animated version of himself on The Simpsons. Gaiman joins an elite list of literati to appear on the show including John Updike and Thomas Pynchon and comic book writers Dan Clowes, Alan Moore and Art Spiegelman. In the episode “The Book Job,” we’ll see some of Gaiman’s famous tomes including THE SANDMAN.
Check out the stills provided to us, courtesy of the kind folks at The Simpsons, and watch the episode this Sunday, November 20th at 8pm Eastern.
Looks like Neil is holding court at a bookstore.
Copyright and TM FOX Broadcasting Company
Oh no, Moe is about to stick Neil with a needle!
(cover not final)
THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN by Leslie Klinger is a panel-by-panel journey through every issue of Neil Gaiman's New York Times best-selling series THE SANDMAN. Volume 1, on sale this December, includes issues #1-#20.
In Spring 2012, Vertigo will publish a BLACK ORCHID Deluxe Edition from The New York Times Bestselling author Neil Gaiman (Sandman) and innovative artist Dave McKean.
BLACK ORCHID is a haunting exploration of birth, death and renewal. After being viciously murdered, Susan is reborn fully grown as the Black Orchid, a hybrid of plant and human, in order to avenge her own death. Now as this demigoddess attempts to reconcile her human memories and botanical origins, she must also untangle the webs of deception and secrets that led to her murder. Beginning in the cold streets of a heartless metropolis and ending in the lavish heartland of the thriving Amazon, this book takes the reader through a journey of secrets, suffering, and self-rediscovery.
Currently out of print, this new Deluxe Edition hardcover features lush painted artwork by McKean and will make a gorgeous addition to your Neil Gaiman collection.
If you’re unfamiliar with this fabulous all ages book based on the diminutive versions of the Endless from Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, here's a peek inside:
Where: DELIRIUM’S PARTY (shh! It’s a surprise for Despair)
Host: Multiple Eisner award-winning writer/artist Jill Thompson
(Sandman, The Little Endless Storybook, Wonder Woman).
Join: The diminutive versions of the Endless (Delirium and Despair’s siblings
Dream, Destruction, Desire, Destiny and Death) from Neil Gaiman’s
SANDMAN for a celebration of well, endless possibilities.
Bring: Presents and cake to make the personification of sorrow smile.
When: Today, comic stores, May 10, 2011 book stores
Details: DELIRIUM’S PARTY: A LITTLE ENDLESS STORYBOOK
an original graphic novel with whimsical prose illustrated with gorgeous watercolor paintings for all ages.
RSVP: Everywhere books are sold
If you haven’t read THE SANDMAN yet, or need a refresher, there’s no need to worry. NPR's Monkey See blog chose THE SANDMAN: Dream Country by New York Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman, as their first graphic novel, for the "I Will If You Will" Book Club!
That's right. This November, we are excited to bring you THE ABSOLUTE SANDMAN BOOK FIVE. This gorgeous oversized deluxe slipcased hardcover collects three critically acclaimed and best selling stories from the SANDMAN universe, created by the New York Times best selling author Neil Gaiman:
THE SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS – The Eisner Award-winning collection of SANDMAN stories written by Neil Gaiman and featuring breathtaking art by P. Craig Russell, Milo Manara, Frank Quitely, Miguelanxo Prado, Bill Sienkiewicz, Glenn Fabry, Barron Storey and a Dave McKean cover.
THE SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS – Both the prose novella written by Gaiman with art by superstar Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano, and the 2009 comic adaptation by P. Craig Russell.
SANDMAN MIDNIGHT THEATRE – The hard-to-find crossover featuring Wesley Dodds, the Golden Age Sandman, written by Neil Gaiman and Matt Wagner, and with art by Teddy Kristiansen.
Enjoy the world and stories of Neil Gaiman’s SANDMAN, drawn and painted by some the most talented and popular artists working today in THE ABSOLUTE SANDMAN BOOK 5 (512 pg, color, $99.99 US).